Noble, James Anthony (1849-1917)

Family

James was born in the spring of 1849 at Hull Yorkshire, to parents John Noble, a portrait painter (1871), and Maria Thundercliffe.

Census returns identify the following occupations for James.

  • 1861 scholar
  • 1871 PM minister
  • 1881 PM preacher
  • 1891 PM minister
  • 1901 architectural draughtsman
  • 1911 lithographic artist

He married Jane Elizabeth Harrison (1852-1928)  in the summer of 1874 at Hull. Yorkshire. Census returns identify three of five children,

  • John James (1875-1943)  – a journalist (chief sub editor) (1911)                   
  • Ruth Harrison (1877-1881)                           
  • Dorothy (b abt1891) – a milliner (1911)                

James died in late 1917 at Hull, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1871 Hull II
  • 1871 Doncaster I
  • 1874 Driffield
  • 1876 Bridlington
  • 1879 Doncaster I
  • 1881 Selby
  • 1882 Hull I
  • 1883 Leeds III
  • 1893 Leeds VII
  • 1897 ceased

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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