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Sir (Thomas) Hugh Bell, 2nd Baronet CB JP FSA (10 February 1844 – 29 June 1931) was long time mayor of Middlesbrough, High Sheriff of Durham 1895, Justice of the Peace, Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham, Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire.

He was the son of Lowthian Bell and his wife Margaret Pattinson. He married Maria Shield on 23 April 1867 and they had two children:

Upon the death of his first wife on 19 April 1871, he married, secondly, Florence Eveleen Eleanor Olliffe (later Dame Florence Bell, DBE), a daughter of Sir Joseph Olliffe.

They had three children:

Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Marquess of Ripon
Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire
Succeeded by
Geoffrey William Algernon Howard
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lowthian Bell
(of Rounton Range and Washington Hall)
Succeeded by
Maurice Bell


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