10h 5min, oct 18, 1941 y - 18 October 1941: Tim Bell Born
Born to an "upper middle class", "decent" family, Bell's neighbourhood of Southgate in North London was "entirely conservative".
Father: Arthur Bell, Northern Irish, leaves when Bell is a 4 or 5, ending up as a radio DJ in South Africa -- died at 64
Mother: Greta Findlay, Australian, Parkinson's sufferer -- died at 83
Two older sisters: Jennie & Linda
Grandfather: Gilbert Findlay, "very high standards for people's behaviour". Through his grandfather, Bell meets prominent politicians, including Churchill.
"A thoroughly traditional and conservative family that believed in self-reliance and making your own way in life."
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