Died 29 Sep 1932 aged 64, at American River, K.I. (accidentally drowned). (See newspaper articles below). His wife, Emmie Bevan Carr (nee Cooper) lived on until she was 100 and both are buried at Penneshaw Cemetery. Dr Joy Seager refers to Carr as a “delightful retired doctor” He had often been a great help to her. She attended him at his home following the accident at Penneshaw to put wide strapping around his busted ribs. Before going to K.I. she says he had been a highly respected Adelaide surgeon. And before Adelaide he was highly esteemed at Port Pirie.Valedictory to Dr. Hampden Carr. (1911, July 1). Port Pirie Recorder and North Western Mail (SA : 1898 - 1918), p. 3. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article95324142
In 1922 Hampden Carr of Unley Road , Unley, a physician, was the owner of Lot 8, Pt Section 86C of two acres. Dr Carr was the first resident Medical Officer to the district, residing at American River. Although living there in retirement, he was registered on Kangaroo Island from 1927 until his death in 1932. Dr Joy Tearne, later Seager, who was the next resident doctor on the Island, but arrived before he died, was fond of him as a friend and admired him as a doctor. He was well-loved by the community.https://data.environment.sa.gov.au/Content/heritage-surveys/3-Kangaroo-Island-Heritage-Survey-2006.pdf
Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), Saturday 8 October 1932, page 2
The late Dr. Hampden Carr, L K , Q.C.P, (Ire), L.B.C.S. (Ire.), L.M., (Dublin), was born in County Woxford, Ireland in 1868, and was a son of the late Lieut. Col. George Carr, an officer in the Indian Army. He received his education partly on the Island of Jersey, and partly in Cork, completing his studies at the College of Surgeons, Dublin, where he took his diploma in 1890. He practiced for six months at Suffolk, England, and then came to South Australia and joined Dr. F. Monsell at Port Pirie. He also practiced at Moonta, Mount Lofty and Unley prior to coming to the Island, He was Health Officer to the Corporation of Pt. Pirie for several years. He joined the Pirie Lodge of Freemasons and also the Royal Arch Charter. He married in 1895, Miss E. B. Cooper of Adelaide. There are three sons living, Messrs C. and K. Carr of Western Australia and Flight Lieut. A. Carr of Victoria, (another son was killed in the Great War), and one daughter, Mrs Rex Cowell of Balhannah. The remains were interred in the Penneshaw Cemetery on Tuesday morning, in the presence of a large gathering of friends from all parts of the Island. The Rev. W. B. Kenworthy officiated at the grave side. Flight-Lieutenant A. Carr was present, travelling by train from Melbourne to Adelaide, and coming across by plane on Monday. Deepest sympathy is felt throughout the Island for Mrs Carr and family.OBITUARY. (1932, October 8). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191250735
Descendants of : Hampden CARR
1. Hampden CARR was born ABT 1868 in County Wesford, Ireland and died 29 Sep 1932 in American River, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Emmie Bevan COOPER 18 Sep 1895 in North Adelaide, SA. She was born 03 Mar 1875 in North Adelaide, SA and died 03 Dec 1975, daughter of Arthur Bevan COOPER.
Other events in the life of Hampden CARR
Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, Kangaroo Island, SA
Children of Hampden CARR and Emmie Bevan COOPER:
i. Howard Bevan CARR was born 28 Jul 1896 in Stirling West, SA and died 26 Sep 1917 in Belgium
ii. 2. Kevin Hampden CARR was born 21 Jan 1899 in Moonta, SA and died 15 Mar 1977 in Geraldton, WA
iii. Christian Henry CARR was born 06 Feb 1901 in Port Pirie, SA
iv. 3. Mary Hope CARR was born 11 Jan 1903 in Port Pirie, SA
v. 4. Anthony George CARR was born 24 Jan 1907 in Port Pirie, SA and died 1960 in Hawthorn, Victoria
2. Kevin Hampden CARR was born 21 Jan 1899 in Moonta, SA and died 15 Mar 1977 in Geraldton, WA. He married Marion HAMERSLEY 1928 in Greenough, WA.
3. Mary Hope CARR was born 11 Jan 1903 in Port Pirie, SA. She married Geoffrey Reginald COWELL 02 Nov 1924 in American River, Kangaroo Island SA. He was born 06 Jun 1901 in Medindie, SA and died 18 Aug 1958 in Mount Barker, SA, son of James William COWELL and Ada COOPER.
4. Anthony George CARR was born 24 Jan 1907 in Port Pirie, SA and died 1960 in Hawthorn, Victoria. He married Audrey Eyres YOUNG 29 Mar 1932 in Hackney, SA. She was born 1907 in Hawthorn, Victoria.https://www.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=dukeofyork&view=76&pid=17807 17 May 2020