c. 1812 - 14 March 1906
Viner was one of the pioneering collectors, having started in 1860. He was Honorary Secretary of The Philatelic Society, London from 1871 until 1874. He was Editor of The Stamp Collector's Magazine from its inception in 1863.
In 1865 he edited the first Oppens Postage Stamp Album, and continued in this capacity for the following twenty-three editions. Editor of The Philatelist between 1867 and 1876.
Dr Viner was one of the original members of The Philatelic Society, London and was present at the initial meeting on 10 April 1869. His house at 34 Denbigh Street, Pimlico, was often used as a Society meeting place between 1872 and 1876.