Encyclopedia Titanica

Revd. Carter

North Berks Herald

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Amongst those who went down with the Titanic were the Rev. Ernest Courtney [sic] Carter and his wife. Mr Carter was a St John's man, who later than usual in life became ordained and did some wonderfully good work, especialy in his last parish, that of St Jude's, Whitechapel. Amongst his parishioners were many Jews, and is was by no means an easy sphere of action, but one of his chief characteristics was his vigourous optimism. It is said that he and his wife were told to get into one of the boat, but they said, "Let the others go first." His wife, a daughter of the famous "Tom Hughes" who wrote "Tom Brown at Oxford", had from the beginning refused to go with the women; they were a devoted couple and childless, and they died together.


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) Revd. Carter (North Berks Herald, Saturday 4th May 1912, ref: #1840, published 21 November 2003, generated 8th August 2022 07:48:47 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/revd-carter.html