Webster’s Dictionary: Bedell; [Old French]- Town Crier
From Latin: Town Criers; Bedellii pl, Bedellus s
As a Bedell I have been in the old family business for my 27 years as a Charter Member of the Ontario Guild of Town Criers.
For 13 years I was the world’s only International Town Crier representing: Sault Ste. Marie Canada and Sault Ste. Marie USA!
And as such, in 1997, became a Charter Member of the American Guild of Town Criers.