The Madras Club, founded in 1832, is the second oldest surviving club in India after
the Bengal Club, Calcutta. It has had three homes including its present one, the
The first meeting of the Club was held in February, 1832 with Sir Robert Comyn,
the Chief Justice in the Chair. Plans for acquisition of premises were presented
at this meeting and a Club House was purchased just before the opening date of 15.05.1832,
in a Garden House, comprising 7 Acres, just off Mount Road between Whites Road and
General Patters Road.