Herbert James Carter
CARTER, HERBERT JAMES (1858-1940), schoolmaster and entomologist, was born on 23 April 1858 at Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, son of James Carter, farmer, and his wife Mary Ann, née Freeman. Educated at Aldenham Grammar School, Hertfordshire, and Jesus College, Cambridge (B.A., 1881), he was a keen cricketer and, like his father who bred hunters, loved horses, the open air and music. In 1882 he migrated to Australia, arriving in Sydney in the Potosi on 19 February, and was appointed assistant mathematics master at Sydney Grammar School. On 21 December 1882 at St Andrew's Cathedral he married Antoinette Charlotte Moore, of Haskerton Manor, Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Helped by his wife, Carter had charge of various houses used as hostels for some of the boys and became senior mathematics master. In 1902 he fulfilled a Utopian dream of running an enlightened girls' school when he bought Ascham, Darling Point, from its founder ...Read more at the source website