Born: December 2, 1782, Ketton, Rutland, England.
Died: February 24, 1851, Romsey, Hampshire, England.
Buried: Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, England.
Gerard was the father of Caroline Noel and brother of Baptist Noel. He married twice, to Charlotte Sophia O’Brien (1806) and Susan Kennaway (1841).
He was educated at Edinburgh and Cambridge.
Taking Holy Orders, he was successively curate of Radwell, Hertfordshire; vicar of Rainham and Romsey; and canon of Winchester Cathedral.