Lead fire mark, Hand-in-Hand insurance company: 1758
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Lead fire insurance mark, depicting a crown and clasped hands of the Hand-in-Hand insurance company and the policy number 77903. This policy was issued to John Bezeley of St Anne's, Middlesex who was a sugar refiner. The fire mark was on one of his tenements numbers 21, 2, 23 south of Rose Lane in Lime Street. He took it out originally in January 23rd, 1758 and then renewed it with more buildings in 1765. Provenance unknown.
1758 AD - 1758 AD