NOY, Rebecca

1828 - 1888

As Rebecca Carr, she was baptised at St Mary le Tower church, Ipswich on 20 January 1828, daughter of John Carr and his wife Rebecca née Whisstock, who married at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 11 October 1818. She married at St Saviour Southwark, London in 1851 master mariner Richard Noy. In 1861, a 33 year old mariner's wife lodging at 18 St Nicholas Street, Ipswich and in 1871 a 43 year old, lodging at 5 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich with her 45 year old Ipswich born husband Richard Noy, a master mariner, the home of 46 year old John Gaul, a lodging house keeper, and his family. In 1871/2 a Mrs R. Noy was an exhibitor at the Royal Society of British Artists from 5 Lower Brook Street, Norwich-this should be Ipswich-an oil 'Black Grapes'. Mrs Noy is also noted in the 'Ipswich Journal' of 27 January 1872:-
'There are now in the exhibitors of The Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall and at the Argyll Street Exhibition, two pictures which were painted by Mrs Noy, one of the teachers in the School of Art in this town {Ipswich]. They are fruit pieces in oil and have been much admired. If these are not previously sold, the pictures will undoubtedly find a place in our next local exhibition of Works of Art.'
She was buried in Ipswich Cemetery on 8 December 1888, aged 60 and had no issue.