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Authorised form of nameNoble; Sir; Andrew (1831 - 1915)
SurnameNoble
ForenamesAndrew
Dates1831 - 1915
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland (13 September 1831)
Death:
Ardkinglas, a house in Argyllshire (22 October 1915)
ActivityEducation:
Edinburgh; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
Career:
Captain, Royal Artillery, later a Mechanical Engineer; Secretary to the Committe on rifled canon (1858) and to the Committee on plates and guns (1859); Assistant Inspector of Artillery (1860); joined the firm of Sir William G Armstrong and Company (1860), becoming Chairman
Honours:
CB 1881; KCB 1893; Bt 1902
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1870
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1880
Council:
VP 1899-1900, 1909-1910
RelationshipsMarried (15 November 1880) Margery Durham, daughter of Archibald Campbell of Quebec, Canada
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1917-1918 vol 94 pp i-xvi, plate, signed by P W
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/26984704
Royal Society codeNA6421
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003332Noble, Sir Andrew1887
NLB/23/2/379Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir Andrew Noble, [Fellow of the Royal Society]23 October 1903
NLB/1/443Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society6 April 1887
NLB/6/762Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society9 July 1892
NLB/6/1176Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1892
NLB/6/1179Copy letter from [Herbert Rix], to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 November 1892
NLB/5/1090Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of Royal Society4 January 1892
NLB/10/464Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Andrew Noble27 November 1894
NLB/52/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Philip Watts, Knight Commander of the Bath and FRS2 December 1915
RR/16/350Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'Researches on Explosives. Part III' by Sir Andrew NobleJune 1905
NLB/17/345Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Sir Andrew Noble, Sir John Wolfe Wolfe-Barrey, Professor William Chandler Roberts-Austen, Dr Thomas Edward Thorpe, [Fellows of the Royal Society]15 October 1898
NLB/30/196Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society10 February 1905
NLB/19/701Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1899
NLB/19/447Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
NLB/19/480Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 October 1899
NLB/20/248Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J H Kemmis6 March 1900
NLB/20/473Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1900
NLB/23/2/428Copy letter sent from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society11 January 1904
NLB/27/394Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society7 September 1903
NLB/25/788Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society 2 January 1903
NLB/27/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society4 August 1903
NLB/31/400Copy letter from A H White, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society, Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne8 September 1905
NLB/31/203Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1905
NLB/27/717Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society18 November 1903
NLB/31/475Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, [Fellow of the Royal Society] Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne [25 September 1905]
NLB/28/238Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1904
NLB/30/695Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society8 May 1905
NLB/30/476Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society30 March 1905
NLB/31/233Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir Andrew Noble, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 July 1905
NLB/29/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1904
NLB/33/489Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir Andrew Noble, Elswick, Newcastle[12 September 1906]
NLB/31/443Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society20 September 1905
NLB/31/604Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society17 October 1905
NLB/29/553Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1904
NLB/31/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1905
NLB/31/697Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society2 November 1905
NLB/31/686Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1905
NLB/33/351Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society10 August 1906
NLB/31/873Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society28 November 1905
NLB/33/207Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society, Chillingham Castle, Belford, Northumberland16 July 1906
NLB/33/590Copy letter from A H White, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1906
NLB/33/384Copy letter from A H White, to Sir Andrew Noble, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 August 1906
NLB/33/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society1 August 1906
NLB/33/439Copy letter from A H White for Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Whitbread Lea Glaiser, Hugh Frank Newall and Sir Andrew Noble, Fellows of the Royal Society30 August 1906
NLB/33/404Copy letter from A H White, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society24 August 1906
NLB/33/564Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society2 October 1906
NLB/33/627Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1906
NLB/36/869Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society6 January 1908
NLB/41/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1909
NLB/41/225Copy telegram from Royal Society, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society, Jesmond Dene, Newcastle on Tyne[November 1909]
NLB/42/312Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Archibald Geikie KCB, PRS 18 May 1910
NLB/42/391Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, Sec RS to the Right Honourable, The Secretary of State for the Home Department3 June 1910
NLB/47/13Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir Andrew Noble, Bart KCB, FRS13 November 1912
EC/1870/08Noble, Sir Andrew: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/52/257Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent26 October 1915
NLB/52/293Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Major Percy Alexander MacMahon, FRS3 November 1915
NLB/52/249Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society and FRS25 October 1915
RR/17/73Referee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'Researches on explosives.—Part IV' by Andrew Nobel[July 1906]
RR/9/9Letter from Andrew Noble, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 March 1822
RR/7/283Referee's report by Andrew Noble, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of explosive agents - Second memoir' by Frederick Augustus Abel16 April 1874
RR/7/333Referee's report by Astley Cooper Key, on a paper 'Researches on explosives - Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel30 July 1874
RR/9/8Letter from Andrew Noble, on a paper 'Chemical theory of gunpowder' by Heinrich Debus to William Spottiswoode21 March 1882
RR/7/332Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on explosives - Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel18 June 1874
RR/10/310Referee's report by Andrew Noble, on a paper 'On the velocity of transmission through sea-water of disturbances of large amplitude caused by explosions' by Richard Threlfall and John Frederick Adair6 July 1889
MS/427/62Copy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lieutenant General Sir [Henry Frederick] Ponsonby K.C.B4 November 1880
NLB/1/286Copy letter from John Evans, to Captain Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society27 November 1886
NLB/10/399Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Andrew Noble, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1894
NLB/10/465Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, Fellow of the Royal Society, 40 Cadogan Place, S.W.27 November 1894
NLB/17/485Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the members of the National Physical Laboratory Committee as nominated4 November 1898
NLB/18/799Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Lord Chamberlain16 May 1899
RR/8/177Referee's report by Astley Cooper Key, on a paper 'Researches on explosives. No. II.—Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel14 October 1879
RR/8/176Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on explosives. No. II.—Fired gunpowder' by Andrew Noble and Frederick Augustus Abel15 August 1879
RR/10/302Referee's report by Andrew Noble, on a paper 'An experimental investigation of the circumstances under which a change of the velocity in the propagation of the ignition of an explosive gaseous mixture takes place in closed and open vessels. Part I. Chronographic measurements' by Frederick John Smith14 May 1889
IM/000008British Association Meeting in Newcastle1889
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