1782–1851

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© National Portrait Gallery

Born: De­cem­ber 2, 1782, Ket­ton, Rut­land, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 24, 1851, Rom­sey, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Buried: Rom­sey Ab­bey, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

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.

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