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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hon Gerard Eyre Wriothesley Noel 1926-2016

_. The Hon Gerard Eyre Wriothesley Noel, who died 27 July, 2016, aged 89, was a scion of the Earls of Gainsborough (Earl, UK cr 1841), & a former editor of the Catholic Herald.
 
He was born 20 Nov 1926, the second son of the 4th Earl of Gainsborough, OBE (1884-1927), by his wife the former Alice Mary Eyre (d 1970); married 1958, Adele Julia Patricia Were, by whom he had 2 sons and one daughter.
 
Noel was editor of the Catholic Herald 1971-76 & 1982-84.

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