Lang Syne English Family Information History Fact Book - Carter
Originally an occupational name denoting someone who transported goods by cart, it is in the ancient Anglo-Saxon capital of Winchester that earliest records of the Carter name are to be found.
An impressive number of its bearers have gained fame and acclaim through a diverse range of endeavours and pursuits.
Famous for his discovery in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 of the magnificent tomb of the fourteenth century Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Howard Carter was the archaeologist and Egyptologist born in London in 1874, while in the world of politics Jimmy Carter served from 1977 to 1981 as 39th President of the United States.
On the stage, Helena Bonham Carter is the English actress whose many screen credits include the 2010 The King’s Speech and a number of the Harry Potter series of films – and her tale, along with those of other bearers of the Carter name, are highlighted here.
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