hand in hand fire and life insurance society


  • The Hand in Hand Fire & Life Insurance Society was one of the oldest British insurance companies.

  • [1] It was one of three fire insurance companies started after the Great Fire of London,[2] and it was initially called the Contributors for Insuring Houses, Chambers or Rooms
    from Loss by Fire, by Amicable Contribution.


Works Cited

[‘Relton, Francis Boyer (1893). An account of the fire insurance companies associations, institutions, projects and schemes established and projected in Great Britain and Ireland during the 17th and 18th centuries including the Sun Fire Office; also of
Charles Povey the projector of that office, his writings and schemes. Swan Sonnenschein & Co.
1. ^ “Five ways the Great Fire changed London”. BBC. 23 July 2016. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
2. ^ Mortimer, Ian (2017). The Time Traveller’s Guide to
Restoration Britain: Life in the Age of Samuel Pepys, Isaac Newton and The Great Fire of London. Bodley Head. ISBN 978-1847923042.
3. ^ “Hand in Hand Fire & Life Insurance Society”. Archived from the original on 2010-12-04. Retrieved 2009-06-26.
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