Son of Richard Bell and Sarah, née Robinson who married on 11 June 1881 in Eggleston. Brother of Margaret Ann Robinson (1879), George Thompson (1881 or 1872?) [See separate entry on the database], William Benders (1883), Florence Jane (1885), Lilly May (1886), Richard Maurice (1890) and Sarah Jane (1892). Harry married Ellen Elizabeth Wooton, who died in 1983. The couple had a daughter called Winifred.
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Harry attended Lintz Colliery Company's School, Infants.
He emigrated on 31 March 1911 from Liverpool aboard the Virginian accompanied by his brother George. They arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 7 April 1911. Harry's intention was to farm in Saskatchewan.
Harry died in 1960 of Hemorrhagic Edema of Lungs, Acute Heart Failure and Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease.