Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/107-09
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ESSEX AND SUFFOLK INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 production units.
Name of creator(s): Essex and Suffolk Insurance Co Ltd
The Essex and Suffolk Accident Indemnity Society (CLC/B/107-23) was established in 1907 and merged with Essex and Suffolk Equitable Insurance Society in 1909. The latter company merged with Atlas Assurance Company (CLC/B/107-04) in 1911 which in turn was acquired by Royal Exchange Assurance (CLC/B/107-02) in 1959. Royal Exchange Assurance merged with Guardian Assurance to form Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance in 1968.
Scope and content/abstract:
Essex and Suffolk Insurance Company Limited records comprise board minutes and agendas 1907-1909 (Mss 16193-4) and a register of applications for and allotment of shares 1907 (Ms 16192).
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.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance deposited the records of Essex and Suffolk Accident Indemnity Society in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1973. 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/107-07: Car and General Insurance Corporation Limited;
CLC/B/107-08: Car Services 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.