Blackpool is yet another Olympic flame stop with very few references in the Aviva Archive.
I thought that Bowness-on-Windermere was going to be a stop on the Olympic flame route which was not mentioned at all in the Aviva Archive.
Our earliest known agent in Carlisle was J Painter who was representing Norwich Union Fire there by 1806.
Archivist Blog - 19 June 2012 Subjects: History - Interesting stories
Our earliest agent in Hull was the gloriously named Aistroppe Stovin who was representing Norwich Union Fire in 1806.
I have really struggled to find references in the archive to our operations in Middlesbrough.
Durham is yet another spot on the Olympic flame route for which we have over 200 years of history and very little in the archive to show for it.
Aviva's history in Newcastle begins with a local company founded nearly 230 years ago.
I have been able to trace Aviva's history in Alnwick back to 1810 by which time Norwich Union Fire had an agency there.
Archivist Blog - 13 June 2012 Subjects: History - Interesting stories