William Carter (bishop)

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The Most Revd
William Carter
KCMG, DD
Archbishop of Cape Town
Church Anglican
Province Southern Africa
Orders
Ordination 1874
Consecration 29 September 1891
Personal details
Born July 1850
Died 14 February 1941(1941-02-14) (aged 90)

The Rt Rev William Marlborough Carter, KCMG,[1] DD (1850–1941) was an Anglican bishop in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[2]

Family and education[edit]

His brother, Thomas Nevile Carter (1851–1879) played football for England in the second unofficial football match against Scotland, in November 1870.

Born in July 1850,[3] he was a nephew of Canon T. T. Carter. He was educated at Eton and Pembroke College, Oxford,

Clerical career[edit]

Carter was ordained in 1874.[4] Following curacies at Christ Church, West Bromwich[5] and All Saints, Bakewell[6] he was Secretary to the Eton Mission, Hackney until his elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of Zululand in 1891.[7] He was translated to Pretoria in 1902 and Cape Town in 1909.[8][9] He died on 14 February 1941.[10]

Commemoration[edit]

There is a memorial to him at St. George's Cathedral, Cape Town.[11] Carter House at Herschel Girls' School is named in his honour, as he was archbishop when the school was founded and a member of the first school council.[12]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "New Peerages Conferred - Knights Commanders". Hartlepool Mail. 3 June 1931. p. 2 col D. Retrieved 17 September 2014 – via British Newspaper Archive. 
  2. ^ University of the Witwatersrand papers
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897 – 2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  4. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
  5. ^ Genuki
  6. ^ Photo of church[dead link]
  7. ^ "Saffragan Bishop of Rochester Diocese". Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 3 September 1891. p. 5 col E. Retrieved 2014-09-17 – via British Newspaper Archive. 
  8. ^ New Archbishop Of Cape Town The Times Friday, 18 Dec 1908; pg. 13; Issue 38833; col D
  9. ^ "Ecclesiastical News". Aberdeen Journal. 19 December 1908. p. 7 col E. Retrieved 2014-09-17 – via British Newspaper Archive. 
  10. ^ Obituary Dr W.M. Carter The Times Saturday, 15 Feb 1941; pg. 6; Issue 48851; col F
  11. ^ Cathedral web site[dead link]
  12. ^ "House System". Herschel Girls' School. 2007. Retrieved 2014-09-17. 

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Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Douglas MacKenzie
Bishop of Zululand
1891 – 1902
Succeeded by
Wilmot Lushington Vyvyan
Preceded by
Henry Brougham Bousfield
Bishop of Pretoria
1902 – 1909
Succeeded by
Michael Bolton Furse
Preceded by
William West Jones
Archbishop of Cape Town
1909 – 1930
Succeeded by
Francis Robinson Phelps