Noble Huston

Male, Person


Who is Noble Huston?

The Reverend Noble Huston, was the minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Ballynahinch, County Down and a breeder of dogs, credited with saving the Irish Red and White Setter from extinction in the early the twentieth century. According to Anna Redlich in “The Dogs of Ireland”, he " mated his half red and half red and white bitch Gyp to Johnnie, and later on to Glen of Rossmore ... Thus in due time and by judicious selection, he managed to build up a kennel of Red and White Setters..."

In addition to his canine pursuits, the Rev. Huston kept bees.

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Lived in
  • County Down

on July 23, 2013


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