Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/107-07
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: CAR AND GENERAL INSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 9 production units.
Name of creator(s): Car and General Insurance Corporation Ltd
The company was established in 1903 and transacted motor, general accident and fire insurance. It was taken over by Royal Exchange Assurance (CLC/B/107-02) in 1917, and was based in 1930 at a number of locations, including No 11 Queen Victoria Street.
Scope and content/abstract:
Car and General Insurance Corporation Limited records comprise minutes of the board of directors 1903-1973 (Ms 16189) and minutes of the committee of directors 1930-1961 (Ms 16190).
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
Conditions governing access:
Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
These records were deposited with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by Guardian Royal Exchange in 1976 and 1994. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
Other sub-fonds in this collection comprise:
CLC/B/107-01: Guardian Assurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-02: Royal Exchange Assurance;
CLC/B/107-03: Albion Fire Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-04: Atlas Assurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-05: British Equitable Assurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-06: Caledonian Insurance Company;
CLC/B/107-08: Car Services Limited;
CLC/B/107-09: Essex and Suffolk Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-11: Licenses and General Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-12: Liverpool and London Plate Glass Insurance Company;
CLC/B/107-13: Local Government Guarantee Society;
CLC/B/107-14: London and Manchester Plate Glass Insurance Company;
CLC/B/107-15: Manchester Assurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-16: Motor Union Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-17: National Provincial Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-18: Pilot Insurance Corporation Limited;
CLC/B/107-19: Reliance Marine Insurance Company;
CLC/B/107-20: State Assurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-21: United British Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-22: Westminster and General Insurance Company Limited;
CLC/B/107-23: Essex and Suffolk Accident Indemnity Society.
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: November 2010 to January 2011.