Ethel Mannin

Ethel Mannin

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1960
Area Wimbledon Village
Picture Reference Wim_​29_​21-1
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Pictured in the sitting room at Oak Cottage, Wimbledon. She was a prolific author who started writing stories and poems at the age of 6.

Her work was first published around 1911, when a story appeared on the children’s page of a woman’s paper. By the age of 17 she had became the associate editor of “The Pelican”, a sports and theatrical paper.

Most of Ethel’s books were written during the interwar years. By 1959 she had been married and widowed twice.

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