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ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH LAW LIFE ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION LIMITED: CORPORATE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/ESL01
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH LAW LIFE ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION LIMITED: CORPORATE
Date(s): 1839-1959
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 2.17 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle, Star and British Dominions
English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association Ltd x English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance and Loan Association

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association Limited was founded in 1839 as English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance and Loan Association, based at London and Edinburgh, Scotland. They dealt in life assurance, proprietary insurance and fire insurance until 1843. They had offices at 147 Strand, 12 Waterloo Place; and 120 Princes Street, Edinburgh, with main boards in London and Edinburgh and local boards in Scotland. The company was acquired by Eagle, Star and British Dominions in 1918.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Corporate records of English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association Limited including deeds of settlement and resolutions; Board of Directors: minutes and agendas; notice and report of annual general meetings; annual reports, quinquennial reports, fund statements and valuations; death and burial certificates of directors; papers relating to amalgamation and liquidation.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/ESL01/01 Foundation
CLC/B/005/ESL01/05 Board of Directors
CLC/B/005/ESL01/07 Annual General Meeting
CLC/B/005/ESL01/08 Annual and Quinquennial Reports
CLC/B/005/ESL01/09 Directors
CLC/B/005/ESL01/11 Amalgamation

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:

Other records of English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association Limited are: CLC/B/005/ESL02: Shares; CLC/B/005/ESL03: Financial and Accounting; CLC/B/005/ESL04: Business; CLC/B/005/ESL05: Premises; CLC/B/005/ESL06: Staff. 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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