Born: Feb­ru­ary 3, 1845, New Mal­ton, York­shire, Eng­land.

Died: May 23, 1923, Scar­bo­rough, York­shire, Eng­land.


Carter at­tend­ed Dur­ham School (where he was elect­ed King’s Schol­ar in 1858); Worc­es­ter Col­lege, Ox­ford (Ea­ton Schol­ar, BA and MA 1871).

He was or­dained a dea­con in 1871, and priest in 1872. He served as curate of Christ Church, Eal­ing, Mid­dle­sex (1871–75); vicar choral of York Min­ster (1875); rec­tor of St. Mar­tin, Mi­ckle­gate, York (1877–82); and vicar of St. Mi­chael Bel­fry, York (1882). He was a self taught mu­si­cian.

While at Ox­ford, Car­ter was a keen ath­lete. He was a mem­ber of the Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty Ele­ven in 1866 and 1867; of the Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty Eight in 1867 and 1868; of the York­shire County Ele­ven at va­ri­ous times be­tween 1865 and 1880; and of the Ele­ven of Vic­tor­ia, Aus­tral­ia, 1869.



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