Carle, de family; 20th century; Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, and Norwich, Norfolk

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Carle, de family; 20th century; Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, and Norwich, Norfolk

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Edward de Carle Smith was a chartered accountant whose family, for many generations, lived in Norwich, and founded the wholesale druggists and manufacturing chemists, Smith & Sons, in Magdalen Street, Norwich. Son of Joseph de Carle Smith (1862-1940) and Priscilla, née Boardman, (1863-1947), daughter of Edward Boardman, architect of Norwich (1833-1910). Edward de Carle Smith's Great Great Grandfather was Joseph Smith (?-1820), who married Catherine de Carle (1789-1861). Thereafter the family took the name de Carle Smith. Married Antoinette Bordier, (1907-2002) in Switzerland in 1936, daughter of Colonel Edouard Bordier of Aubonne, Switzerland.


Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; Norwich, Norfolk

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Created on: 29/03/2005 by Droip




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