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Charles Robert Finch Noyes

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Charles Robert Finch Noyes (1886-1948)

1886 May 25th. Born at Sutton, Surrey

1911 Living at HMS Excellent, Gunnery School, Royal Naval School Of Gunnery, Whale Island, Portsmouth: Charles Robert Finch Noyes (age 24 born Sutton), Assistant Paymaster - Royal Navy.

1913 May 29th. Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificate (No. 500) passed at Eastchurch in a Bristol Biplane.[1]

1929 January 19th. Married. 'The marriage ceremony took place at the Barton Wesleyan Chapel on Saturday of Colonel Charles Robert Finch-Noyes, D.S.O., 75, Upper Gloucester-place, N.W.1., and Miss Frances May eldest daughter Mr and Mrs C. H. Kirkby, Beechville, Barton. The Rev T. M. Kerriush (superintendent minister) performed the ceremony, and Mr John Lyon presided at the organ. The best man was Mr Victor Burns, of London. The bride, given away her father, was attired in a gown of blue georgette with hat to match and a handsome grey squirrel fur coat. The bridesmaids were the Misses Joyce and Elsph Mary Kirkby (sisters the bride). Following reception in the church parlour, Colonel and Mrs. Finch-Noyes left for Edinburgh and the Continent for their honeymoon.'[2]

1948 Obituary [3]

We have noted with regret the death, at Salisbury, Rhodesia, on March 19th, of Group Captain C. R. Finch Noyes, Central Africa representative of the Richard Crittall Group of Companies.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1913 Aviators Certificates - UK
  2. Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 22 January 1929
  3. The Engineer 1948 Jan-Jun: Index p413