Records of Life Association of Scotland, life insurance company, Edinburgh, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Life Association of Scotland calendar, 1905-1915
  • Life Association of Scotland correspondence, c 1990s
  • Framed photographs of company directors and others, c 1880- 1986
  • Framed letters, 1939- 1965

Administrative / Biographical History

The Life Association of Scotland was an insurance company started in the nineteenth century and was taken over in 1993 and closed to new business in 1997. In 1999, the company was bought by Britannic Assurance and renamed Alba, and in 2006 Alba Life Ltd policies moved to Phoenix Life Ltd which continues to administer Life Association of Scotland policies.


Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order

Access Information

Open, subject to the  Data Protection Act 1998

Acquisition Information

Deposit : Clare O'Farrell : 27 Jul 2006 : ACCN 2942

Deposit: ALBA Insurance: 25 Mar 2003: ACCN 2358


ACCN 2942- Collection box listed by Heidi Ye/ Vaila Holbourn, Archive Assistants, 31 Jul 2006. ACCN 2358- Collection box listed by Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 6 Jul 2006. Collection level description created by Jennifer Turner, Archive Assistant, 9 Jan 2013. Amended by Sam Maddra, Assistant Archivist (catalouing), 20 January 2014.

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the  Duty Archivist