Repository
  • B&NES Record Office
Reference number
  • 1024
Description
  • This is a very small collection, consisting of two registers of clients' insurance policies, mainly covering the period 1920s to 1950s, but with annotations referring back to 1897 and a register of clients' share-holdings, c.1906-1929. The name Collins and Hughes, on the cover of the registers of insurance policies, was in use from 1931-1970. The history of the firm can be traced as follows: 1900: Simmons, Clark & Co., solicitors, 1 Manvers Street (partner Cannings Collins) 1909: Simmons, Clark, Collins & Simmons, solicitors, 8 Edgar Buildings 1914: Collins & Simmons, solicitors, 8 Edgar Buildings 1920: Collins & Simmons, solicitors, 3 Belmont (partner Geo E Hughes) 1925: Collins, Moger & Hughes, solicitors, 3 Queen Square 1932: Collins & Hughes, solicitors, 15 Gay Street 1972: Ratliff, Collins & Hughes, solicitors, 14 & 15 Gay Street 1987: Collins & Hughes, solicitors, 14 Gay Street 1991: Collins & Hughes, solicitors, 29 & 30 Milsom Street (Source: Bath Reade Directories)
Date
  • c.1897-c.1958
Extent
  • 3 volumes
Access status
  • Open
Level
  • Collection