Charlotte Cecilia Carter
- Born: 24 Jun 1867, Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
- Christened: 28 Jul 1867, Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
- Marriage: John Prettejohn Pitts on 17 Sep 1891 in Congregational Church, Devonshire St, Surry Hills, Sydney NSW
- Died: 1911 - First Quarter, Kensington, London at age 44
In 1881 Charlotte had swapped her names round and is at the Soldiers Daughter Home, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London, where she was a scholar.At various times her place of birth is given as Dundalk, Rotherham and Doncaster. The 10th Royal Hussars were on duty in Ireland dealing with "Fenian" troubles after 1863.Her birth is registered for 1867 in Dundalk.
On 8 Sept 1885 Charlotte Cecilia sailed from Plymouth on the SS Belgic to Sydney, arriving on 25th October 1885. She is described as an 18 year old housemaid, from York, Church of England, able to read and write, and is listed amongst the single women on the journey. She took an assisted passage.
The church where they married in Australia was between present-day Sydney Cricket Ground, and Sydney Harbour.
The addresses where they lived all seem to be around Sydney in 1891 and 1894.
Census 1871 (age 4 Wath on Dearne, Yorkshire, England
Census 1881 (age 13) Hampstead, London, England Occupation Scholar - Soldiers Daughters Home, Rosslyn Hill
Noted events in her life were:
• Parents Names. Daughter of Charles Carter (1829? -) and Annie Brown (1840? -)
Charlotte married John Prettejohn Pitts, son of William Lawrence Pitts and Ann Elizabeth Cole Loye, on 17 Sep 1891 in Congregational Church, Devonshire St, Surry Hills, Sydney NSW. (John Prettejohn Pitts was born on 22 Sep 1864 in Stokenham, Devon, christened on 18 Oct 1866 and died on 27 Feb 1910 in Camberwell Infirmary, Surrey.)