Bell, Francis Henry Dillon (Rt Hon Sir), 1851-1936

Bell, Dillon, 1851-1936, Bell, Harry, 1851-1936, Bell, Henry Dillon, 1851-1936

Lawyer, mayor, politician and prime minister. The eldest son of Sir Francis Dillon Bell and Margaret Bell. In 1878 he married Caroline Robinson (1853?-1935). Educated in UK, he returned to New Zealand, where he became Crown Solicitor in Wellington (1878-1911) and President of the Law Society (1908-1918). He was elected mayor of Wellington in 1891. Member of Parliament for Wellington City 1893-1896. In 1912 became leader of the Legislative Council, and was a Minister 1912-1919. Was three times acting Prime Minister and temporarily Prime Minister after Massey's death in 1925. Minister of External Affairs and Attorney-General 1925-1928. KCMG, 1915, GCMG, 1923 and Privy Councillor, 1926. Married Caroline Robinson (daughter of Hon William Robinson) in 1878. See DNZB (Vol 2, 1870-1900, p34-36)

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Date: 1870 - 1960 From: The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] By: Andrews, Elsie Euphemia, 1888-1948; Aris, Bernard Ford, 1887-1977; Barrett, William Phillips, 1861-1938; Benda, H J, active 1951; Berry, Reginald George James, 1906-1979; Blair, Mary Ramsay Ellen, 1875-1963; Clark, Barbara, active 1933; Gulliver, Thomas Ralph de Vere, 1891-1933; Haggett, Frank C, active 1930s; Holloway, Ronald, 1909-2003; Ogilvie, Helen, active 1930s; Parker, Nancy M, 1913-2004; Pearse, Ann, active 1936-1950; Richards, Arthur R, active 1922; Taylor, Ernest Mervyn, 1906-1964; Tilsley, Lydia Louise, 1898-1983; Wiseman, Hilda Alexandra, 1894-1982; Woollaston, Mountford Tosswill (Sir), 1910-1998 Ref: BOOKPLATES-GRAHAM-NZ-B Description: Arranged in boxes alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made. Contains plates made for: Lawrence Baigent (by Leo Bensema...
Date: 1896 By: Evening press (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-C-ALCOHOL-Temperance-1896-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with three doggerel poems: "Deliver us from evil - an appeal to the women of Wellington"; "A moderate view - a poet opposes Prohibiti...
Date: 1919-1934 From: Hall-Jones, William (Sir), 1851-1936 :Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5755-69 Description: Letters dealing with various political matters, including his re-appointment to the Legislative Council, loans and tax proposals, messages of sympathy, and ...
Date: 1890 By: Union Box & Packing Case Company; W R Bock and Son Ltd Ref: Eph-C-POLITICS-1890-01 Description: Shows an illustration of a central vertical pole to which various Wellington political candidates are clinging: John Duthie, Bell, T K Macdonald, George Fish...
Date: 1921 From: [Ephemera of up to A3 size relating to New Zealand persons whose surnames begin with A, B, C, D, E and F] By: Vanguard (Newspaper); Wright & Carman Ltd Ref: Eph-C-PEOPLE-A-1921-01 Description: Shows a head and shoulder portrait of Mrs Lily May Atkinson, wife of the NZ Alliance president A R Atkinson. As well as the essay by J J North, there are tri...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :Parliamentary Character Sketches. No. 10.- Mr F. H. D. Bell. New Zealand Observer and Free Lance, Saturday September 22, 1894.
Date: 1894 From: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :[197 copies of cartoons from the New Zealand Observer and Free Lance 1880-1896.] By: New Zealand observer and free lance (Newspaper); Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 Ref: H-722-188 Description: Sketch of New Zealand parliamentary member, Mr Francis H Dillon Bell, who later became prime minister. Published in 'Grant, Ian F. Public Lives - New Zealan...
Evening Press almanac 1892. Lithographed and designed at the Evening Press Office / W Halliburton. Supplement to Evening Press, December 31st 1891.
Date: 1892 By: Evening press (Wellington, N.Z.); Bell family Ref: Eph-E-NEWSPAPER-1892-01 Description: A poster showing inset advertisements for many Wellington businesses, together with inset calendars for each month of the year, and a list of shipping to and...
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Lloyd, Trevor, 1863-1937 :The new choirmaster. Popular edition. The happy family. 19.8.[19]15.
Date: 1915 By: Lloyd, Trevor, 1863-1937; Pomare, Louise, active 1971-2016 Ref: C-109-038 Description: Shows Premier William Massey conducting a choir of the Coalition Cabinet members who sing "The happy family; words by Bill and Joe". Present from back left: ...
Date: [1900-1957] From: Bett, Francis Arnot Blackader, 1873-1957 : Papers Ref: Micro-MS-0508-4 Description: Personal papers include various family letters, correspondence and receipts re shareholdings, correspondence with Health Department re medical matters, 1931...
Date: [ca 1800s-1900s] From: General Assembly Library : Miscellaneous manuscripts Ref: MS-Papers-10077-3 Description: Includes a letter (circa 1850) from James Brown regarding an unidentified voyage and arrival in Auckland; New Zealand Company share certificate made out to J...
Date: 1930 From: Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6919-0101 Description: Contains correspondence and memorandums on land claims Includes letters to Rt Hon. Sir Francis Bell re visits to Maori districts to view drainage schemes. Q...
Date: 1920 By: Muir and MacKinlay (Firm) Ref: PAColl-D-0822 Description: Group photograph of members of the Legislative Council taken on the steps of the General Assembly Library in 1920 by Muir & MacKinlay All names indexed in Na...
Date: 1936 By: Martin & Dyett (Firm); Gordon Harcourt Ltd Ref: MapColl-832.4792gbbd/[1936?]/Acc.10181 Description: Cadastral and topographical map of the area adjacent to Lowry Bay. Includes numbered sections with acreages, some including sites of buildings, a homestead, ...
Date: 1907-1932 From: Bennett, Agnes Elizabeth Lloyd, 1872-1960 : Photographs Ref: PAColl-6972-5 Description: View of Lowry Bay taken in 1907; two views of Sir Francis Dillon Bell's house; two photographs of workers laying the water supply pipeline to Eastbourne in ...
Date: 1943-1944, ca1980, 1984 By: Stichbury, John Stannus, 1921-2003 Ref: MS-Papers-4166 Description: The papers comprise a war diary, a short history of Lowry Bay and `Taumaru', and newspaper articles and cuttings Source of title - Supplied Accompanying ma...
From: Feickert, P :Album compiled by Mira Feickert Ref: 1/2-036309-F Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Wellington & Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Wednesday 3rd November, 1886. Lunch upon the occasion of driving the last spike at 34 miles 47 chains, on the railway, near Waikanae, by His Excellency Sir W F D Jervois, K.G.C.M.G., C.B. 1886.
Date: 1886 From: New Zealand Railways: [Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1800s] By: Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd; Simcox, Francis Selwyn, 1880-1967 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1886-01 Description: A menu and toast list produced for the occasion of a celebratory lunch. The toast list includes toasts by: The Premier, Mr W T L Travers, Sir Julius Vogel, M...
Date: 1868-1949 By: Rolleston family Ref: 79-287 Description: Family and other personal correspondence. Includes some of William Rolleston, his wife Mary, but mainly their son Francis Joseph; also including other family...
Date: Feb 1924 By: Muir and MacKinlay (Firm) Ref: PAColl-D-0748 Description: Group portrait of the Members of the House of Representatives, New Zealand military personnel and members of the visiting Japanese Training Squadron. The gro...
Muir and Stephenson :Group photograph of members of the Wellington legal profession
Date: 1903 By: Muir & Stewart (Firm) Ref: PA7-49-33 Description: Group photograph of members of the Wellington legal profession. Taken in 1903 by Muir and Stewart. Back row: E B Brown, H B Chapman, C W Neilson, T M Wilford...