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Richard Carter

Birthplace: Garston Manor, Watford, Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 29, 1558 (63-72)
Garston Manor Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of William “of Watford” Carter and Alice Carter
Husband of Lady Joan Elizabeth Carter
Father of William Carter; John Carter and Thomas Carter, I, of Watford & Aldenham
Brother of Thomas Croxton Carter; William Carter, I; Reverend John Carter; Christian Carter; Mary Carter and 1 other

Occupation: Lord of the Manor of Garston
Managed by: Erin Ishimoticha
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About Richard Carter

RICHARD CARTER was born 1495 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, and died 29 Sep 1558 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. He was the son of William Carter of Watford. He married JOAN UNKNOWN Abt. 1525 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. She was born 1499 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, and died Abt. 1530 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.


Richard Carter of lord of the manor of Garston in Hertsford, an estate he received as a grant from the Crown on July 24, 1544, "to Richard Carter and Thomas Palmer and the heirs of the said Richard.." He sold one moiety of this estate to John and Agnes Randall, who, in turn, sold it to Michael and Margaret Sager of Marsworth, Buckinghamshire. Richard Carter bought that portion back from the Sagers.

In 1546 Richard Carter received a coat of arms. Richard King Carter of Colonial Virginia used arms containing "the wheels of Catherine," derived from his ancestor's arms.


  • WILLIAM CARTER, b. 1526, Hertfordshire, England; d. c.1566; married 1546 Margaret Esley; married 1565 Johane Rennington
  • THOMAS CARTER, b. 1528, Hertfordshire, England; d. 1571, Watford, Hertfordshire, England; married 1559 Anne Stonninge d 1566/67; married 1568 Joan Hyll d 1570/71; married ca 1572 a 3rd wife - name unknown.
  • JOHN CARTER, b. 1529, Hertfordshire, England; d. 1559; married 1549 Agnes Edlyn. Three sons known.


Richard Carter of Load of Manor of Garston in Hertford,an estate he receiced as a grant from the Crown on 24 July 1544. ToRichard Carter an Thomas Palmer and the Heirs of said Richard.. Richard sold one moiety of his estate to John an Agnes Randall. Who in turn sold it to Michael an Margaret Sager of Marsworth,Burkinghamshire. Richard than brought that portion back from the Sager's, Richard than " King of Colonial Virgania" ,used coat of Arms containing, " The Wheels of Catherine",deived from ancester"s arms..

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Richard Carter's Timeline

Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Garston Manor, Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Yorkshire, England
Watford & Aldenham, Hertfordshire, England
September 29, 1558
Age 68
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 68
Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom