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BRITISH CROWN ASSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED (RECONSTITUTED): SHARES

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/BCN02
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BRITISH CROWN ASSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED (RECONSTITUTED): SHARES
Date(s): 1919-1970
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 0.23 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle, Star and British Dominions
British Crown Assurance Corporation Ltd

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited was founded in 1907 to handle all insurance types except life insurance. Their offices were situated at 131 Vincent Street and other addresses in Glasgow, Scotland and 110 Cannon Street, London. The company was acquired by Eagle, Star and British Dominions in 1918, but was reconstituted in 1919 to transact foreign fire and Canadian hail business, later marine.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Shares records of British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited (reconstituted) comprising registers of members and transfers, transfer ledger, share certificate books and dividend mandates, and registers of directors' shareholdings.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/BCN02/01 Registers of members and transfers
CLC/B/005/BCN02/05 Certificates
CLC/B/005/BCN02/08 Directors' Holdings

Conditions governing access:

48 hours notice required for access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Accessioned as part of the Eagle Star Insurance Company archive.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For other records of British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited see also CLC/B/005/BC01: Corporate; CLC/B/005/BC02: Shares; CLC/B/005/BC04: Business; CLC/B/005/BC06: Staff. For British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited (Reconsituted) see CLC/B/005/BCN01: Corporate and CLC/B/005/BCN04: Business. Part of the records of the Eagle Star Insurance Company Limited, CLC/B/005.


Publication note:

Eagle Star, A Guide to its History and Archivesprepared by Zurich Group Archives.

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:
Added to AIM25 April 2012.

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