Thomas Noble

Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Noble was born on 2 August 1875, in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Noble, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Holloway, was 28. He married Charlotte Davis on 18 December 1897, in Bristol St George, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England in 1901.

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Thomas Noble
Charlotte Davis
Marriage: 18 December 1897

Spouse & Children

18 December 1897
Bristol St George, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 9

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 33

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish (of Norman origin); also French: nickname from Middle English, Old French noble ‘high-born’, ‘distinguished’, ‘illustrious’ (Latin nobilis), denoting someone of lofty birth or character, or perhaps also ironically someone of low station. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 13th century, but was re-introduced in the 17th century and is now found mainly in Ulster.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Knöbel, a surname derived from an archaic German word for a servant. This was the name of a famous rabbinical family which moved from Wiener Neustadt to Sanok in Galicia in the 17th century; several members subsequently emigrated to the U.S.3 Jewish: Americanized form of Nobel .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Noble in household of Robert Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Noble in household of Robert Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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