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Thomas NOEL
Father William NOWELL
Mother Ann LOMAS
Born 1822 Leigh Lancs
Christened 12 May 1822 St Mary the Virgin Leigh Lancs
Died 1877 December Quarter Prestwich Lancs
Buried 04 December 1877 St Mary the Virgin Church Prestwich Lancs
Marriage Rosa FASHA (Date unknown)
Child Rose Anne NOEL (1861 - ?)
Child Mary J NOEL (1862 - ?)
Child Mathilda NOEL (1864 - 1886)
Child Ann Jane NOEL (1866 - 1868)
Child Margaret NOEL (1868 - 1871)
Child William Thomas NOEL (1871 - 1873)
Child George NOEL (1873 - 1940)
Child Thomas NOEL (1875 - 1879)
Occupation (with source date)Drummer 1st Battalion 25th Foot (Kings Own Borderers) (1844 to 1865)
Pensioner (1866)
Warden at Prestwich Asylum (1871)
Address (with source date)5 Mount Place Salford Lancashire (1866)
Clayton Street Prestwich Lancashire (1870)
Wash Lane Prestwich Lancashire (1871)


British Army Service Record:
National Archives ref. WO97 / 1478 / 166: -

No. 2107 Thomas Noel attested for the 1st Battalion 25th Foot (Kings Own Borderers) at the age of 22 years, becoming a Private from 21st May 1844 to 31st January 1848, then being appointed Drummer on 1st February 1848. His pay was 1d per diem, rising to 2d, then 3d as a result of good conduct in 1864. He was discharged on 19th August 1865 at the age of 43.

He was 5 ft 7 in tall, with a fresh complexion, had grey eyes, brown hair, and no marks or scars. He was never wounded.

He was in possession of three good conduct badges and also of the medal for "Long Service and Good Conduct".

His total service was 21 years 72 days, during which time he served abroad for 17 years 3 months. He was in the East Indies for 9 years 9 months, Gibraltar 4 years 3 months, Quebec 10 months, Malta 2 years and Montreal 5 months.