Sir James Gell, C.V.O. filled most of the official offices in the Isle of Man. He was High Bailiff of Castletown; H.M. Attorney-General; First Deemster; and Clerk of the Rolls. He also served as Acting Governor and Deputy Governor. He was a Church Commissioner and Chairman of the Insular Justices of the Peace. Edited a number of works dealing with laws and constitution of the Island. He died in Castletown 1905.
Son of John Gell (Kennaa) and Margaret McHutchin.