Victorian London - Organisations - Scientific Societies - Linnaean Society

LINNAEAN SOCIETY; Office, 32, SOHO SQUARE (formerly the residence of Sir Joseph Banks). Founded 1788, incorporated 1802, and established for the cultivation of natural history in all its branches, and more especially of the natural history of Great Britain and Ireland. Admission fee 6l. ; annual subscription 3l.

Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850