Insurance Records

Scope and Content

The series contains the following records which relate to the insurance of Dunham Massey Hall, estate properties, and the private property of the 10th Earl of Stamford and Penelope Countess of Stamford: two bundles of insurance certificates completed by owners of properties held on chief rent, 1897 (EGR14/71/1-2); a bundle of insurance policies on Dunham Massey Hall, its contents, estate properties, estate staff and the personal property of Penelope Countess of Stamford, 1909-1921 (EGR14/71/3); four boiler insurance policies for boilers at Dunham Massey Hall and the estate saw-mill, 1909-1918 (EGR14/71/4); boiler inspection reports completed by the Vulcan Boiler & General Insurance Co. Ltd of Manchester, 1914-1922 (EGR14/71/5); and a file of insurance policies on Dunham Massey Hall, its contents, estate properties, estate staff, the personal property of the 10th Earl of Stamford and Penelope Countess of Stamford, and Lord Stamford's motor-cars, 1930-1974 (EGR14/71/6).