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"BELLEW. Recorded in Aberdeen, and most probably a late incomer from across the Border. Harrison says from Bellou or Belleau in France, and Lower mentions Belleau, a parish in Lincolnshire. Gilbert de Beleawe witnessed gift of the 'eschalingas I Lambremore' to the church of Kelso by William de Vyerpunt c. 1160 (Keho,p. 257). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bellew Family Tree

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bellew

Wikipedia Edward Donald Bellew (October 28, 1882, Bombay - February 1, 1961, Kamloops, British Columbia), Captain of the 7th Bn British Columbia Regiment, CEF was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Francis "Francie" Bellew (born 25 March 1976) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who played for Armagh.
Wikipedia Thomas Arthur Bellew (1820 ? 24 July 1863) was an Irish landowner and politician.
Wikipedia Frank Henry Temple Bellew (April 18, 1828 ? June 29, 1888), American artist, illustrator, and cartoonist, and the first person to portray the figure of Uncle Sam.
Wikipedia Tony Bellew is a British professional boxer who won several national titles as an amateur.
Wikipedia Thomas Bellew (11 April 1943 ? 28 October 1995) was an Irish politician.