Sub-fonds MS 105/19 - Insurance Company of Scotland

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MS 105/19


Insurance Company of Scotland


  • 1864-1943 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

18 volumes (1.15 linear metres).

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Biographical history

The Insurance Company of Scotland was established in 1821. It was acquired by Alliance Assurance in 1848, but continued to operate under its own name until 1886 when it became the Scottish branch of Alliance. The Alliance Assurance Company was established in 1824, and thirty years later was acquired by Sun Alliance, in 1854.

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Letter books 1864-1943


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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper. May require conservation

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Description identifier

MS 105/19

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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