Catalogue description Salop Fire Office

This record is held by Shropshire Archives

Details of 3008
Reference: 3008
Title: Salop Fire Office

Deeds, correspondence and other records relating to:


3008/1 Salop Fire Office


3008/2 Shropshire & North Wales Assurance Co.


3008/3 Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd.


3008/4 County Fire Office Ltd.


[4791] [Provincial Insurance Co.]


[4791] Sun Alliance


3008/5 Salop Fire Brigade


3006/6 Bishop's Castle Fire Brigade


[4791] Welshpool Fire Brigade


[4791] Bridgnorth Fire Brigade

Date: 1690 - 1988
Related material:

Separate lists for 4611 and 4791 are also available.

Held by: Shropshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Salop Fire Office

Alliance Assurance Company Ltd, Shropshire

County Fire Office Ltd, Shropshire

Shropshire and North Wales Assurance Company

Salop Fire Brigade

Bishop's Castle Fire Brigade, Shropshire

Welshpool Fire Brigade, Shropshire

Bridgnorth Fire Brigade, Shropshire

Physical description: 10 sub fonds
Administrative / biographical background:

The Salop Fire Office was established in 1780, and enjoyed a privileged position locally until 1837 when a rival office, the Shropshire and North Wales Assurance Company was formed. These Offices were united with the Alliance Assurance Company Ltd. in 1890. The County Fire Office Ltd. became a part of the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd. in 1906. The Alliance also maintained the Salop Fire Brigade before it was taken over by Shrewsbury Corporation in 1918, and the Bishop's Castle, Welshpool and Bridgnorth Fire Brigades.


Although this list comprises mostly of accession 3008, it also includes accessions 4611 and 4791 which are additional records to the main collection.

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