BELL, Ralph (d.1733), of Sowerby, Thirsk, Yorks.
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s. of Robert Bell of Sowerby by his w. Elizabeth. m. 3 Mar. 1697, Rachel, da. of Richard Windlow of Yarm, Yorks. s.p. suc. fa. 1711.
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A Whig country gentleman, Bell was returned for Thirsk on the Frankland interest, voting for the septennial bill. He vacated his seat by accepting a customs post in 1717, which he held till his death, 3 Nov. 1733.