Brief Biography of J.F.Gell 1823-1905

Sir James GellSir 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.


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