Fonds MC 1327 - Pedigree of the De Carle family

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MC 1327


Pedigree of the De Carle family


  • 20th century (Creation)

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(20th century)

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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.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 14 January 1981 (MS 34299).

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