JOHN BELL, M.A. ; installed to the vicarage pensionary on presentation by King James VI. on the 28th January 1613. He was translated to Stevenson High Kirk in 1613. [Prot. Book of Robert Brown.] He died in 1641 aged about 52. He married and had a son - John, who was his successor at the High Kirk.
[Baillie's Lett. ; Tombst. ; Acts of Pari., v. ; Glasg. Tests.]