Famous Descendants
Johannes leCarter

THOMAS le CARTER, son of JOHANNES le CARTER of Cussworth parish

THOMAS le CARTER removed to St. Alban's, county Hertford before 1392, and had two sons: EDMOND, who was custos capellae SS. Angelorum, that is, vicar of the Chapel of the Holy Angels, in the Town of York, and whose son WILLIAM was the ancestor of the London CARTERS; and RICHARD from whom is descended Rev. THOMAS CARTER who emigrated to New England in the "Planter" and became the first pastor of the church of Woburn, Massachusetts; and also Colonel JOHN CARTER of Upper Norfolk County, Virginia, who was the father of ROBERT or "KING CARTER" of the James River. Thomas may have been an ancestor of President Jimmy Carter as his ancestry was in St. Albans, County Herford in the same time period.


NICHOLAS CARTER, was knighted and received his arms: argent, a chevron between three cartwheels, vert; crests: on a mount vert a greyhound sejant argent sustaining a shield of the last charged with a cartwheel vert.