Members at our 2007 BBQ

Cardiff
Naturalists' Society


Cymdeithas Naturiaethwr
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William Adams (1813-1886) First President of the Society Go Back

William Adams (1813-1886) First President of the Society





Franklin George Evans (1826-1904) Second President of the Society Go Back

Franklin George Evans (1826-1904) second President of the Society





William Taylor (1829-1912) Fourth President of the Society Go Back

William Taylor (1829-1912)





Henry Heywood (1842-1909) Seventh and Fourteenth President of the Society Go Back

Henry Heywood (1842-1909)





Clement Waldron Ninth President of the Society Go Back

Clement Waldron





Peter Price (1824-1892) Twelfth President of the Society Go Back

Peter Price (1824-1892)





Thomas Henry Thomas (1839-1915) President of the Society Go Back

Thomas Henry Thomas (1839-1915)





Rev. Canon Chas James Thompson (1836-1909) Twenty Third President of the Society Go Back

Rev. Canon Chas James Thompson (1836-1909)





Robert Drane (1833-1914) Twenty Fourth President of the Society Go Back

Robert Drane (1833-1914

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James Bell Go Back

James Bell

From the transactions

IN MEMORIA - JAMES BELL,

Born February 13th, 1839. Died Apri llth, 1903 .

BY C. T. VACHELL, M.D.

By the death of Mr. James Bell the list of original members of the Society is reduced to three, having stood at 26 at the foundation of the Society in 1867 —the Veterans remaining with us being Dr. William Tay lor, Dr. Bush, and Robert Drane, F.L.S . It is true that our Annals do not record great deeds done for the Society by Mr. Bell, nevertheless his worth was recognised by the Committee, and on two separate occasions he was urged to accept the Presidency.

He was however of a singularly reserved and retiring character, and he could not be persuaded to take a front place. He acted on the Committee for 36 years, and until his removal to Barry regularly attended meetings. He was a consistent supporter of the aims and objects of the Society, and whenever his professional knowledge could be brought to hear he was keen to do his part—thus for instance he took a leading part in mapping out for the last edition of the Ordnance Survey Maps those fragments of Ancient Monuments, &c., which had not previously been noted.

Mr. Bell was born in 1 839 at Canonbie, Dumfries-shire, and came to reside in Cardiff in 1866, practising as a Civil Engineer. In 1893 he was appointed Resident Engineer to the Barry Railway Co., and this appointment he retained u ntil his death.

One of his more important works was the restoration of the Porthkerry Viaduct in 1900, after its unfortunate failure in 1897. His genial disposition won for him many friends, bu this domestic life was unfortu nately saddened by repeated and heart-breaking bereavements.



Others .. Here are some people who are in our achives, but as yet their roles not known



John Stuart Corbett Go Back

John Stuart Corbett



F W Wooton Go Back

F W Wooton





Others .. Here are some more people who are in our achives, but as yet their names are not known. we would love to hear from anyone who does know who they are, please contact us via our contacts page

Unknown Person in CNS Archives Go Back

Unknown Person in CNS Archives



Unknown Person in CNS Archives Go Back

Unknown Person in CNS Archives



Unknown Person in CNS Archives Go Back

Unknown Person in CNS Archives



Unknown Person in CNS Archives Go Back

Unknown Person in CNS Archives



Unknown Person in CNS Archives Go Back

Unknown Person in CNS Archives



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