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Default William Sidney Carter 1894-1973 [ex's grandfather]

birth 18 February 1894 at 86 Charles Steet, Stepney (Mile End Old Town reg district)
William Sidney, son of Charles Albert Carter and Caroline Sarah Carter, formerly Robins
father's occupation: wharf labourer. Registered by C.S. Carter, mother, 86 Charles Street, 02 Apr 1874

baptism 14 Mar 1894, St. Thomas Stepney
William Sidney son of Charles Albert & Caroline Sarah Carter of 86 Charles Street
father's occupation: labourer
baptism register p.532 #4984 [4985 crossed out and above, #4984 has been altered to read 4985]
[church was in Arbour Square, now demolished]

1901 RG13/377 35 p.62
100 Westmoreland Road, Walworth, Newington, Southwark.
Charles Carter abt 1866 Islington, 35 Head mineral water traveller
Caroline Carter abt 1867 Hoxton, 34 Wife
Charles Carter abt 1887 Poplar, Son 14 district messenger [someone has written above "port"]
Frederick Carter abt 1891 Poplar, 10
William Carter abt 1894 Stepney, Son 7
Grace Carter abt 1898 Camberwell,Daughter 3
Henry Carter abt 1900 Camberwell, Son 1

26 Aug 1901
William Carter, birth 19 [sic].2.1894, of 100 Westmoreland Rd, admitted to Infant Dept of Boundary Lane School, Southwark. Left 06 Sep 1901. See note. Boundary Lane was just south west of Westmoreland Road.

Family moved to Manchester for a while, and lived in Prestwich. Charles and his sons ran the Pakenham Arms, Pakenham Street, St Pancras during WW1.

1 Pakenham Street, St. Pancras London WC
Charles Carter head 45 publican b Islington London [sic]
Caroline Carter wife 44 married 24 years cook St. Lukes London
Frederick Carter son 20 potman b Poplar London
William Carter son 17 unemployed b Stepney London
Grace Carter daur 13 b Walworth London
Harry Carter son 11 school b Walworth London
Mabel Carter daur 9 b Newton Heath, Lancs
Arthur Young assistant 24 barman b Kennington London

1914-18 William served in the cavalry.

Later William and his wife Maud and daughter Edna lived above the Downham Arms, in Downham Road, De Beauvoir Town.

1934 telephone directory lists
Carter, W.S. Downham Arms" Downham rd N1. CLIssold 3491

William worked as an air traffic controller when he was in Ruislip after the family moved there during WW2.

08 Jun 1973, at 801A Victoria Road, South Ruislip, William Sidney Carter, of respiratory failrure, chronic bronchitis & emphysema and bronchial asthma.

Cremated at Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip.
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