Halbert John Carter was the seventh of the eight children of John and Anna Carter. He was born in Wickford on 18th December 1875, and by the time of the 1891 census he was helping his father as a carpenter.
On 2nd April 1902 Halbert married Daisy Ethel Bewers whose older sister, Ada, had married Halbert’s older brother, Frank. This photo was taken around the time of their marriage.
Daisy was born 1st April 1883 on Marsh Farm. Her family were taken from Woodham Ferrers to Wickford by Frank Carter every Sunday to go to church, which is how they would have all met.
Halbert and Daisy had six children; Eric, Elsie (died, age 2, of ‘consumption of the bowel’), Hubert (died age 14 of tuberculous meningitis), Queenie, Pearl and Ruby.
Halbert died on 9th July 1932 in Wickford; Daisy died 23rd November 1936.
Halbert and Daisy are my Great Grandparents.