A wild man of Tennant - Jack Noble
When Margot Miles began work at the Tennant Creek Hotel, the owner of the hotel was Jack Noble. Jack Noble is probably the most famous miner of Tennant Creek. The one-eyed Jack, together with his mate, blind William Weaber, are said to have pegged some of the richest mines in the region: Nobles Knob, Weaber's Find, Kimberly Kids and Rising Sun – all on the same day.
A larrikin, legendary drinker and a skilled bushman, Jack Noble did not die a rich man despite discovering some of the most valuable mines in the region. His fame lives on, though, in the stories of Tennant Creek today. Former Tennant Creek Mayor Alf Chittock remembered him vividly.
|2009-01-01||A wild man of Tennant – Jack Noble.||Chittock, Alf; Gunner, Peter|
|1920-01-01||Noble's Tennant Creek Hotel||-|