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CITY OF LONDON LIFE ASSURANCE: ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/CL07
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CITY OF LONDON LIFE ASSURANCE: ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS
Date(s): 1853-1858
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 0.18 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle Insurance Co
City of London Life Assurance

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

City of London Life Assurance was founded in 1845, offering proprietary, life assurance and annuities. Their offices were based at 13 St Swithun's Lane, 2 Royal Exchange Buildings, 5 Waterloo Place, and 18 New Bridge Street. The company acquired various companies before being acquired by Eagle Insurance Company in 1859.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of City of London Life Assurance relating to acquisitions and mergers, comprising Absolute: agreement, Achilles: papers relating to amalgamation, County Mutual: directors' deed of indemnity, Deposit and General: directors' deeds of arrangement, Observer: agreement and policy papers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/CL07/AB Absolute
CLC/B/005/CL07/AC Achilles
CLC/B/005/CL07/COM County Mutual
CLC/B/005/CL07/DG Deposit and General
CLC/B/005/CL07/OB Observer

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 City of London Life Assurance see CLC/B/005/CL02: Shares; CLC/B/005/CL04: Business and CLC/B/005/CL05: Premises. 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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