CARVER, Revd Charles

c.1797 - 1862

Charles Carver was born at Long Stratton, Norfolk around 1797, son of Revd Charles Carver (1769-11 July 1855), rector of Long Stratton, and his wife Agnes née Barwick, who married at Long Stratton on 31 March 1796. Charles took holy orders and in 1848 was assistant curate at Bedingfield, Suffolk on 20 per annum. In 1850, an exhibitor at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association exhibition in the Lecture Room of the Mechanics' Institute in Ipswich 'A Landscape'. In 1851, the 54-year-old curate of Bedingfield, living at The Rectory with his 46-year-old wife Jane, who was born at Stisted, Essex, and their children, Jane 21 and Elizabeth 19, both born in Norfolk, and they kept three house servants. Charles Carver left Bedingfield in 1854 when there was a sale of his furniture and effects by auction on 3 July and he died at Tollerton, Nottingham and buried on 10 March 1862, aged 65.