Barbara Johnson

Standard Name: Johnson, Barbara,, 1738 - 1825


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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Johnson
JJ 's eldest child, her daughter Barbara , remained unmarried. She developed her literary ability in poetry as well as in familiar letters, and in 1776 won a prize for poems submitted to Lady Miller
Literary responses Jane Johnson
Barbara and George Johnson took Vast Delight in hearing [this story] told over & over.
C., M. “Notable Accessions. Western MSS”. Bodleian Library Record, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 165-8.
A member of the Bodleian staff called this notebook an important manuscript in the history of children's literature.
C., M. “Notable Accessions. Western MSS”. Bodleian Library Record, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 165-8.
Occupation Anna Miller
The Batheaston Vase was important in several literary careers, notably those of Anna Seward , Jane Bowdler , and Mary Alcock . Other winners, like Jane Johnson 's daughter Barbara , seem never to have...
Textual Production Jane Johnson
JJ also wrote poetry, both light-hearted occasional verse and more serious efforts. The former mode is exemplified by Invitation to Miss Barbara Johnson to come into the country, dated 1 May 1747, addressed to...
Textual Production Jane Johnson
JJ wrote to a cousin about her one-year-old daughter , mocking the idea of seeking family resemblance in a child: She is . . . as much like herself as ever you saw a little...
Wealth and Poverty Jane Johnson
She left £1,500 each to her children Barbara , Robert, and Charles Woolsey, but everything else to George William, who as eldest son although second child was the heir.
A Piece of the Puzzle: The Journey of a Village through History. Witham-on-the-Hill Historical Society.


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