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Marion Bell


Daughter of Charles Shaw of Ayr. Married Charles Bell in 1811. Following the death of her husband in 1842, lived with her brother, Alexander Shaw; their house became a centre of literary and scientific society. Published her husband’s letters in 1870.


DNB s.v. Bell, Charles (1774–1842), and Shaw, Alexander (1804–90)

Modern English Biography.