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INDEMNITY MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/055-11
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: INDEMNITY MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY
Date(s): 1824-1970
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 207 production units.
Name of creator(s): Indemnity Marine Insurance Co Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This company was established in 1824 as the Indemnity Mutual Marine Assurance Company in premises at 36 Great Winchester Street. By 1907 its address was 1 Old Broad Street and in 1958 4 Fenchurch Street. The company changed its name to Indemnity Marine Insurance Company in 1935, although its business covered both marine and aviation insurance. It became a subsidiary of the Northern Assurance Company in 1917 which in turn became a subsidiary of Commercial Union Assurance in 1968.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Indemnity Marine Insurance Company Limited, including consitutional documents, minutes, financial material, letterbooks and some details of ships and cargoes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Some items were subsequently returned to the Company (Mss 11847, 11853/2-9, 11854-8, 11875).

Immediate source of acquisition:

Indemnity Marine Insurance Company deposited most of its early records with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1969. Additional small deposits were made in 1976 and 1986. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

CLC/B/055-01: Commercial Union Assurance Co Ltd;
CLC/B/055-02: Accident Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-03: British and European Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-04: British General Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-05: Edinburgh Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-06: Employers' Liability Assurance Corporation;
CLC/B/055-07: Fine Art and General Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-08: General Accident and Guarantee Co;
CLC/B/055-09: Guardian Plate Glass Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-10: Hand-in-Hand Fire and Life Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-10A: Imperial Live Stock and General Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-11: Indemnity Marine Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-12: Liverpool Victoria Insurance Corporation;
CLC/B/055-13: London Amicable Assurance Society;
CLC/B/055-14: London and Scottish Assurance Corporation;
CLC/B/055-15: Mercantile Fire Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-16: New India Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-17: North British and Mercantile Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-18: Northern Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-19: Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation;
CLC/B/055-20: Ocean and General Guarantee Co;
CLC/B/055-21: Ocean Marine Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-22: Palatine Insurance Co;
CLC/B/055-23: Planet Assurance Corporation;
CLC/B/055-24: Provident Clerks and General Guarantee and Accident Co;
CLC/B/055-25: Railway Passengers Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-26: Scottish Metropolitan Life Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-27: Union Assurance Society;
CLC/B/055-28: United Kingdom Life Assurance Co;
CLC/B/055-29: Westminster and Kensington Freeholds Ltd;
CLC/B/055-30: World Auxiliary Insurance Corporation;
CLC/B/055-31: World Marine and General Insurance Co.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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