John Sturtevant DENCE
Robert Cecil DENCE


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Barbara Sydney LAURENCE

  • Michael Robert DENCE
  • Thomas Christopher DENCE
  • Barbara Ann M. DENCE

Robert Cecil DENCE

  • Born: 22 Sep 1907, Epping, New South Wales, Australia 2
  • Married: 14 Jun 1930, St. Mark's Church, Darling Point, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1
  • Died: 17 Feb 1997, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3

   Research Notes:

Robert Cecil Dence died aged 89 years.

   Marriage Information:

Robert married Barbara Sydney LAURENCE, daughter of Charles Sydney LAURENCE and Ina Ruby ALPHEN, on 14 Jun 1930 in St. Mark's Church, Darling Point, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1. (Barbara Sydney LAURENCE was born on 30 Sep 1910 in Laguna, Pembroke-street, Epping, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4 5 and died on 17 Aug 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 6.)

   Marriage Notes:


On the evening of June 14, at St. Mark's Church, Darling Point, the wedding was celebrated of Miss Barbara Laurence, younger daughter of Dr. and Mrs. S. C. Laurence, of Mona-road, Darling Point, to Mr. Robert Cecil Dence, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dence, of Epping. The Rev. J. M. Mann, of Sutton Fcrest, performed the ceremony.

The bride was given away by her father, and wore a long gown of ivory bridal satin, with a veil of lace and tulle, forming a train. Her bouquet was of white rose, lily of the valley, and hyacinths. The bride's sister, Miss Helen Laurence, was the bridesmaid, and wore a Crock of pale blue moire, with a hat to tone. She carried a sheaf of red roses. Mr. Roy Cohen was the best man.

The reception was held at the Lawn Tennis Association's clubhouse. Rushcutter Bay, where the bride's mother received the guests, wearing a gown of black nlnon covered with a cloak of old gold embossed velvet, and a black hat. The bridegroom's mother was in blac'i satin and Spanish lace, and wore a black hat When leaving for the honeymoon the bride wore an ensemble in brown tweed, with a felt hat to tone." 7


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 7314/1930.

2 NSW Registry BDM (births), 39785/1907.

3 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 19 Feb 1997. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

4 NSW Registry BDM (births), 43156/1910.

5 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 8 October 1910.

6 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 20 Aug 2011.

7 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday, 20 Jun 1930.

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