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READING AND DISTRICT MUTUAL PLATE GLASS INSURANCE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/192-34
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: READING AND DISTRICT MUTUAL PLATE GLASS INSURANCE COMPANY
Date(s): 1896-1926
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Reading and District Mutual Plate Glass Insurance Co

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was established in 1896. Later, it changed its name to Great Western and General Insurance Company and also became a subsidiary of Sun Insurance Office. Sun Insurance merged with Alliance Assurance Company to form Sun Alliance Insurance in 1959.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

The Reading and District Mutual Plate Glass Insurance Company records comprise a policy register 1896-1918; and a ledger 1896-1926.

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 records were deposited by Sun Alliance in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1979 and catalogued the same year. 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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