George William de Carteret
, (1869 St Peter
, Jersey - 4 September 1940, was a Norman language
journalist and writer from Jersey
Working as a farmer in St Peter, George William de Carteret wrote, under the nom de plume Le Caouain
), a great number of articles each Saturday for Les Chroniques de Jersey
. Le Caouain
purportedly lived with his wife, Marie Hibou
in the attic of the printshop and flew round the parish halls reporting on parochial politics.
G. W. de Carteret also wrote under the nom de plume of G.W. de C.
. Although the bulk of his writings were in prose, he wrote some poems for the Eisteddfod
as well as theatrical dialogues for performance.
He was secretary of the Jersey Farmers Union.
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