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Name: THORNHILL, Dorothy Evelyn, Mrs

Nee: Cotter, dau of Herbert Robert George Cotter

Birth Date: 1901 Fulham, London

Death Date: 4 Dec 1974 Grahamstown, S. Africa

Profession: Trained in ballet and had danced at Sadlers Wells, but when she grew too tall for that, her parents had her trained for Grand Opera. Great friends of Tony and Molly Ryan

Area: Molo

Married: In Bayswater, London 14 Dec 1927 Christopher James 'Buster' Thornhill (1893-1974)

Children: Evelyn Frances (1929-2021); Rosemary Ann Patricia (4 Sep 1932-2018)

Book Reference: Over my Shoulder

General Information:

Over my Shoulder - She was a conversationalist 'par excellence', witty and knowledgeable and, in all things cultural, kept us on our toes. It was an enigma how these two people [Dorothy and Chris] so many miles apart in almost every way had found each other and come together in marriage!

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