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Marjorie Dence

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MBE
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Born 14 June 1901, died 23 August 1966

Marjorie Dence was the daughter of Annie Eleanor Searle and Ernest Martin Dence, brass-founder and company director. Her theatre career began when she was studying at the University of London.

She joined the university dramatic society, where she met the actor David Steuart. Their relationship was professional rather than romantic, but it was a close and lifelong partnership. In 1934 they were both members of Lena Ashwell’s Greater London Theatre Company.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Donald Campbell
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