Carpenter died, aged 84, on 29 Jun 1929 in Guildford, Surrey, where he had moved in 1922. His funeral took place on 1 July at a cemetery near his home; he was interred in the same grave as his long-term partner, George Merrill, who had died the previous year. This class contains 3 complete periodicals and a bundle of cuttings from various publications, and was mostly found bundled together, possibly by Sixsmith himself. The material includes: reports of Carpenter's death; accounts of his funeral; obituaries; reminiscences; evaluations of his life and work; a report on his will (2/7/26); and a later cutting referring to the neglected state of Carpenter's grave.
2/7/3 contains 2 copies of the same article from different editions of The Manchester Guardian; 2/7/22-23 are duplicate copies of the same periodical, containing 2 articles on Carpenter.