1849 insurance on Wollaston Hall

1840s

On 14 August 1849, shortly after buying Wollaston Hall for £3,500, William Blow Collis took out fire insurance cover for Wollaston Hall with the Law Fire Insurance Society of London. The sum insured was £480, for which £1 5s 9d was paid annually each 25 December. This is a copy of the insurance certificate he was issued with.

photo credit: HOW

supplied by: Dr Paul Collins

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