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December 2, 1782, Ketton, Rutland, Eng­land.

February 24, 1851, Romsey, Hampshire, Eng­land.

Romsey, Hampshire, Eng­land.

Father of Caroline Noel and elder brother of Baptist Noel, Gerard 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. His works in­clude:

  1. If Human Kindness Meets Return
  2. Stamped as the Purpose of the Skies
  3. When Musing Sorrow Weeps the Past