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WHITTINGTON LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/166-04
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WHITTINGTON LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
Date(s): 1859-1894
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 7 production units.
Name of creator(s): Whittington Life Assurance Co

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Whittington Life Assurance Company was established in 1855. It was based at 37 Moorgate Street. It moved to 58 Moorgate Street in 1877, where it was located until it was taken over by the National Life Assurance Society in 1894 after 3 years of negotiations.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Whittington Life Assurance Company records comprise constitutional documents, records of policies, prospectuses and other administrative material. 24 hours notice is required for access to this material.

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:

Given to the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the National Mutual Life Assurance Society in 2002 and catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For the National Life Assurance Society see CLC/B/166-02.


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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