Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/STN02
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: STAR ASSURANCE SOCIETY LIMITED: SHARES
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.09 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle and British Dominions
Eagle Star Insurance Co Ltd
Star Life Assurance Society Ltd x Star Assurance Society
Star Life Assurance Society Limited was founded in 1843 to provide insurance for Wesleyan Methodists. The Society offices were on Moorgate. The directorship always contained at least seven Wesleyan Methodists. They conducted much overseas business in Canada, Europe and South Africa. The name was changed to Star Assurance Society in 1911 when they started offering general insurance. The company was acquired by Eagle and British Dominions in 1917.
Star Assurance Society was reconstituted in 1934 as a subsidiary of Eagle Star.
Scope and content/abstract:
Shares records of Star Assurance Society Limited including register of directors and members, share certificate counterfoils, and register of directors' shareholdings.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English.
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/STN02/01 Register of members
CLC/B/005/STN02/08 Register of directors' shareholdings.
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 Star Life Assurance Society Limited see CLC/B/005/STN01: Corporate; CLC/B/005/STN03: Financial and Accounting; CLC/B/005/STN04: 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 May 2012.