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YORK AND LONDON FIRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-37
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: YORK AND LONDON FIRE AND LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
Date(s): 1838
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): York and London Fire and Life Assurance Co

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This company was established in 1834 as the York and North of England Fire and Life Insurance Company; it was renamed in 1838 at which time it had offices in London at 82 King William Street.

In 1842, at which date it was styled as York and London British and Foreign Assurance Office, it transferred its fire business to Imperial Fire Insurance Company. In 1844 its life business was merged with Standard Life Assurance Company.

Imperial Fire was taken over by Alliance Assurance Company which merged with Sun Insurance in 1959.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

York and London Fire and Life Assurance Company records comprising instruction booklet for agents.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

48 hours notice required for 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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This booklet was deposited by Sun Alliance in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library amongst other subsidiary company archives deposited in 1976. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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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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