CARTER, Edgar William

1886 - 1953

Edgar William Carter, was born at 117 Vassall Road, Lambeth, London on 14 March 1886, youngest child of John Thomas Carter (1848-1901), sculptor, modeller, stained glass artist, and his wife Mary Jane née Adams, who married at Southwark in 1878. In 1891, a 5 year old living at Vassall Road, Lambeth with his parents, 42 year old John and 38 year old mother with three siblings, Dorothy Mary 11, Cyril G. 9 and John Edward 7. His father died at Vassall Road, Lambeth on 27 February 1901 and in 1911 his widow was living at 38 Tierney Road, Streatham Hill, London with Dorothy, a schoolteacher, John, a clerk and Edgar William, a draughtsman. Edgar married at Lowestoft, Suffolk in 1936, Eva Maud Hildyard, née Smith (31 May 1890-1967), and in 1939, Edgar was an artist and stained glass artist, living at 37 Lyndhurst Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk and was still living there until his death at Lowestoft & North Suffolk Hospital, Lowestoft on 24 September 1953.