Transactions 2015


Editorial, Marty Smith

Introducing the President: Kate Chisholm, Phil Jones

Dr Johnson and Charlotte Lennox: The Great Cham meets a Bird of Prey, Kate Chisholm

‘From Temple Bar to Fleet ditch’: the Sound of Laughter in the Eighteenth Century, Graham Nicholls

Picturesque Beauties of Ridicule: Visual Satire in the Birthplace Museum Collection, Joanne Wilson

Brown Windsor for Dr Johnson, Patrick O’Donovan

Essential Johnsonian Reading 2: The Rambler, Jack Lynch

Memories of Past Presidents, 1971 – 1980, Bob White

Pembroke College, Oxford, Conference: Johnson and Shakespeare, Phil Jones

News from the Birthplace, Joanne Wilson

The Johnson Society’s Outing to Chester: 9 May 2015, Richard Davies

‘The American Johnson’?: H.L. Mencken, Ross Davies

Johnson Society Winter Lecture Programme 2014-15, Phil Jones

Election of Two Honorary Life Time Members, Phil Jones

Alliance of Literary Societies AGM: York 2015, Marty Smith

Sir John Floyer’s The Touchstone of Medicines and Michael Johnson, Denis Gibbs

Obituary: Dr Denis Dunbar Gibbs, Nicholas Cambridge

Past Presidents


A Johnsonian Crossword 5

Membership of the Johnson Society

New Members

Johnson Society Events 2016