|Rushden Echo and Argus, 17th May 1946
Mr William Henry Noble has been presented with a cheque by his fellow workers in the finishing room to mark the occasion of his retirement on pension from the Rushden C.W.S. boot works, where he had been employed since December 1902. An illuminated address, in recognition of long service, together with a cheque for £20, was also handed to Mr Noble by Mr R Smith, manager of the works, on behalf of the directors, with best wishes for a long and happy retirement.
Mr Noble was a member of the Works Benevolent Fund Committee and collector of National Savings in his department, and was interested in all social activities connected with the works.