Joan Coggin





Joan Coggin


Born
in Lemsford, Hertfordshire, The United Kingdom
July 22, 1898

Died
August 11, 1980

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Joan Coggin was born in 1898 in Lemsford, Hertfordshire, the daughter of the Rev. Frederick Ernest Coggin. Her mother, who was the daughter of Edward Lloyd, founder of Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper, died when she was eight, and the family moved to Eastbourne, where Coggin lived until her own death in 1980. She was educated, together with her sister Enid, at Wycombe Abbey, a setting she would later use for her girls' school stories, written under the pseudonym Joanna Lloyd.

Leaving Wymcombe in 1916, Coggin became involved in the war effort, working as a nurse at Eastbourne. After the war she worked with the blind, and returned to her schoolgirl interest in Guiding. She suffered from a mild form of epilepsy, but aside from the inability to d
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Average rating: 3.89 · 134 ratings · 22 reviews · 5 distinct works
Who Killed the Curate? (Lad...

3.76 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1944
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The Mystery at Orchard Hous...

3.97 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1946
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Penelope Passes or Why Did ...

4.04 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1947
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Dancing With Death (Lady Lu...

4.05 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1949
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And Why Not Knowing

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1929
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