The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Bell, William
Bell, William, C.I.E. 1904; M.A. Edin. 1885; Director of Public, Instruction Punjab; b. 1860. Educ. Moray House Training College, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University (medallist, honours): Vans Dunlop Scholar, Edinburgh, 1882-85: Joined Indian Educational Service, 1885, as Principal Central Training College, Lahore Principal, Government College, Lahore, and Inspector of European Schools: 1895; Director of Public Instruction, Punjab, and Under-Secretary to, Government Education Department, 1901-08; Fellow and Syndic of Punjab University since 1886: Inspector of Chiefs’ Colleges in India, 1903-07: Inspector-General of Reformatory Schools, Punjab, 1904; President, Punjab Text-Book Committee, 1901-07; Registrar at various times; Examiner in Philosophy, Allahabad and Punjab Universities; 1903. Publications: Various educational works. Address: c/o H. S. King & Co., 9 Pall Mall, S.W.