West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Partnership of James Bourdieu (1715-1804) and Samuel Chollet, then latterly including Bourdieu's sons James Berney Bourdieu (1758-1843) and John Berney Bourdieu (d. 1825).
Rubinstein gives Samuel Chollet (1757-1838) 'merchant of Bury Court St Mary Axe' as 'apparently the firm Bourdieu, Chollet & Bourdieu which traded with France and North America' and husband of Philippa Chollet nee Russel of The Grove, Croydon, Surrey (1764/1779-28/4/1852) who left £120,00 in 1852.
Bertrand van Ruymbeke and Randy J. Sparks, Memory and identity: the Huguenots in France and the Atlantic diaspora, (2003) p. 236 [reference from Mary Mill, email to N. Draper 5/9/2010]
Rubinstein 1852/9 Chollet, Philipa (nee Russel). (Her name is spelled Chellet in PROB11)