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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Maurice Johnson (1688-1755), Antiquary

Antiquary; founded the 'Gentlemen's Society' at Spalding, 1709-10, and the Stamford Society, c.1721; barrister, Inner Temple, 1710; hon. librarian of Society of Antiquaries, 1717; left large manuscript collections relating chiefly to Lincolnshire and Peterborough antiquities; writings by him in Nichols' 'Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica'; married 5 January 1709-10 Elizabeth Ambler, who died 1754, and by whom he had twenty-six children.

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Lukis (ed.) 1885
Family Memoirs of William Stukeley, ed. W. C. Lukis (Surtees Society, vol.80, 1885), III.

Marshall (ed.) 1877
The Genealogist, ed. G. W. Marshall, vol.I, O.S., 1877.

Proceedings of the Archaeological Institute (Lincoln), 1848.

Weaver 1916
L. Weaver, notes in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, 2nd series, vol. XXVIII, 1916.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.