Devonshire Club--and Crockfords, by Waddy, Henry Turner

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  • Devonshire Club, London,
  • Crockford"s Club, London

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Statementby H.T. Waddy.
LC ClassificationsDA560 .W15
The Physical Object
Paginationx,11-166 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6623789M
LC Control Number20006000

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The Devonshire Club was a London gentlemen's club which was established in and was disbanded in Throughout its existence it was based at 50 St James's major Liberal club of the day was the Reform Club, but in the wake of the Reform Act's extension of the franchise, the waiting list for membership from the larger electorate grew to such an extent that a new club was.

THE DEVONSHIRE CLUB- AND " CROCKFORD'S " I FORMATION OF THE DEVONSHIRE CLUB The Devonshire Club, in its earlier years essentially a political organisation, was begotten out of the misfortunes of the Liberal party. His Grace the Duke of 17 Devonshire Club Devonshire, and be called the ' Devonshire Club/ " this date, viz., November 1 2th.

Devonshire Club Limited entered administration on 18 March and Thomas Russell and Sandra Mundy of James Cowper Kreston were appointed as joint administrators.

The Club has ceased to trade and the affairs, business and property of the Company are being managed by the joint administrators.

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