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CHURCH OF ENGLAND LIFE AND FIRE ASSURANCE TRUST AND ANNUITY INSTITUTION

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-11
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CHURCH OF ENGLAND LIFE AND FIRE ASSURANCE TRUST AND ANNUITY INSTITUTION
Date(s): 1840-1893
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 26 production units.
Name of creator(s): Church of England Life and Fire Insurance Trust and Annuity Institution

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Company appears to have been founded c 1840, when the first surviving records begin. It was based at 5 Lothbury, 1840-63 and from then at 9-10 King Street, Cheapside. It became known as the England Assurance Institution in 1892. The following year it was acquired by Imperial Life Insurance Company. In 1902, Imperial Life was acquired by Alliance Assurance and this company merged with Sun Insurance to form Sun Alliance in 1959.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Church of England Life and Fire Insurance Trust and Annuity Institution records consist of deeds of settlement, minutes and some financial 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:

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:

The archives were deposited with the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by Sun Alliance in 1968 and 1969. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For the Imperial Life Insurance Company see CLC/B/192-19.


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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