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Sura Gitel and David Zmidek immigrated to England from Chmielnik in Poland in 1903, and changed the family name to Smith. They had five children: Perla (Polly), Hinda (Annie), Mirla (Mary), Gabryl (Gabriel) and Kalman Josek (Colman). This photo was taken at the house of either Gabriel or Colman in Cazenove Rd, London, circ. 1928 -1929.

STANDING (L to R):  Jacob Smith (Srul Chil), Gabriel, Yanche (David Goldstein), Esther (Nechama) Goldstein (Yanche's wife), a visitor from Poland, one of Polly's husbands, probably Mr Soliman (husband number 3), Hyman Gerlis and Colman.

SITTING (L to R): Rene Smith (neé Goldstein, wife of Jacob), Debbie Smith, Annie Lindner, Sura Gitel, Polly, Mary, and Beatrice (Colman's wife).