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Trinity Hall Farm, Wisbech c.1940

Trinity Hall Farm, Wisbech

History of Trinity Hall Farm

The Carter family were farmers here, probably tenants, pre-World War 2.

James Carter b 1851

1901 Fen End, Terington St Johns

James Carter, 45, machinist [?], b Camb Friday Bridge

Susan, 53, b Norfolk

Thomas H Green, step son, 27, grocer, b Leverington

Heather W Carter, son, 21, engine driver threshing machine, b Norfolk Tilney St Lawrence

Julia Green, step daughter, 19, b Leverington

Harriet M Carter, 17, parlour maid, b Norfolk Tilney St Lawrence

Arthur Carter, son, 15, machinist son, b Norfolk Tilney St Lawrence

Ada, 13, b Norfolk Tilney St Lawrence

Ethel, 11, b Norfolk Terrington St John


James Carter, 60, widower, farmer

Arthur, 25, farmer’s son working on farm

Maude Shore, daughter, 27, married, b Tilney St Lawrence

Winnie, grand daughter, 3, b Wisbech

Lenard, son, 1, b Northants


Arthur James Carter, Trinity Farm c.1912

Eliza Carter née Brown, Trinity Farm, Wisbech, c.1912

Arthur James Carter married Eliza Brown.

They went on to have five children:

Joyce b. 1913, Thirza b. 1916, Lilian b.1918, Doris b.1921 and Arthur b.1925.

Trinity Farm, Wisbech. Date unkbown

[Lilian] remembers one of the cart horses wandering in and getting stuck in the kitchen pantry. My grandmother was not amused. (Email from SB 2022)

Arthur James Carter, Trinity Farm date c.1940


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