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Mr Carter [18??-1???]
Dr Carter [18??-19??]
Albert Carter [1872-1955]
Albert Fawcett Carter [1843-1926]
Alexander Carter [1869-1???]
Alfred Carter [1846-1919]
Alfred Carter [1850-1898]
Alfred Carter [1887-1917]
Arthur Carter [1893-1916]
Arthur Hindle Carter [1899-1918]
Benjamin Carter [1856-1902]
Benoni Carter [1802-1861]
Charles Edward Carter [1890-1936]
Daniel Carter [1808-1870]
Daniel Carter [1870-1905]
Edward Carter [18??-18??]
Edward Carter [1858-1903]
Rev Edward N. Carter [1801-1872]
Frank Carter [18??-1918]
Frank Carter [1898-1917]
G. Carter [18??-19??]
George Carter [1810-1872]
George Carter [1856-1928]
George Carter [19??-19??]
George Frederick Carter [1897-1918]
George Henry Carter [1920-1941]
Mrs Geraldine Carter [19??-]
Gilbert Alva Carter [1894-1917]
Greenwood Carter [1853-1937]
H. Carter [18??-191?]
H. E. Carter [18??-191?]
Hanson Carter [18??-19??]
Hanson Carter [1878-1948]
Harry Carter [18??-1916]
Harry Carter [18??-1918]
Harry Carter [1894-1917]
Harry Archibald Carter [1868-19??]
Henry Carter [1792-18??]
Henry Carter [1793-18??]
Rev Henry Saint John Carter [1872-1921]
Herbert Carter [1896-1917]
Herbert Edward Carter [1883-1917]
James Carter [17??-18??]
James Carter [17??-18??]
James Carter [18??-1860]
James Carter [1846-1921]
James Carter [1868-19??]
James William Carter [1918-1944]
Miss Jane Carter [1863-1966]
Jeremiah Carter [1712-1???]
Jeremiah Carter [1745-1???]
Jessie Margaret Carter [1891-19??]
Job Carter [1866-19??]
Joe Carter [1911-1944]
Joe Edward Carter [1888-1946]
John Carter [1751-1835]
John Carter [18??-18??]
Rev John Carter [18??-1878]
John Carter [18??-19??]
John Carter [1839-1917]
John Carter [1853-1909]
John Carter [1868-1???]
John Crooks Carter [1829-1875]
John Garside Carter [1827-1883]
John Taylor Carter [1891-1917]
John William Carter [1876-1???]
Joseph Carter [17??-18??]
Joseph Carter [18??-18??]
Joseph Carter [18??-1918]
Joseph Carter [1817-1892]
Joseph Carter [1845-1915]
Joseph Carter [1845-1918]
Joseph Carter [1873-19??]
Joseph Carter [1921-1944]
Joseph Bertram Carter [1896-19??]
Kenny Carter [1961-1986]
Mann Carter [18??-19??]
Percy Carter [19??-19??]
Richard Carter [1???-18??]
Thomas Carter [1890-1918]
Thomas Herbert Carter [1862-19??]
Walter Carter [1895-1916]
Watson Carter [1825-1877]
William Carter [18??-18??]
William Carter [1821-1902]
William Carter [1853-1905]
William Edwin Carter [1837-1901]
William Frederick Carter [1896-1916]
William Henry Carter [1852-19??]
William Henry Carter [1853-1913]
William Robinson Carter [18??-19??]
Willie Carter [1894-1917]
Willie Ernest Carter [1898-1918]


Carter, Mr
[18??-1???]

He married Sarah [1829-19??].

Children:

  1. Job

The family lived at 4 The Wells, Warley [1901].

Sarah was widowed by 1901

Carter, Dr
[18??-19??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Gwendoline [d 1909]

He lived at The Poplars, Rastrick.

The family later moved to Uxbridge Road, London

Carter, Albert
[1872-1955] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was an iron borer [1895].

On 9th November 1895, he married Ada Kershaw [1872-1958] in Halifax.


Ada was born in Mytholmroyd
 

Children:

  1. Herbert

The family lived at 17 Osborne Place, Hebden Bridge

Carter, Albert Fawcett
[1843-1926] Son of George Carter [1811-19th January 1872].

In [Q3] 1868, he married Mercy Cowling [1844-1919] in Halifax Children:

  1. child who died in infancy
  2. child who died in infancy
  3. child who died in infancy
  4. child who died in infancy
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. child who died in infancy
  7. child who died in infancy

Albert died 6th February 1926 (aged 83).

Mercy died 30th August 1919 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1466]

Carter, Alexander
[1869-1???] Son of Abraham Carter, mason.

He was a carter of Painter's Court, Halifax [1893] / a greengrocer [1895].

In [Q1] 1893, he married Sarah Fox [1872-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Painter's Court, Halifax, was the daughter of Matthew Fox, tinner
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Walter

The family lived at 4 Blackledge, Halifax [1893, 1895].

Alexander died in 1898 (aged 29).

In [Q3] 1900, Sarah married William Dawson.

Sons Arthur & Walter died in World War I

Carter, Alfred
[1846-1919] Born in Fakenham, Suffolk.

He was licensed victualler at the Talbot Hotel [1891]; licensed victualler at the Grand View, Lee Mount [1901]; landlord of the Duke William, Halifax [1905].

In 1890, he married Ellen Lovelace [1862-1932] in Bradford.


Ellen was born in Fakenham, Suffolk
 

Children:

  1. James Alfred [b 1891]
  2. Hilda Lucy [1893-1969]
  3. John Archibald [1897-1988]

Carter, Alfred
[1850-1898] Son of Joseph Carter.

Born in Warley.

He was a woolsorter [1871] / a woolstapler [1891, 1898].

On 23rd March 1876, he married Betsy Simpson [1849-1908] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betsy, of Norland, was the daughter of contractor John Simpson
 

Children:

  1. John W [b 1882] who was a banker's clerk [1901]
  2. Percy [b 1884] who was a woolstapler [1901]
  3. Mary [b 1888]

The family lived at

  • Beech Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1881]
  • 1 John Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 23 Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1898, 1901]

On 7th May 1898, he was one of a group of people from Sowerby Bridge Constitutional Club visiting John Stansfeld seeking to buy land for the Club premises. As they were posing for a photograph, Alfred stumbled and fell headlong down a wall, and was seriously injured. He died at 7:00 pm the following day, having broken his back.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [10th May 1898] Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,369 12/9d.

Probate was granted to his widow Betsy, John William Hopkinson (cashier), and Thomas Holy (book keeper).

Carter, Alfred
[1887-1917] He was a Sunday School teacher at St Anne's Church, Southowram / a clog sole maker at J. Fleming & Son.

He married Unknown.

They lived at Bank Top, Southowram.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), and served as a Private with the 32nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He was killed at Ypres [1st August 1917] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium,

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Southowram War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram, in St Anne's Churchyard, on the Memorial at Sion Branch Congregational Sunday School, Bank Top, and (possibly) on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Carter, Arthur
[1893-1916] Son of Alexander Carter.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [1893].

He was a member of the Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade / a maker-up in warehouse (cotton spinning) [1911] / a warehouseman with D. J. Crossley & Sons.

He lived with his mother and stepfather at Royal Fold, Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He and his brother Walter were in the same regiment. On 4th November 1916, they were having a meal together when a shell hit.

Arthur died 12th December 1916.

Walter died 14th December 1916.

He was buried at the Combles Communal Cemetery Extension [II G 13].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial, (possibly) on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, (possibly) on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade, and in the book Royd Regeneration.

Carter, Arthur Hindle
[1899-1918]

See Arthur Hindle Carter Whiteley

Carter, Benjamin
[1856-1902] Son of James Carter.

Born in Elland.

He was a butcher

On 4th August 1886, he married Ellen Amelia Sheldon [1863-1949] at Elland Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1887] who was a cotton reeler [1901], a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. Martha Hannah [1889-1922] who was a woollen weaver [1911] & married John Harold Lumb
  3. Charles Edward
  4. twins Nellie [b 1896] who was a cloth burler [1911]
  5. Osmond [1896-1970] who was a mechanic (iron foundry) [1911]

The family lived at 47 Albert Street, Elland [1911]

Carter, Benoni
[1802-1861] Born in Halifax [2nd December 1802].

Baptised at South Parade Methodist Chapel, Halifax [11th December 1802].

He ran a school at Upper Kirkgate, Halifax [around 1830] and at Church Street [around 1850].

In 1841, he was incarcerated as a debtor in York Castle.

He was a rent agent and debt collector [1861].

In 1822, he married Sarah Frankland in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John [b 1824]

The family lived at

  • 6 Upper Kirkgate, Halifax [1837]
  • Broad Street, Halifax [1845]
  • Nelson Street, Halifax [with his sister Elizabeth Firth 1851]

He committed suicide by cutting his own throat. The North Wales Chronicle and The Leicester Chronicle [20th July 1861] reported

The unfortunate man was driven to distraction by the conduct of one of his clerks who is in custody for forgery

Carter, Charles Edward
[1890-1936] Son of Benjamin Carter.

He was a postman [1911] / landlord of the Blue Barrel, Elland [1933-1936].

He produced and bottled ginger beer at the Blue Barrel.

On 2nd September 1922, he married Gertrude Jagger [1892-1978] at the Temperance Methodist Chapel, Elland

Charles Edward died 8th June 1936.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £602 7/4d.

Administration was granted to his widow Gertrude.

After his death, Gertrude took over at Blue Barrel [1936-1941]

Carter, Daniel
[1808-1870] Son of John Carter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a stuff and worsted manufacturer of Lightcliffe / a partner in the Halifax Commercial Banking Company.

In [Q2] 1942, he married Mary Helliwell [1815-1???].


Mary was born in Kent
 

Children:

  1. Owen [b 1843]
  2. Mary [b 1844]
  3. Fanny [b 1845]
  4. John [b 1847]
  5. Henry [b 1850]

The family lived at Giles House, Hove Edge [1845, 1851]

Carter, Daniel
[1870-1905] Son of George Carter, tailor.

Born in Halifax.

He was an electrical engineer of 6 Coach Fold, Haley Hill [1893] / an electrical scientific instrument maker [1901].

He married Ada Spencer [1873-19??] at All Souls' Church, Halifax.


Ada, of 29 Range Bank, Halifax, was born in Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of Edward Spencer, mechanic
 

Children:

  1. Gilbert Alva
  2. Hilda Blanche [b 1897] who was a worsted coating mender [1911]

The family lived at

  • 46 Salisbury Place, Halifax [1901]
  • 55 Ovenden Road, Ovenden [1911]

Daniel died in Halifax [1905] (aged 35).

In 1913, Ada married (2) James A. Midgley [1878-19??] at St George's Church, Lee Mount.


James Albert, a wood sawyer of 25 Illingworth Road, Holmfield, Illingworth, was the son of Lewis Midgley, overlooker
 

Carter, Edward
[18??-18??] BA.

Educated at New College Oxford. He was Usher at Heath Grammar School [1859]

Carter, Edward
[1858-1903] Son of John Carter, delver.

Born in Southowram.

He was a flag facer of Southowram [1879] / a stone dresser [1881] / a flag facer [1891] / a quarryman [1895] / a flag facer quarry [1901].

On 11th October 1879, he married (1) Harriet Ann Womersley at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet Ann, of Southowram, was the daughter of
Luke Womersley
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1880] who was a bobbin setter cotton [1891], a flag facer quarry [1901], a stone hewer [1911]
  2. Ernest [b 1883] who was a flag facer quarry [1901]
  3. Alfred [b 1887] who was a joiner & cabinet maker [1901], a clogger [1911]
  4. Fred [b 1889] who was a grocer's assistant [1911]
  5. Harry

The children were born in Southowram.

Harriet Ann died in (or shortly after) childbirth [14th February 1894] (aged 33) 

On 21st September 1895, he married (2) Martha Rushton [1854-1???] at St Anne's Church, Southowram.


Martha, of New Street, Southowram, was the daughter of Jeremiah Rushton, labourer
 

They had no children.

The family lived at

  • 3 Square, Southowram [with Harriet's widowed mother 1881]
  • New Street, Southowram [1891]
  • Mount Pleasant, Southowram [1901]
  • 14 Law Lane, Southowram [1911]
  • 24 Common Lane, Southowram [1919]

Edward died in Halifax [25th October 1903] (aged 45).

Martha died 17th January 1922

Edward, Martha & Harriet Ann were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [F 7]

Carter, Rev Edward N.
[1801-1872] Born in Lightcliffe. He was educated at St Bees'. He was Curate at Batley [1825]. He was Vicar of Heckmondwike [1842]

Carter, Frank
[18??-1918] He lived at Hope Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action near Martinpuich [28th August 1918].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Carter, Frank
[1898-1917] Son of Elizabeth Arm & George Herbert Carter of Westgate, Stainland

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards.

He died 3rd August 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Dozinghem Military Cemetery [II I 32].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Carter, G.
[18??-19??] He was employed by Standeven & Company Limited.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 13th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Standeven Roll of Honour

Carter, George
[1810-1872] Of Norland.

George died 18th June 1872 (aged 62).

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby alongside Joseph Carter & family

Carter, George
[1856-1928] He was a self-employed gardener.

In [Q4] 1890, he married Emma Taylor [18??-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at Old Hall, Sowerby.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Carter, George
[19??-19??] Partner in Carter & Wright.

He went on to establish the Ajax Machine Tool Company which produced the Ada washing machine

Carter, George Frederick
[1897-1918] He was a member of Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel Boys' Brigade / a baker for Whiteley's of Pellon Lane / a Territorial.

He lived at 1 Chatham Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at the Battle of Lys [13th April 1918] (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Carter, George Henry
[1920-1941] He was educated at Halifax Modern School & Halifax Tech / employed in the offices at Dean Clough Mills.

He lived at 11 Woodlands Mount, Boothtown.

During World War II, he enlisted [1939], and served as a Sergeant with 51 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve bomber crew.

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial [41], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

He died 2nd March 1941 (aged 21).

Carter, Mrs Geraldine
[19??-] Conservative Councillor for Ryburn. She was Mayor of Calderdale [2003-2004]. She was Deputy Mayor for Martin Peel [2007-2008]

Carter, Gilbert Alva
[1894-1917] Of 4 Ruskin Terrace, Lee Mount, Halifax.

Son of Daniel Carter.

Born in Halifax [Q4 1894].

He was educated at Trinity School & Heath Grammar School / a bellringer at All Souls' Church, Halifax / a Sunday School teacher at All Souls' Church, Halifax / a junior clerk for worsted manufacturer [1911] / employed in the office at Ladyship Mills.

He was engaged to Miss Muriel Simpson, 65 York Crescent, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted in the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)  [3rd September 1914], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was killed in action [12th August 1917] (aged 22).

He was buried at the Voormezelle Enclosure No.3 [XV B 5].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Boys' School, Halifax, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Memorial at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Carter, Greenwood
[1853-1937] He was employed as a watchman to protect the buildings of Thorpe Mill, Triangle and surrounding land. He was provided with a blunderbuss which was locked in a cupboard in the dining room, but never used.

He also worked part-time as a gardener for Dr Ely Wilkinson Crossley at Dean House, Mill Bank

In 1891, he married Ruth Culpin [1866-1923] from Stamford, Rutland in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Frank Greenwood [b 1892] who became a school master
  2. Paul [b 1894]
  3. Arthur Edward [b 1896]
  4. Laura [b 1898]
  5. Dorothy Ruth [b 1903]
  6. George Frederick [b 1904]

The family lived at

Ruth and Greenwood both died at Lord Street. Probate records show that Ruth left effects valued at £742 17/-. Probate records show that Greenwood left effects valued at £1,235

Carter, H.
[18??-191?] He worked for Mackintosh's.

He died in World War I.

He is remembered on the Memorial at John Mackintosh & Sons Limited

Carter, H. E.
[18??-191?] Of Southowram.

He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Southowram War Memorial

Carter, Hanson
[18??-19??] Woollen coating manufacturer at Queens Road, Halifax.

He lived at 8 Craven Terrace, Halifax [1905]

Carter, Hanson
[1878-1948] Born in Boothtown, his family emigrated to Australia in 1886. He was wicket keeper and batted for Australia from 1907. He was an undertaker by profession. He died in Sydney

Carter, Harry
[18??-1916]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd September 1916.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets, on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram, and (possibly) on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Carter, Harry
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He died 21st March 1918.

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial [23 & 24], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Carter, Harry
[1894-1917] Son of Edward Carter.

He was a clicker (boot trade) [1911] / a carpet finisher [1913] / employed in the carpet finishing department of Crossley's Carpets.

He lived at 23 Pinnar Lane, Southowram [1913].

He enlisted [23rd April 1913].

During World War I, he was embodied [5th August 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He landed in France [15th April 1915].

He was admitted to hospital (with trench foot) [20th November 1915]; admitted to hospital (with rheumatism and myalgia) [18th December 1915].

He was posted as missing [3rd September 1915], and assumed dead [30th May 1917].

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval [I C 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Carter, Harry Archibald
[1868-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was an electrical engineer [1901] / an instrument maker (electrical engineers) [1911].

In 1892, he married Mary Louise Haigh [1871-19??] in Halifax.


Mary Louise was born in Acton, Middlesex
 

Children:

  1. Harry Archibald [b 1894] who was a french polisher [1911]
  2. William Frederick
  3. Edith [b 1900]
  4. George [b 1910]

The family lived at

  • 10 Wynford Street, Salford, Lancashire [1901]
  • 4 Colin Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 1 Heywood Place, Hanson Lane, Halifax [1916]

Living with them in 1911 was widowed father-in-law George Haigh [b 1839] (accountant) who was born in Marylebone, Middlesex

Carter, Henry
[1792-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Garside

Carter, Henry
[1793-18??] He was publican at 62 St Anne's Square, Sowerby Bridge (probably the Jolly Sailor) [1851] / landlord of the Jolly Sailor, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

He married Fanny [1794-18??].

Children:

  1. John [b 1827] who was a clog & patten maker [1851]
  2. Henry [b 1831] who was a cotton piecer [1851]

Living with them [in 1861] was granddaughter Elizabeth Thornton [aged 19] (weaver) 

Carter, Rev Henry Saint John
[1872-1921] Born in Sutton on Hull.

He was Curate-in-charge at St John's Mission Church, Hebden Bridge [1896]. He lived at Sandygate, Hebden Bridge [1905].

He left in 1906 to become Curate at Heckmondwike.

He was Vicar of St John the Divine, Thorpe [1915].

He resigned in 1921 due to ill-health.

He died at Thorpe, Norfolk [25th November 1921]

Carter, Herbert
[1896-1917] Son of Albert Carter.

Born in Mytholmroyd [7th February 1896].

He worked as an engineer for J. Pickles & Son at Royd Iron Works, Hebden Bridge [1915].

He lived at 17 Osborne Place, Hebden Bridge [1915].

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax [4th May 1915] with the Royal Fusiliers.

He went to France [27th December 1915].

He was transferred to the 11th Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)  [May 1916].

He was wounded and returned to England [July 1916], returning to France [June 1917].

He was shot in the head at Hollebeke [5th August 1917] and was taken prisoner at Kortryk (Courtrai).

He died of wounds in a Prussian Field Hospital [12th August 1917].

He was buried by the German field soldiers. Details of his death & burial place were reported by the German Staff Surgeon Major.

He was buried at the Kortrijk (St. Jan) Communal Cemetery [C 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Methodist Church

Carter, Herbert Edward
[1883-1917] Son of Alfred Carter.

In [Q2] 1910, he married Polly Metcalfe in Halifax.

They lived at 14 Chapel Lane, Southowram.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Sergeant with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [6], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Southowram War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram, and (possibly) on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Carter, James
[17??-18??] Of Ovenden.

He was an engineer [1817].

On 15th October 1817, he married Mary Ratcliffe at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary came from Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. John [bapt 1818]
  2. James [bapt 1820]
  3. William
  4. Benjamin [bapt 1825]

The children were baptised at Halifax Parish Church.

James had an illegitimate daughter with Betty Dilworth: Ellen, born 9th October 1820 and baptised at Illingworth Church

Carter, James
[17??-18??] Of Lightcliffe. He was a well-known violinist and alto singer

Carter, James
[18??-1860] Born in Elland.

He was a slubber (woollen) [1851] / a beerhouse keeper at the White Lion, Elland [1860].

On 31st March 1839, he married Martha Smith [1820-1886] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. John
  2. George [b 1841]
  3. David [1843-1910]
  4. Joseph
  5. Ely [1848-1848]
  6. James [b 1850]
  7. Uriah [1852-1873]
  8. Benjamin
  9. Fontabella [1859-1865]

The family lived at East Gate, Elland [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] were his siblings Jeremiah [b 1828] & Hannah [b 1833].

In October 1860, he was standing on a 3-legged stool in his brewhouse, pouring hot liquor into a pan. The stool slipped and he fell backwards into a tub full of boiling water and was fatally scalded. He had to wait some time before help came, portions of flesh peeling off his body. He lingered a few hours and then died there

Carter, James
[1846-1921] Of Illingworth.

In 1884, he married Annis Ingham [1860-1942] from Skircoat.

Children:

  1. Ethel who married John Whitaker Priestley

Carter, James
[1868-19??] Born in Brighouse.

He was landlord of the Sun Inn, Rastrick [1902, 1911, 1917].

In [Q1] 1898, he married Mary Ann Murgatroyd [1875-19??] in Halifax.

They had no children.

Living with them in 1911 was Mary Ann's widowed mother, Hannah Murgatroyd [b 1852]

Carter, James William
[1918-1944] BSc.

Son of Gertrude & John Carter of 8 Thrum Hall Lane, Halifax.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School & Leeds University / captain of cricket at the school / a member of the Old Crossleians RUFC.

During World War II, he enlisted [1940], and served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Engineers.

He was killed in action in France [23rd August 1944] (aged 26).

He was buried at the St. Desir War Cemetery [V F 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Carter, Miss Jane
[1863-1966] She lived at Ovenden Hall from 1945. She died at the age of 103

Carter, Jeremiah
[1712-1???] Stuff-maker.

Born in Greetland. He moved to Lightcliffe.

In 1793, he married Elizabeth Sykes.

Children:

  1. Jeremiah

Carter, Jeremiah
[1745-1???] Son of Jeremiah Carter.

He married Agnes Nyberg

Carter, Jessie Margaret
[1891-19??] Daughter of Thomas Herbert Carter.

Born in Halifax.

During World War I, she served with the VAD at Spring Hall Hospital, Halifax, at Ripon and with the French Red Cross.

Whilst she was working at the French Army Hospital at Salies du Salat in the Pyrenees, she met Médicin Auxiliare Gérard Joseph Henri Etienne Grégoire of the French RAMC, who was a patient following an accident.


He was the son of G´néral Léon Grégoire, a general commander in the First French Army and an officer of the Légion d'Honneur
 

On 12th September 1918, the couple married at St Marie's Catholic Church, Gibbet Street.

The couple spent their honeymoon in the Pyrenees before going to their home in Toulouse

Carter, Job
[1866-19??] Son of Mr Carter.

Born in Warley.

He was a labourer for oilcloth maker [1911].

In 1900, he married Martha Hannah Turner in Halifax.


Martha Hannah was the daughter of Mr Turner.

She had an illegitimate son Fred

 

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1901]
  2. Ada [b 1903]

The family lived at 11 Causeway Head, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Carter, Joe
[1911-1944] Son of Emma & Arthur Carter.

In [Q4] 1933, he married Edna Rawlins in Halifax.

They lived at Hove Edge, Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 29th May 1944 (aged 33).

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [E C 763]

Carter, Joe Edward
[1888-1946] Son of Joseph Carter.

Born in Elland.

He was assisting in his father's wine and spirit merchant business [1911] / a wine & spirit merchant and proprietor of the Blue Barrel Inn, Elland [1914-1917, 1919-1933] / landlord of the Savile Arms, Elland [1934-1936].

On 6th May 1912, he married Edna Holden [1893-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Edna took over at the Blue Barrel [1918-1919]; Joe Edward returned to the Blue Barrel [1919-1933].

They lived at Exley Lea, Exley Lane [1932].

He applied for bankruptcy [1932], but this was annulled [1933]

Carter, John
[1751-1835] He was a tenant of Giles House, Hove Edge from 1770, and manufactured cloth at the house. The family stayed at the house until the 1870s.

He married Ellen [1772-1864].

Children:

  1. Daniel
  2. daughter who married Rev Jaques
  3. Maria who married William Fryer

In 1787, he gave one guinea towards the bells at Halifax Parish Church

Carter, John
[18??-18??] Corn miller at Elland.

In September 1841, he was declared bankrupt

Carter, Rev John
[18??-1878] BA, MA, DD.

Born in Lightcliffe.

He was educated at Cambridge / Curate at Aberford [1825-1831] / Master of Wakefield Grammar School / Vicar of Saxton, near Wakefield

Carter, John
[18??-19??] He was Mayor of Halifax [1930-1931]

Carter, John
[1839-1917] Son of James Carter.

Born in Longwood.

He was a ½-timer in a woollen mill [1851] / landlord of the Rock Tavern, Upper Edge, Elland [1891-1895]

Carter, John
[1853-1909] Born in Southowram.

He was a stone delver.

On 10th May 1880, he married Emily Womersley in Halifax (in a double wedding with her sister Susannah & Charles Fox).


Emily was born in Southowram, the daughter of Edward Womersley
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1881]

John died at 95 Bolton Brow [3rd February 1909].

Emily died at 7 Northgate, Elland [11th July 1925].

The couple were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [F 31]

Carter, John
[1868-1???] Son of John Carter, farmer.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton twiner of New Delight, Sowerby [1888] / a railway labourer [1891] / a road labourer Urban District Council [1901, 1911]

In 1888, he married Mary Foster [1871-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Soyland, was born in Barkisland, the daughter of Joseph Foster, mason
 

Children:

  1. Selwyn [b 1891] who was a cotton piecener [1911]
  2. Willie

The family lived at

  • Lumb, Sowerby [1891]
  • Lumb House, Mill Bank [1901]
  • Crutch Nook, Triangle [1911]
  • Little Toothill Farm, Triangle [1917]

Carter, John Crooks
[1829-1875] Son of farmer John Carter.

Born in Northallerton, Yorkshire.

He was a butcher of Borrowby [1853] / a butcher [1861, 1871].

In 1853, he married Sarah Fryer, at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, of Rastrick, was the daughter of manufacturer
Thomas Fryer
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [1853-1878] who was an assistant [1861, 1871], a butcher [1875]
  2. Elizabeth [1855-1867]
  3. son who died in infancy
  4. John Richard [1858-1876]
  5. Ann [1859-1887] who was a housekeeper [1881]
  6. William [b 1862] who was a butcher [1895, 1881]
  7. Margaret [b 1866] who was a milliner b brighouse [1891]
  8. James [b 1868] who was a dyer [1891]
  9. Robert [b 1871] who was a grocer [1891]

The family lived at

  • Park Top, Brighouse [1861]
  • 25 Bethel Street, Brighouse [1871]
  • 6 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1881]
  • Old Lane, Brighouse [1891]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

John died 16th March 1875.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at under £600.

His will was proved by his widow Sarah, and his son Thomas.

After his death, Sarah took over as a butcher at was at 6 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1881]. She was a retired butcher [1891].

Sarah died 3rd February 1895.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £164.

Probate was granted to William Carter (butcher) and Margaret Carter (spinster) 

Carter, John Garside
[1827-1883] Son of Henry Carter.

In 1860, he married Elizabeth Greenwood.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Greenwood
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Herbert

Carter, John Taylor
[1891-1917] Son of George Carter.

Born in Sowerby [August 1891].

He was educated at Triangle School & Rishworth School / a clerk with the West Yorkshire Bank / Lloyds Bank at Brighouse & at Leeds.

He lived at 1 Brockwell Gate, Triangle.

During World War I, he enlisted at Carlton Barracks, Leeds [5th September 1915], and served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was injured on the Somme. He was repatriated for hospital treatment and returned to the Front [29th July 1917], and joined the front line on the 8th October.

He died at Passchendaele during the first day of the Battle of Poelcappelle [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [42-47 & 162], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Lloyds Bank War Memorial, on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church, on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Sowerby, on the Memorial at Rishworth School, on a memorial erected by his parents in the churchyard of St Peter's, Sowerby, and on the family grave at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [N 1061]

Carter, John William
[1876-1???]

On 28th February 1897, he married Martha Hindle at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha was born in Hipperholme, the daughter of
Joshua Hindle
 

Children:

  1. Raymond Hindle (Carter) [1897-1898]
  2. Arthur Hindle (Carter)

In 1908, Martha married Robert Whiteley

Carter, Joseph
[17??-18??] An alias of Joseph Holroyd

Carter, Joseph
[18??-18??] Northowram constable [1853]

See Henry Tankard

Carter, Joseph
[18??-1918] He lived at 26 Hebble Terrace, Wheatley.

He married Unknown.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with the Army Service Corps attached to 176th Tunnelling Company Royal Engineers.

He was killed in action [3rd May 1918].

He was buried at the La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast [I K 14].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Carter, Joseph
[1817-1892] Born in Norland.

He was a tea dealer [1851] / a woollen manufacturer [1861] / a woolstapler [1871].

On 21st September 1843, he married Mary Clay [1810-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. John [1844-1880]
  2. Sarah [1846-1930] who married George Shillito
  3. Alfred

The family lived at

  • 5 Highroyd, Warley [1851, 1861]
  • Hilltop, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1871]
  • Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge
  • Stubbing, Sowerby Bridge [1892]

Mary died 22nd June 1873 (aged 62).

Joseph died 26th January 1892 (aged 74).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £7,129 3/2d.

Probate was granted to Joseph Greenwood (woollen manufacturer)  and James Clay Horsfall.

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby alongside George Carter

Carter, Joseph
[1845-1915] Of 46 The George, Mill Bank.

He died 5th October 1915 (aged 70).

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones [9th October 1915]

Carter, Joseph
[1845-1918] Aka Joe. Son of James Carter.

Born in Elland.

He was a spirit merchant [1881, 1891] / a wine and spirit merchant [1894, 1901, 1905, 1911].

He owned much property in Elland, including the Blue Barrel Inn, Elland [1894-1914, 1917-1918], the George & Dragon, Elland, the Sun Inn, Rastrick, houses in Casson Place, Elland, and Melrose Villa, Victoria Road, Elland [which he built 1890s]

On 10th March 1873, he married (1) Sophia Tate at Halifax Parish Church.


Sophia was the daughter of Christopher Tate
 

Sophia died in 1885.

On 23rd February 1887, he married (2) Harriet Ann Royston [1854-1911] in the Isle of Man.


Harriet Ann was born in Lindley
 

Children:

  1. Joe Edward
  2. Arthur Stanley [b 1890]
  3. Elsie M [b 1892]

In [Q4] 1914, he married (3) Martha Jane in Halifax.


Martha Jane was the widow of Luke Lumb
 

The family lived at

  • Portland Street, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • 18 Victoria Road, Elland [1891]
  • Melrose, Elland [1901, 1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was boarder Fred Metcalfe [aged 21] (bar man).

Living with them in 1911 was visitor Edna Holden [aged 28] (shop assistant).

He died 21st May 1918.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £6,736

Carter, Joseph
[1873-19??] Son of Joseph Carter, clogger.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wire drawer of Mount Tabor [1894] / a thick wire drawer [1901] / a wire drawer [1911].

In 1894, he married Anne Shaw [1871-1???] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Anne, of Mount Tabor, was born in Halifax, the daughter of George Shaw
 

Children:

  1. Joseph Bertram
  2. Rowland [b 1900]
  3. Norman [b 1903]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • 87 Blackwood Grove, Halifax [1901]
  • 2 Charlesworth Grove, Pellon, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] were sister-in-law Mary Elizabeth Shaw [b 1866] (worsted coating weaver), & brother-in-law William Shaw [b 1871] (wool comber) 

Carter, Joseph
[1921-1944] Son of Susannah & John William Carter of 27 Sunny Bank Drive, Sowerby Bridge.

Born in Rishworth.

He was a member of Rishworth Congregational Church / employed by S. Dugdale Son & Company.

During World War II, he served as a Trooper with the 5th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment, R. A. C.

He died 11th June 1944 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery [III J 3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Rishworth Independent Church

Carter, Joseph Bertram
[1896-19??] Son of Joseph Carter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Pellon Baptist Church / an engineer's apprentice (machine tool maker) [1911] / employed at Mrs Brooke's, pawnbroker, at Charlestown Road, Halifax.

He lived with his parents at 2 Charlesworth Grove, Pellon.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion West Riding Regiment.

He went to France [January 1916].

He was reported missing [3rd May 1917].

He survived the war, and was demobbed in April 1919

Carter, Kenny
[1961-1986] Popular Halifax Dukes speedway star.

In May 1986, he shot his wife Pam dead, and then shot himself at their home in Bradshaw.

At the time of his death, he was British speedway champion

Carter, Mann
[18??-19??] Partner in Carter Brothers.

He lived at Melrose Terrace, Elland [1905]

Carter, Percy
[19??-19??] He lived at Willow Lodge, Sowerby Bridge.

In 1935, he gave a Chancel Screen to Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge in memory of his parents

Carter, Richard
[1???-18??] A Halifax engineer.

Samuel Utley was a pupil of his [1854-1857]

Carter, Thomas
[1890-1918] Son of Mary Ellen & John Carter of 10 Grove Terrace, Mytholmroyd.

He was a cricketer for his school / secretary of the Mytholmroyd Cricket Club / a warehouseman.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 29th March 1918 (aged 28).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial [4], on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church Institute, Mytholmroyd, on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Carter, Thomas Herbert
[1862-19??] Son of John Garside Carter.

Born in Halifax.

He was a stocks/shares broker [1901].

In [Q2] 1889, he married Louisa Scott in Halifax.


Louisa was the daughter of David Scott
 

Children:

  1. Jessie Margaret
  2. Lawrence Herbert [b 1896]

The family lived at

Carter, Walter
[1895-1916] Son of Alexander Carter.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [1895].

He was a member of St Michael's Church School, Mytholmroyd / a member of the Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade / attending condensing engines (cotton spinning) [1911] / a weaver of Royal Fold, Mytholmroyd [1913].

In 1913, he married Emily Riley [1894-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Emily, of Sunny Bank, Mytholmroyd, was the daughter of John Riley, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Doris [b 1914]
  2. Clarice [b 1916]

The family lived at Sunny Side, Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he enlisted in Royal Scots, but was transferred and served as a Lance Corporal with the 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He and his brother Arthur were in the same regiment. On 4th November 1916, they were having a meal together when a shell hit.

Arthur died 12th December 1916.

Walter died 14th December 1916.

He was buried at the London Cemetery & Extension, Longueval [3 F 22].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade, on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, and on the Memorial at Mytholmroyd Church Lads' Brigade.

His brother Arthur also died in the War. Arthur saw him killed, and wrote to Emily telling her of Walter's death.

Emily married Mr Whitaker.

They lived at 1 Water House Cottage, Birch Road, Wardle, Rochdale

Carter, Watson
[1825-1877] Landlord of the Stannary Inn, Halifax [1874, 1877].

He was buried at Christ Church, Pellon

Carter, William
[18??-18??] Land agent.

They lived at Smith House, Lightcliffe [1845]

Carter, William
[1821-1902] Son of James Carter.

Born in Soyland.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [31st December 1822].

He was a silk spinner [1851, 1861].

On 2nd March 1845, he married Lucy Shaw Crowther [1824-1894] in Almondbury, Huddersfield.


Lucy was the daughter of Lucy Shaw and George Crowther
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1846] who was a silk piecer [1861]
  2. Ann [b 1848] who was a silk piecer [1861] and married [1871] Robert Dugdale
  3. Eliza [b 1851]
  4. William Henry
  5. Mary Jane [b 1856]
  6. Samuel [b 1858]

The children were born in Auf Hole, Soyland.

The family lived at

  • Aufhole, Soyland [1851]
  • 15 Aufhole, Soyland [1861]

By 1871, the family had moved to Huddersfield.

Lucy died in Huddersfield [20th June 1894] (aged 74).

William died in Huddersfield [February 1902]

Carter, William
[1853-1905] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twiner [1875].

In 1875, he married Martha Hollas in Halifax.


Martha was the daughter of
James Hollas
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1877]
  2. Emily [b 1880]
  3. Clara [b 1881]
  4. William [b 1893]
  5. Arthur [b 1896]

Carter, William Edwin
[1837-1901] Born in Linthwaite.

He was schoolmaster in Rishworth [1870] / master of Rishworth School [1876] / English master of Rishworth School [1881, 1901].

In 1863, he married Mary Crabtree in Halifax.


Mary, from Soyland, was the daughter of James Crabtree
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1865] who married Mr Lawton
  2. child who died 1st July 1868
  3. child who died 1st July 1868

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1861] were his aunt Rachel Wood [b 1800] and visitor Robert Parkinson.

In 1873, he was one of Thomas Wolstenholme's executors.

William Edwin, Mary, and their 2 infant children were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

There is a window in his memory in Ripponden Church.

See Joseph Holroyde and Benjamin Whiteley

Carter, William Frederick
[1896-1916] Son of Harry Archibald Carter.

Born in Salford, Lancashire.

He was a bobbin pegger [1911].

He joined the Navy on account of his asthma [1912].

During World War I, he served as a First Class Gunner with the Royal Navy. He served on the battlecruiser HMS Queen Mary which blew up at the Battle of Jutland [31st May-1st June 1916], with the loss of 1,266 of her crew of 1,284.

He died 31st May 1916 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial [12], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Halifax, and on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club

Carter, William Henry
[1852-19??] Born in Warley.

He was landlord of the Masons' Arms, Warley [1905, 1911].

He married Unknown.

He was a widower by 1911

Carter, William Henry
[1853-1913] Son of William Carter.

Born in Auf Hole [29th September 1853].

He was a fruiterer / greengrocer [1880] / a journeyman teamer [1885, 1887]

On 8th August 1880, he married Jane Snell [1856-1913] at the Independent Chapel on George Street, Huddersfield.


Jane was born in Bradfield, Berkshire [9th February 1855]
 

Children:

  1. Lucy Annie [1880-1882] who died of chronic hydrocephalus & pneumonia
  2. Loris [1855-1889] who died of measles and pneumonia
  3. Nellie [1887-1971]
  4. Harry [b 1891]
  5. Sidney [b 1897]

William Henry and Jane died within a few days of each other at Lockwood Road, Huddersfield: William [1st February 1913]; Jane [7th February 1913]

Carter, William Robinson
[18??-19??] MB.

Of Poplars, Rastrick.

He was elected Councillor in the Brighouse Municipal Elections of 1893.

He married Emily.

Children:

  1. Gertrude Marion who died [August 1893] in infancy

Carter, Willie
[1894-1917] Son of John Carter.

He was a member of Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a cotton piecener [1911] / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited at Dean Mills, Triangle.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He died 31st July 1917 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [9 7 11], on the Memorial at Mill Bank Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Cottonstones, and on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited Roll of Honour

Carter, Willie Ernest
[1898-1918] Son of Myra (née Ambler) & William Ernest Carter of 2 Richardson Street, Green Lane, Halifax.

He was a member of Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel, Sunday School & Boys' Brigade / an apprentice to Woodall Nicholson & Company Limited.

During World War I, he enlisted [3/1917] with the Staffordshire Yeomanry, and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment.

He was killed at Cambrai [3rd October 1918] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension [V B 23].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel

 

Carter surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 80 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Carter, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Carter:


Marriages 1807, 1810, 1877, 1885, 1894, 1907, 1914; Deaths 1899, 1900
 




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