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UNITED DOMINIONS INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED: CORPORATE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/CA01
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: UNITED DOMINIONS INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED: CORPORATE
Date(s): 1897-1916
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 0.26 linear metres
Name of creator(s): United Dominions Insurance Co Ltd x Credit Assurance x British Dominions Insurance
British Dominions General

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

United Dominions Insurance Company Limited was founded as Credit Assurance in 1897. It dealt with United Kingdom and overseas accident and credit guarantee insurance, and general insurance from 1902. The company had offices at 62 King Wiliam Street, 13-14 Abchurch Lane, and 10 King Willliam Street. The name was changed to British Dominions Insurance in 1902; to United Dominions in 1911; and it was acquired by British Dominions General in 1915. British Dominions Marine Insurance Company was formed from the marine department of British Dominions Insurance Company in 1904, and later expanded to become Eagle, Star and British Dominions.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Corporate records of United Dominions Insurance Company Limited comprising certificates and agreement relating to foundation, board of directors' minutes, shareholders' and annual general meeting minutes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/CA01/01 Foundation
CLC/B/005/CA01/05 Board of Directors
CLC/B/005/CA01/07 Shareholders and Annual General Meetings

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 United Dominions Insurance Company Limited see CLC/B/005/CA02: Shares and CLC/B/005/CA03: Financial and Accounting. 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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