Full name Francis Henry Dillon Bell
Born March 31, 1851, Nelson, Nelson
Died March 13, 1936, Lowry Bay, Wellington (aged 84 years 348 days)
Major teams Wellington
Education Auckland Grammar School; Otago Boys High School; St Johns College, Cambridge University
Francis Bell played twice for Wellington, with no success, when he returned from studying law at Cambridge. He went on the be Mayor of Wellington, and his political career culminated in him becoming prime minister, albeit only for 16 days. He was the first New Zealand PM to be born in the country.
- Cricket tragics (Nov 28, 2007)
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