BORN 23 Mar 1817, Hackness, North Yorkshire (near Scarborough) - DIED 23 Jun 1876|
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (5W)
Matthew Noble was the son of a stonemason. He was educated by
his father. At an early age he left for London where he studied
under John Francis (1780-1861).|
From 1845 onwards he exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1856 he wo nthe competition for the construction of a Wellington monument in Manchester. He also created the statue of Prince Albert at Albert Square, Manchester. His work can be found in Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral.