Wednesday, 16 October 2013

AUTUMN JOURNAL 2013

Contents:
Richard Tillett: "Will with the golden whiskers": a cautionary tale for disappointed curates - the career of the Revd William Hollings of Hereford
John Heighes : The Woodforde Family Ladies
Katherine Solomon: Houghton Revisited - "The best collection in Europe".
The late Mary Barham Johnson: Leaves from an Unwritten Journal Pt. 1 (cont.).
Martin Brayne: Laurence Sterne Tercentenary
Book Reviews:
Martin Brayne - Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England
Brian Pateman - The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon
The late R.L. Winstanley - Tales of Two Players (James Quin & Charles Macklin).







Thursday, 27 June 2013

Summer Journal 2013

The recently published Journal includes:
Carole Child - Turner Roope - Mrs Davie's Brother
Phyllis Stanley - Dressing Nancy Woodforde
Jennifer Soan - British Diarists of the Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries No. XXXIV, John Pocock
Obituary - Col. Bob Knight

Sunday, 21 April 2013


2013 AGM & FROLIC

Members wishing to attend the 2013 AGM and Frolic (20-22 Sept.) should make their reservation with the Milton Hill House hotel (contact Sophie Costello 01235 825731) before 7th May. Once you have done so, you should complete the attendance form circulated with the Spring Newsletter and post it together with a cheque of £60 per person (payable to 'Parson Woodforde Society') to Martin Brayne.

The cost of the week-end - £220 per person sharing, £250 per person single - is made up as follows:
Per person sharing - £140 (dinner bed & breakfast for two nights) + £20 (Sunday lunch) + £60 ( payable to Society for coach, admissions, pre-dinner drinks etc.) = £220.
Per person single - £170 (dinner, bed & breakfast for two nights) + £20 (Sunday lunch) + £60 ( payable to Society for coach, admissions, pre-dinner drinks etc.) = £250.


Wednesday, 3 April 2013

SPRING JOURNAL 2013

Contents include:

Pietro Micheli: Woodforde's Favourite Conjuror
Stewart Waterston: The Portrait of James Woodforde
Katharine Solomon: From James Woodforde to James Bond
Martin Brayne: James Woodforde and the Shotover Hill Landslip
The Late Mary Barham Johnson: Leaves from an Unwritten Journal ( of Mrs Ann Bodham)
Richard Wilson: Book Review ( of C.S. Armstrong [ed.], Under the Parson's Nose: further extracts from the Diary of the Revd Benjamin Armstrong, Vicar of East Dereham, 1850-1888)