Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/BC01
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BRITISH CROWN ASSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED: CORPORATE
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.23 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle, Star and British Dominions
British Crown Assurance Corporation Ltd
British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited was founded in 1907 to handle all insurance types except life insurance. Their offices were situated at 131 Vincent Street and other addresses in Glasgow, Scotland and 110 Cannon Street, London. The company was acquired by Eagle, Star and British Dominions in 1918, but was reconstituted in 1919 to transact foreign fire and Canadian hail business, later marine.
Scope and content/abstract:
Corporate records of British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited, including board of directors' meeting minutes and agendas, shareholders' meeting and annual general meeting minutes, copy minutes and agreements relating to the sale to Eagle, Star and British Dominions.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/BC01/05 Board of directors
CLC/B/005/BC01/07 Annual general meetings
Conditions governing access:
48 hours notice required for access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Accessioned as part of the Eagle Star Insurance Company archive.
For other records of British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited see also CLC/B/005/BC02: Shares; CLC/B/005/BC04: Business; CLC/B/005/BC06: Staff. For British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited (Reconsituted) see CLC/B/005/BCN01: Corporate; CLC/B/005/BCN02: Shares and CLC/B/005/BCN04: Business. Part of the records of the Eagle Star Insurance Company Limited, CLC/B/005.
Eagle Star, A Guide to its History and Archivesprepared by Zurich Group Archives.
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: Added to AIM25 April 2012.