Clan Bell

Basic Info.

Bell Clan Crest

Bell Clan Crest


Crest: A hand holding a dagger, paleways, Proper
Motto: I Beir the Bel
Historic Seat: Middlebie, Dumfires & Galloway
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan


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Bell Tartan

Bell of the Borders

Bell of the Borders

Bell Clan tartan

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Clan History



Bell History

The name bell may possibly derive from the French ‘Bel’ or ‘Belle’ and families of this name are found almost exclusively in the Borders, particularly Dumfriesshire. Various spellings have been recorded, including Bel, Bellis, Belle, Beal, and Bale

The Bells settled in Middlebie Parish in Dumfriesshire around the 11th century.

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Clan Lands

Bell Lands


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