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Marjorie Binnie in Sungapore 1913-1922
Posted by: John Herrington (ID *****8679) Date: May 08, 2010 at 02:43:28
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Marjorie Binnie was the author of a 1935 novel set in Africa where she had lived from around 1922.
She was apparently born in London in the mid 1890s, possibly a member of a Cope family, and moved to Singapore in 1913 to live with an aunt. While there she was twice married before moving to live in South Africa with her second husband. I have no idea if she may have returned to Singapore later in life.
I have found a couple of mentions of her, one as an old resident of Singapore and her memories of British Government bungalows, and other describing riots after a navy ship arrived in port in 1914.
If anyone can help with information on her, I would be most grateful.
Many thanks
John


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