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

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 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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