CARTER, William (c.1681-1744), of Redbourne, Lincs.
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Family and Education
b. c.1681,1 1st s. of Thomas Carter of Kinmel, Denb. by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Style, 2nd Bt., M.P., of Wateringbury, Kent, sis. of Sir Thomas Style, 4th Bt.. m. 1709, Sarah da. of Roger Price of Rhuol, Merion., 12 ch. of whom 3 are known to have been sons.2 suc. fa. 1702.
At the beginning of the 18th century the Carters of Kinmel in Denbighshire acquired the manor of Redbourne in Lincolnshire, which thenceforth became their principal seat. In 1729 William Carter procured a private Act of Parliament for the sale of his Welsh estates and for settling his Lincolnshire property. Returned in 1741 for Hull, not far from Redbourne, he was classed as ‘Prince’ in the Cockpit list of October 1742, voting with the Government in all recorded divisions till his death, 2 Apr. 1744.