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Development of mercantile fire insurance in the City of London

Insurance Institute of London. Historic Records Committee.

Development of mercantile fire insurance in the City of London

by Insurance Institute of London. Historic Records Committee.

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Published by The Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Fire -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesReport H.R. 2 of working party on development of mercantile fire insurance in the city of London.
    StatementInsurance Institute of London, Historic Records Committee.
    SeriesReport - Insurance Institute of London, Historic Records Committee ; H.R. 2, 15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19748569M

    The London Insurance, Birchin-lane, established by a royal charter, assures houses and other buildings, goods, wares, and merchandise, being the property of the assured, on commission or in trust, household goods, furniture, wearing apparel, and printed books, (except writings, books of accompts, notes, bills, bonds, money, jewels, pictures.   Particularly the development of industrial sites alongside canals, and the results of new industrial activity that have now become the foundations of many local sites in the city. 19th century fire insurance plans were highly specialized and very valuable to fire insurance underwriters for understanding the physical characteristics and.

      This week we’re marking the anniversary of one of London’s defining events: the Great Fire of London, which ravaged the city at the start of September Source: The Great Fire of London of sparked an insurance revolution with fire insurance offered to Londoners for the first time in | City on: 78 York Street, London, W1H 1DP, City of Westminster. Fire insurance. Although pre-dated by marine business, fire insurance was the first to achieve corporate status. Municipal or state-funded fire insurance originated in Germany in , with the establishment of the Great Werder Fire Fund in Prussia, but the first fire insurance companies were established in England.

    Historical Maps of London, ON: Welcome to a selection of 40 historical maps of the London, Ontario area. Date Title Catalogue Link Image [] Map of the City of London and Suburbs: Catalogue Record: View Image [] Ontario and Quebec Ry. Detroit Extension Plan and Profile of Right-of-way Through the City of London, West of. The City of London provides local government and policing services for the financial and commercial heart of Britain, the 'Square Mile'.


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