Robert Henry Noble

1873–1945 (Age 72)
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Noble was born in 1873, in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Emanuel Noble, was 24 and his mother, Anne Ettle, was 23. He married Gertrude Ellen Lyons on 6 December 1903, in Bristol, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 2 September 1945, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Noble
Gertrude Ellen Lyons
Marriage: 6 December 1903
Herbert Lyons
Ethel May Noble
Violet Hilda Noble
Alexander Noble
Beatrice Noble

Spouse & Children

6 December 1903
Bristol, England


  • Herbert Lyons


  • Ethel May Noble


  • Violet Hilda Noble


  • Alexander Noble


  • Beatrice Noble


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

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

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • Robert H Noble in household of Immanuel Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert Noble in household of Robert Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert H Noble in household of Emanuel Noble, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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