Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/BN01
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: BRITISH NORTHWESTERN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY: CORPORATE
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.20 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Freehold Fire Insurance Company x Prince Rupert Fire Insurance Company x British Northwestern Fire Insurance Company x Eagle Star Insurance Company of Canada
Eagle, Star and British Dominions
British Northwestern Fire Insurance Company was founded in 1906. It was formerly the Freehold Fire Insurance Company of Manitoba, Canada, 1906. The name was changed to Prince Rupert Fire Insurance Company in 1910 before becoming British Northwestern. It was acquired by Eagle, Star and British Dominions in 1920. The company became British Northwestern Insurance Company in 1952, then Eagle Star Insurance Company of Canada in 1970. Business was transferred to Eagle Star's Canadian branch and wound up in 1978.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the British Northwestern Fire Insurance Company including collected bye-laws, audited and published accounts, and auditors' schedules.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/BN01/08 Annual Accounts
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.
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.