Burney Society UK Annual General Meeting AGENDA

The AGM was held at Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London on 6 October 2018 at 2.00 p.m.

After the AGM, Joseph Morrissey gave his talk, ‘The Pleasure and Pain of Musical Accomplishment in Francis Burney’s The Wanderer‘. 

The full text of his paper is accessible via this link.  Joseph Morrisey AGM talk

His new book is Women’s Domestic Activity in the Romantic-Period Novel,  1779-1820

The DRAFT MINUTES will be made available on this page next week.


  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes of last meeting (7th October 2017)
  3. Matters arising
  4. Chair’s report
  5. Treasurer Report and Membership
  6. Communications and website report
  7. Election of officers: (by show of hands)

Hon. President – Peter Sabor

Chair – Miriam Al Jamil

Treasurer/ Membership Secretary – Deborah Jones

Website – Sophie Coulombeau and Trudie Messent

Communications and Minutes Secretary – Trudie Messent

Bursary – Gillian Skinner and Francesca Saggini

Conference – Cassie Ulph

  1. Bursary/ Fellowship at McGill
  2. Conference
  3. Possible visit to St. Pauls, Deptford
  4. A Book Talk
  5. AOB and date for AGM 2019