Transactions 2016


Editorial, Marty Smith

Introducing the President: Margaret Drabble Phil Jones

Harmless Pleasures, Margaret Drabble

Dr James, Dr Johnson and the Dictionaries, Alex Wright

Dr Johnson’s Friend Molly Aston, David Noy

A Curious Note about a Goat, Josephine C. Wiseman

A Greenland Love Story: Samuel Johnson’s Rambler 186 and 187, Stefka Ritchie

The Johnson Society’s Outing to Oxford: 9 April 2016, Peter Barrett

Alliance of Literary Societies AGM: Haworth 2016, Marty Smith

News from the Birthplace, Joanne Wilson

Essential Johnsonian Reading 3: A Dictionary of the English Language, Lynda Mugglestone

Samuel Johnson and the Clopton Family of Stratford-upon-Avon, Peter Holliday

Johnson Society Winter Lecture Programme 2015-16, Phil Jones

Obituary: Arnold Matthews, Marilyn Davies

Memories of Past Presidents, 1981–1992, Bob White

Past Presidents


A Johnsonian Crossword 6

Membership of the Johnson Society

New Members

Johnson Society Events 2017