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MOORE, Decima (1871-1964)

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English actress & vocalist. Née Lillian Decima Moore. Born 11 December 1871, Brighton, Sussex, England. Daughter of Edward Henry Moore (chemist) and Emily Strachan. Sister of Bertha Moore (actress), Jessie Moore (actress), Eva Moore (actress). Married (1) Cecil Ainslie Walker-Leigh (actor), 1896 (div. 1902), (2) Frederick Gordon Guggisberg (Later Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Gold Coast), 1905. Died 2 February 1964, Kensington, London, England. aged 93.

On stage in England from 1889, having studied singing under Rose Hersee. Awarded CBE, 1918.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 195.

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