Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/CL07
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: CITY OF LONDON LIFE ASSURANCE: ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.18 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle Insurance Co
City of London Life Assurance
City of London Life Assurance was founded in 1845, offering proprietary, life assurance and annuities. Their offices were based at 13 St Swithun's Lane, 2 Royal Exchange Buildings, 5 Waterloo Place, and 18 New Bridge Street. The company acquired various companies before being acquired by Eagle Insurance Company in 1859.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of City of London Life Assurance relating to acquisitions and mergers, comprising Absolute: agreement, Achilles: papers relating to amalgamation, County Mutual: directors' deed of indemnity, Deposit and General: directors' deeds of arrangement, Observer: agreement and policy papers.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/CL07/COM County Mutual
CLC/B/005/CL07/DG Deposit and General
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 City of London Life Assurance see CLC/B/005/CL02: Shares; CLC/B/005/CL04: Business and CLC/B/005/CL05: Premises. 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.