Thursday, 3 December 2020

Noble of Glasdrumman


JAMES NOBLE, of Glasdrumman, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, whose arms were "or, two lions passant in pale sable between two flaunches azure, over all on a fesse gules, three bezants", died in 1720, leaving issue, amongst others,
MUNGO, of whom presently;
James, of Clontivern.
The elder son,

MUNGO NOBLE, married firstly, in 1725, Prudence, daughter of Patrick Bredin, of Drumcagh, County Fermanagh, and had issue,
JAMES, of whom presently;
Jerome, an officer in the army;
Susanna; Jane.
Mungo Noble wedded secondly, in 1741, Mary, daughter of the Rev William Leslie, of Aghavea, County Fermanagh, and had issue,
William (Rev), Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cork;
Mungo, East India Company;
Mr Noble died in 1754, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

JAMES NOBLE (1727-80), of Glasdrumman, High Sheriff of County Fermanagh, 1755, who espoused, in 1755, Catherine, eldest daughter of WILLIAM WALLER, of Allenstown, County Meath, and eventually heiress in her issue to Waller of Allenstown.

She died in 1791, having had issue, four sons and five daughters, namely,
MUNGO HENRY, of whom hereafter;
William James;
Robert Thomas;
Anna Maria; Susan; Leonora; Prudence; Mary Martha.
Mr Noble was succeeded by his eldest and only surviving son,

THE REV MUNGO HENRY NOBLE (1759-1831), of Glasdrumman, Rector of Clongill, County Meath, who married, in 1794, Maria, only child of the Rt Hon and Most Rev Dr William Newcome, Lord Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, by his first wife, Susanna, only surviving child and heiress of Sir Thomas D'Oyly Bt, of Chiselhampton, Oxfordshire.

On the death, in 1733, of her grand-uncle, the Rev Sir John D'Oyly, 4th Baronet, the late heir male, Miss Newcome became ex parte materna, sole heir-general to D'Oyly of Chiselhampton.

On the death of Robert Waller in 1809, the property of Allenstown, County Meath, devolved upon the Rev Mungo Henry Noble, in right of his mother, Catherine Waller, whereupon he assumed the arms and surname of WALLER in addition to those of NOBLE.

By his wife, Maria Newcome, Mungo Henry Noble Waller had issue,
William Henry, of Allenstown;
ROBERT, of whom presently;
John (Rev);
Susanna; Maria.
The Rev M H Noble Waller was succeeded in his County Fermanagh property by his second son,

THE REV ROBERT NOBLE (1796-1870), of Glasdrumman, Rector and Vicar of the united parishes of Athboy, Kildalky, Girley, Rathmore, and Moyagher, County Meath, who wedded, in 1833, Catherine, eldest daughter of the Rev James Annesley Burrowes, Rector of Castleconnor, County Sligo, by his wife, Catherine Stock, daughter of the Rt Rev Joseph Stock, Lord Bishop of Killala, and had issue,
WILLIAM HENRY, of whom presently;
John D'Oyly;
James Burrowes;
Edwin St George;
Robert D'Oyly;
Arthur Annesley Burrowes;
Ernest Newcome;
Shirley Waller;
Helen Catherine; Emily Mary; Maria Louisa.
The Rev R Noble was succeeded by his eldest son,

MAJOR-GENERAL WILLIAM HENRY NOBLE (1834-92), of Glasdrumman, who wedded, in 1861, Emily, eldest daughter of Frederick Marriott, of Taunton, Somerset, by his wife, Mary Anne, only daughter and heiress of Francis Gibbons, of Wellingborough, and had issue,
Vere D'Oyly;
Mawde Lettice; Ethel Emily D'Oyly; Violet Alice Agnes; Phyllis D'Oyly; Sybil Cholmley Waller.
General Noble was succeeded by his eldest son,

SHIRLEY NEWCOME NOBLE (1865-1920), of Glasdrumman, Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Leinster Regiment.

Glasdrumman is a townland to the east of Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.

It is believed that the Noble family estate was here.

First published in December, 2016.

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