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Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain

Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain, 12, Lisle Street, Leicester Square, established 1738, incorporated 1790, for the maintenance of aged and decayed musicians, their widows and orphans. The society has supported 16 members, for 40 widows, 18 orphans, and apprenticed 17.

General average income is about 2,700, dependent on about 400 per annum on voluntary contributions. The income during the past year was 3,097.

Treasurer, G. F. Anderson, Esq.—Secretary, John A. Ireland, Esq.


SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son,
and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.