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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]

Captain John Chilton Lambton Carter

Captain John Chilton Lambton Carter succeeded Mr. T. H. Fitzgerald as Superintendent of Hawke's Bay. He was elected on the 8th of April, 1861, and remained in office for two years. Captain Carter was educated and trained for the Imperial service, and subsequently rose to the rank of Captain of H. M. 53rd Regiment. After resigning his commission he came to New Zealand, and took up land in Hawke's Bay, where he carried on sheep-farming. Captain Carter died in Napier, on the 27th of May, 1872.