Entry TypePerson
EpithetAnglican clergyman
Gender IdentityMale
HistoryEducated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Ordained in June 1806, becoming Curate of Matlock; he became Perpetual Curate of Rocester, 1812-1820, Assistant Rector of All Saints, Derby (in 1851) and Rural Dean of Derby; in his later years he became known as a "clergyman of the Church of England without the care of souls". He married Elizabeth Dod and they had 8 children: John Philip (1816-1898), Elizabeth (1817-1900), Charles Augustine (1818-1839), Henry (1819-1843), Frederick (1820-1902), Arthur Daniel (1822-1848), Harriet Isabella (1824-1896, later Childe) and Caroline Mary (1829-1920).
RelationshipsSon of Philip Gell and his wife Elizabeth (nee Wright).
Key EventsBorn at Wirksworth, 22 Feb 1783; died at Derby, 7 Jan 1870, buried at Kirk Langley
AddressDuffield Bank
Authorised Form of NameGell; Philip (1783-1870); Anglican clergyman

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