Ernest Courtenay Carter - Titanic Second Class Passenger

Ernest Courtenay Carter, a church minister, was a second class passenger traveling aboard Titanic with his wife Lilian Carter. They boarded Titanic at Southampton, and where visiting America.

He had received an education at Oxford University – at St John's College – graduating in 1884. In 1889 he became a church minister and became the vicar of St Jude’s, Whitechapel, London. In 1890 he married Lilian Hughes.

On the evening of Sunday 14th April, Titanic's last evening, Ernest Courtenay Carter led a hymn service in Titanic's second class dining room, said to have been attended by around 100 passengers. Amongst the hymns sung was Eternal Father, Strong to Save (For those in peril on the sea) .

Ernest Courtenay Carter and his wife Lilian Carter did not survive the sinking of Titanic. His body is not known to have been recovered.

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