Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Bell Johntraveller

Bell, John, traveller, was born in 1691 in Stirlingshire. After studying medicine he went in 1714 to St. Petersburg, and received the appointment of physician to an embassy for Persia. This was followed by similar appointments to different parts, the result of these travels being published in 1764. He died in 1780.