Joseph Noble

1874–1947 (Age 72)
Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Noble was born in July 1874, in Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Noble, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Holloway, was 27. He married Mabel Annie Willmott in April 1899, in Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Oldland, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 28 March 1947, in Bristol, England, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Noble
Mabel Annie Willmott
Marriage: April 1899
Hannah Jane Noble
Frank Noble
Edgar Ralph Noble
Gilbert Noble
Aleck Noble
Alice Noble
Rose Louisa Noble

Spouse & Children

April 1899
Keynsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

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

Age 30

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)

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

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