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ASYLUM LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-04
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ASYLUM LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
Date(s): 1824-1857
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 16 production units.
Name of creator(s): Asylum Life Assurance Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was established in 1824 and was also known as Asylum Life Office, and Asylum Foreign and Domestic Life Assurance Company. It amalgamated in 1857 with the London Assurance, which became a subsidiary of the Sun Alliance in 1965.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Asylum Life Assurance Company comprising: deed of foundation, 1824; deed of assignment, covenant and declaration of trust, 1857; prospectus, 1836, with related letters, 1951; and rough policy registers, 1824-57.

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:

Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The archives of the Asylum Life Assurance Company were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1979.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See CLC/B/192-26 for the papers of London Assurance.


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:
January to May 2011.

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