Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/NM01
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: NATIONAL MERCANTILE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY: CORPORATE
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.12 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle Insurance Co
National Endowment and Assurance Society | 1837-1843 x National Mercantile Life Assurance Society
National Mercantile Life Assurance Society was founded in 1837 as National Endowment and Assurance Society, offering endowment and ordinary life assurance, proprietary. It was acquired by United Mercantile and Travellers' Life Assurance Society in 1841 and the name was changed in 1843. The Society had offices at 2 King William Street; Arthur Street West, London Bridge; and 27 Poultry. It was acquired by Eagle in 1866.
Scope and content/abstract:
Corporate records of the National Mercantile Life Assurance Society including deed of settlement, power of attorney, memorials by company secretary as to directors and new trustee, and act of parliament.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged as follows:
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 National Mercantile Life Assurance Society see CLC/B/005/NM02: Shares; CLC/B/005/NM04: Business; CLC/B/005/NM05: 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 May 2012.