Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Clubs - Ranelagh Club

Ranelagh Club, Fulham, on the left bank. - On  much the same principle as the Hurlingham. Entrance fee 10 10s., and annual subscription 5 5s. Members are entitled to admit two ladies with free passes, and may give vouchers of admission on payment of 5s. or 10s., to as many friends as they please. No person is eligible for membership who is not received in general society. The election is in the hands of the committee. At least five members must vote, and one black ball in five excludes.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames, 1881

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