Robert Tressell
(1870-1911)

Died aged c. 41

Robert Tressell (18 April 1870 – 3 February 1911) was the pen name of Irish writer Robert Croker, who later changed his name to Robert Noonan. He is best known for his novel The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists.

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Robert Noonan 1870-1911 Author as Robert Tressell of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" The first working-class novel written in this house 1906 - 1910

241 London Road, Hastings, United Kingdom where they wrote

Robert Tressell socialist reformer & writer lived here c.1901

Plynlimmon Road, Hastings, United Kingdom where they lived

Robert P Noonan born Robert Croker Dublin 18 April 1870 As Robert Tressell he wrote 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' published in 1914 He died here at the Royal Infirmary 3 February 1911

70 Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they died (1911)

Robert Tressell born Robert Noonan socialist, painter signwriter and author of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" 18th April 1870 - 3rd February 1911

37 Wexford Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland where they was born (1870)

Robert Noonan (Tressell) author: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists born Dublin 18 April 1870 died Liverpool Royal Infirmary 3 February 1911 of tuberculosis.

70 Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they died (1911)