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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEG/1/7
TitleLetters from Fredrick Gell to his sister-in-law Eleanor Isabella Gell (nee Franklin)
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RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryFrederick Gell (1820-1902) was the son of Reverend Philip Gell and his wife Elizabeth (nee Dod). He was the brother of John Philip Gell, who married Eleanor Isabella Franklin on 7 June 1849. Frederick was ordained as a deacon in 1843 and become a fellow of Christ Church, Cambridge, where he was later a lecturer, dean and assistant tutor, 1849-1861. He also served as a chaplain to the Bishop of London, 1859-1861. He was appointed Bishop of Madras in 1861 and remained in that post until his retirement in 1898. He died at Culford, Coonoor, Southern India on 25 March 1902.

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Gell; Frederick (1820-1902); Anglican clergyman and Bishop of Madras
Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
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