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Taylor, Charles bart. (Sir)

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Second Baronet of Hollycombe. When he was proposed for membership in the Garrick Club on 16 March 1847, Charles Taylor gave his address as the Athenaeum Club. He was admitted on 30 April. In his letters Thackeray wrote of him as a friend. Taylor served on the Committee in the 1850s, during the period of the controversy between Thackeray and Dickens over the admission of Edmund Yates. At the Committee meeting on 20 March 1888 it was proposed that members be allowed to invite guests for luncheon in the Visitor’s Room and that ‘sixpence be charged for each person at the Table.’ The motioned carried 8 to 4. But the amendment to the motion that luncheon be limited to mutton chops, cold meat or sandwiches was defeated, 6 for, 7 against. Taylor died in 1876.
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