NOEL, William (1695-1762), of Bloomsbury Sq., London

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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24 Oct. 1722 - 1747
1747 - May 1757

Family and Education

b. 19 Mar. 1695, 2nd s. of Sir John Noel, 4th Bt., of Kirkby Mallory, Leics. by Mary, da. and coh, of Sir John Clobery of Bradstone, Devon.  educ. Lichfield g.s.; Pembroke, Camb. 1713; I. Temple 1717, called 1721.  m. Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Trollope, 3rd Bt., of Casewick, Lincs., 4da.

Offices Held

K.C. 1738; bencher, I. Temple 1738, reader 1747, treasurer 1749; c.j. Chester 1749- d.; justice of common pleas May 1757- d.


In 1754 Noel was returned unopposed for West Looe as an Administration candidate. No speech or vote by him was reported during this Parliament. He vacated his seat on becoming a judge. Noel was described by Horace Walpole as ‘a pompous man, of little solidity’.1  He died 8 Dec. 1762.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond


  • 1. Mems. Geo. II, iii. 118.