- Financial records 1803
- Administrative records 1803-1811
- Plans c1860
Records of Glasgow Fire Insurance Society, insurance company, Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 071
- Dates of Creation1803-c1860
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description0.06 metres (8 items)There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Glasgow Fire Insurance Society , Glasgow, Scotland, was established in 1803 with a share capital of £100,000 divided into 400 shares at £250 each. Its first directors included; David Dale ( 1739-1806 ), Alexander Oswald, Gilbert Hamilton, Walter Ewing Maclae, Archibald Smith, John Stirling, James Buchanan and Archibald Grahame. It was dissolved with effect from 16 July 1811 when its business was transferred to the Phoenix Fire Office, London, England.
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Gift : prior to 1966
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Digital file level list available in searchroom.
Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1772).
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Records deposited with Economic History Department, Glasgow University, prior to 1966. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.
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