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ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH LAW LIFE ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION LIMITED: BUSINESS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/ESL04
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH LAW LIFE ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION LIMITED: BUSINESS
Date(s): 1837-1987
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 2.05 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:

Business records of English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association Limited including policy registers, individual policies and related papers, prospectuses and related papers, rate book and tables, fund accounts, letter book and reports, fire policy, report on the desirability of undertaking employers' liability business, calendars and diary, agents' commission rates, overseas reports, Life Offices Association annual reports, papers relating to position of life offices and income tax, papers relating to London United Tramways Limited, general manager's cutting and documents for information.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/ESL04/01 General
CLC/B/005/ESL04/02 Fire and liability status
CLC/B/005/ESL04/03 Calendars and diary
CLC/B/005/ESL04/05 Agents
CLC/B/005/ESL04/06 Overseas
CLC/B/005/ESL04/07 Life Offices Association
CLC/B/005/ESL04/08 Laws
CLC/B/005/ESL04/09 General Manager

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/ESL01: Corporate; CLC/B/005/ESL02: Shares; CLC/B/005/ESL03: Financial and Accounting; 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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