Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2560
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: NATION LIFE AND GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.9 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Nation Life and General Assurance Company Ltd x Fordham Life and General Assurance Company Ltd
The Nation Life and General Assurance Company Ltd was registered on 22 April 1925 and commenced trading on 29 May 1925. The company's registered office was Nation House, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex, but it opened branches in central London and the provinces, including Manchester and Liverpool. The company was set up to acquire the England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland business of the New Ireland Assurance Company Ltd. It provided fire, industrial and ordinary life and general branch insurance. It also owned a controlling interest in the Tabulating and Mechanical Accounting Service Ltd. The company's name was changed to the Fordham Life and General Assurance Company Ltd between August 1969 and October 1970, when it was again changed to the Nation Life Insurance Company Ltd. The Company was liquidated in 1974.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Nation Life and General Assurance Company Ltd, also known as Fordham Life and General Assurance Company Ltd, 1925-1974. This collection comprises 18 minute books, the bulk of which record the proceedings of Board of Directors meetings which were usually held monthly. Two of these volumes are described as private minute books, and record discussions at board meetings of matters such as directors' salaries. Two volumes record the minutes of annual and extraordinary general meetings.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright rests with the City of London.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Given to the archive as a gift in 1988.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: July to October 2009