James Boswell by Sir Joshua Reynolds, oil on canvas, 1785
NPG 4452 (CC licence)

The Boswell Society aims to foster interest and research into all aspects pertaining to the life and works of James Boswell (1740-1795), his family, and his associates. We are honoured to have several members of the Boswell family among our members.

The Society holds regular meetings throughout the year, comprising a lunch followed by a speaker. Details are published in the Society’s newsletter, which is circulated quarterly to members. 

We welcome new members to the Society. Please see the Join Us page for details on how to become a member.