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BELL - GIBB BIBLE

This Bible is in the Perth Museum archives.

It measures 9 by 12 inches. The genealogical information is written in four ornately printed "Family Register" pages which are between the Old and New Testaments.

Parial transcript of the title page is:
                  The Self-Explanatory Family Bible
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                                 THE
                             HOLY BIBLE,

                              CONTAINING

                               etc etc

                               GLASGOW
              WILLIAM COLLINS, LICENSED QUEEN'S PRINTER
                              MDCCCLXIII


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 // First page

               FAMILY REGISTER

                PARENTS NAMES

HUSBAND:  Andrew Wilson Bell
BORN:      _____________________
WIFE:      Jane Anderson Gibb
BORN:      _____________________
MARRIED:   On the 27th July Ad 1857
by the Reverend George Thompson
of the Village of Renfrew in the
County of Renfrew

 // end page one

 // page two

               CHILDRENS NAMES

Margaret Hope Bell Born 9th January 1863
Clementina Sophia Bell Born 18th July 1867
Jane Isabella Bell Born 14th February 1869

 // end page two

 // page three
                  MARRIAGES

Marg't Hope Bell to
Peter McRae [? unclear] May 7th 1884

  // end page three

  // page four
                   DEATHS

[page four is blank]
[See the GIBB Bible for more of the same family].
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