The Rev. Henry Carter, C.B.E. (? – 1951*)

Methodist Minister

Henry Carter CBE***
Henry Carter CBE***

Listed as a Patron of the British Pestaozzi Children’s Village Association in 1950.

A Methodist Minister for fifty years.**  An ardent pacifist, founder of the the Methodist Peace Fellowship, he also pioneered the Methodist Refugee Fund in the 1940s.***

Described as having “the biggest mouth in Methodism” and whose “blend of passion and logic was utterly compelling”.****

Carter’s specific contribution to the Pestalozzi charity remains undiscovered at this time.  

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*Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer West Yorkshire, England, 4 Nov 1955
via Genes Reunited (n.d.)  Retrieved 19 Aug 2015 from

**My Wesleyan Ancestors (online) (n.d.)  Retrieved 19 Aug 2015 from:

***All We Can (online) (n.d.) Retrieved 19 Aug 2015 from:

****Speech by Rev. Dr. Kenneth Greet, July 2009
Peace in the Twenty First Century No.32 July 2009 (online)
Retrieved 19 Aug 2015 From

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