Aviva has been operating in Sheffield since at least 1806 when Norwich Union Fire was represented there by J Townshend.
Our history in Leeds can be traced back to 1806 by which point Norwich Union Fire was being represented by J English.
We can trace our history in Manchester back to 1806 when Norwich Union Fire was represented by James Saunders.
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.