Dr Howard Bell
of the memorable figures recalled by Tony Loach and Trevor Wedlake
in their reminiscences on the Schmoose page, was Dr Howard Bell,
for many years the only doctor in the village.
More recent residents will be aware of Bell's Walk by the school - the route he and Mrs Bell took when walking down from their house at the top of the school field - where Home Close now stands.
Following an inquiry to Trevor, Tony was able to track down this article from The Field, in which his prowess at field sports was commemorated.
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Doctor Howard A Bell
After Cambridge and a London hospital, he served overseas as a
It is no exaggeration to say he revolutionized bank fishing at
His knowledge of entomology was profound. Furthermore, his
J K B CRAWFORD
|Remembering Dr Bell
Following on from the request for information on Dr Bell, I'd like to tell
It seemed to be a very large, dark waiting room, with chairs around the
Mrs Bell was always there, and the two of them most friendly and caring in
Sarah Avery (née Midgley)