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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