"Grocer and Citizen of London" was a title of prestige, Anscell and [his oldest son] George Carter began their wills with this title."(Paul Carter in his New Origins).
"The first one of the Carters was my grandfather's grandfather Thomas Carter son of a*** London merchant *** of good family". (Aunt Fanny)
"Thomas Carter of the same County *** Merchant *** of the one parte and Katharine his wife, daughter of the aforesaid Edward Dale ... " (Wedding)
By perfect analogy to the ancestry of Col. John Carter, Thomas of Barford was NOT the son of Ansyle - that was his uncle who did NOT have six sons, rather he was the Sixth Sonne of William Carter of Kempston: Pg. 142 THE Vistitation of London -Faringdon Without
William Carter of Kempston=Mary da. of Thomas Ansille in com. Bedford ------------------ (tree structure) -------------------- Ansyle Carter of London=Jane da. of John Mylles grocer 6 sonn living an. in com. Barford