Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-35
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ROCK LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 78 production units.
Name of creator(s): Rock Life Assurance Co
This company was established in 1806. It traded from 14 (re-numbered c 1850 as 15) New Bridge Street. It was acquired in 1909 by the Law Union and Crown Fire and Life Insurance Company, which was subsequently re-named the Law Union and Rock Insurance Company.
Scope and content/abstract:
The Rock Life Assurance Company records comprise: deed of settlement and related papers 1807-1901; minutes, prospectus and circulars 1806-1937; miscellaneous papers relating to directors, auditors and agents 1812-1909; records relating to the company's emblem c 1807; elevation of the company's offices, 1807; dinner menus 1868-1906 and volume relating to the Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships 1762-1817.
Permission to publish any material must be obtained from the depositor.
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:
48 hours notice required for access.
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:
The records were deposited in Guildhall Library in 1983-4 by Royal Insurance plc. They were catalogued in 1985. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
For the Law Union and Rock Insurance Company see CLC/B/192-23.
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: January to May 2011.