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Excelsior Working Men’s Club , 51, Kensington-park-rd, Notting Hill.—Has for its object to provide instruction for its members in useful branches of knowledge. Three black balls to exclude in a full committee, and two if only eight are present. No election to take place when less than six are present on committee. Subscription, 3d. weekly; entrance fee, 1s.; rules and card, 3d.; and one week’s subscription in advance.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879