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The earliest reference to Aviva companies operating in the Potteries dates from 1814 when Norwich Union Fire had an agent at Hanley.
Our first known Chester agent was J Lewis who was representing Norwich Union Life by 1818.
Information on Bangor in the archive is scarce. Our earliest agent was Archibald Worthington who represented Norwich Union Life in 1818 and also covered Port Penrhyn.
As far as I have been able to tell, Aviva companies appeared in Aberystwyth comparatively late in the 19th century
Aviva companies have been operating in Swansea for nearly 200 years. Our earliest known agent, W Stroud, was representing Norwich Union Life by 1818 and the family link continued under G T Stroud who was listed as an agent in 1868.
The phrase above was used on the stationary of our Cardiff based constituent company, Welsh Insurance Corporation, which also featured Y Draig Goch himself.
24 May 2012
Aviva's history in Worcester centres around the Norwich Union fire engine which operated there until at least 1928.
We know that Norwich Union Fire was operating in Cheltenham by 1816 and that Norwich Union Life's Cheltenham agent in 1818 was F Rawlings.
Aviva companies have been operating in Bristol for over 200 years. In 1810 Norwich Union Life appointed Frederick Savery as agent and by 1817 his address was All Saints passage, Corn Street.
The earliest reference to Taunton in the archive is 1818 when Henry James Leigh was acting agent for Norwich Union Life.