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Barbara Margaret Bell
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Barbara Margaret Bell

The eldest daughter of Dr Walter Leonard Bell and his wife, Margaret Lendrum Scarth, the youngest daughter of Robert Scarth and his third wife, Jemima Eliza Scarth Stevenson.
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Picture added on 28 May 2007
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Hello Heather, I am delighted to find the photos on this website and I, too, am researching the Orkney Scarths. We are descendants of Robert Scarth 1 and his second wife, Agnes Cathie. I would be so pleased to share what information I have. Please contact me at the address below.
Added by Carol Britton on 14 April 2013
I have just returned from the Highland Games in Vista, San Diego California and was trying to research my family. My mother was a Scarth Stevenson from Ontario, Canada. She told me her family was from the Orkneys...way back when. The family crest was a fist holding a wreath. The folks at the Highland games said that the Scarth was not a clan but an area and that the tartan would be Caithness. Any information would be appreciated. My Mum also told me that because the clan was so old that they would wear the Stuart tartan.
Added by Daphne Preyer, ne Winslow on 23 June 2013
This photo is my Granny ! I have all sorts of photos and information about my Orkney family. I'd like to contact Heather Lewington - so many questions !
Added by Helen Thorp on 21 March 2020
Hi Helen, I visited your Aunt Marna on two occasions at Old Fincastle as well as your cousin, Andrew and his family. By my records, you and I would be 3rd cousins, the same relationship I have with Heather. I am the great-granddaughter of Jane-Jessie Scarth who was your great- grandmother Madge's half-sister. Heather will have far more information but I would be happy to share what I have as well and I would like to connect with you.
Added by Carol Britton on 24 March 2020
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