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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-31
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1824
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Phoenix Assurance Co


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Company was founded in 1782. It merged with Sun Alliance in the 1980s.


Scope and content/abstract:

Assurance policy of William Rust, warehouseman from the Phoenix Assurance Company, for 60 and 61 Aldermanbury in the parish of St Mary Aldermanbury.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

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:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in 1973.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The main archives of the company are held by Cambridge University Library: Manuscripts Department, reference "Ms Phoenix", together with records of several Phoenix subsidiaries, Pelican Life and the London Guarantee and Accident Company.

Publication note:

Clive Trebilcock, Phoenix Assurance and the development of British insurance, 2 vols, Cambridge, 1985-1998.

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:
January to May 2011.

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