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Ernest Noakes

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Ernest Noakes

From Conjurers' Monthly Magazine
BornErnest Edward Noakes
November 28, 1873
DiedFebruary 6, 1956 (age 82)
Kent, in South East England
CategoriesBooks by Ernest Noakes

Ernest Noakes (1873-1956) was a London society magician and a prominent member of the Magic Circle.[1][2]


Noakes was the second President of the Magic Circle and later as Honorary Vice President.[3]

In the early spring of 1907, performed at the Electric Theatre at the Crystal Palace for a total of fifty weeks, during which he gave well over a thousand performances.[4]

Noakes formed a partnership with Wilfred C. Zelka as "The City Magical Co."



  1. Cover, Magic Circular, FEBRUARY 1955
  2. THE WORLD'S FAIR, Saturday, December 23, 1967, Anniversaries, p.6.
  3. The Magic Circular, Vol. 50, No. 559, March 1956, Obituary Ernest E. Noakes, M.I.M.C., page 105
  4. The Linking Ring, Vol. 69, No. 8, August 1989, ERNEST E. NOAKES, page 44