William Bell

Biography

William Bell lived in Northumberland just south of the Scottish Border. He mended the roads up to Carter Bar for nearly 50 years. He wrote the great majority of his poems between 1903 and 1913. He wrote about the people and places he knew. Many of the poems are comic and in the local dialect. They can also be seen as a picture of a bygone time. "Billy Bell, Redesdale Roadman, Border Bard" contains a selection of his poems along with other chapters on his life and times. It is available in print and online elsewhere. "Billy Bell, Part 2" is only available online.

Where to buy in print


Books

Billy Bell, Part 2 The rest of the Redesdale Roadman’s Poems
Price: Free! Words: 74,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Susanne Ellingham. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Billy Bell, Part 2 is an ebook companion volume to Billy Bell: Redesdale Roadman, Border Bard. It contains a glossary of dialect words, an article on the people in the poems and all the rest of Billy Bell’s poems.

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