Lloyd's of London


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Characters Zoë Fairbairns
Boniface enters the picture when, as a new underwriter at Lloyd's of London , he meets Heather in her rooming house in outer London.
Fairbairns, Zoë. Other Names. Michael Joseph.
41, 42, 46-7, 51, 55-6
He becomes her first lover...
Family and Intimate relationships L. S. Bevington
Alexander Bevington , LSB 's father, was also born on the edge of Colchester, at Lexden in Essex. His family had ties to George Fox (a founding member of the Society of Friends
Family and Intimate relationships Anne Manning
Her father, William Oke Manning (son of a Unitarian minister), was an insurance broker with the prestigious firm of Lloyd's .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Family and Intimate relationships Jan Struther
Joyce Anstruther (later JS ) married Anthony Maxtone Graham , an insurance broker with Lloyd's of London .
Maxtone Graham, Ysenda. The Real Mrs Miniver. John Murray.
Reynolds, David. “Zest”. London Review of Books, pp. 34-5.
Textual Features L. S. Bevington
The pamphlet also includes a dig at Lloyd's of London , a company to which LSB had a personal connection, as her father had been employed there. She characterizes insurance companies as existing only as...
Textual Features Zoë Fairbairns
When the other leading female character, Marjorie, meets Boniface she is at once attracted. They become lovers, though more briefly than Marjorie would like.
Fairbairns, Zoë. Other Names. Michael Joseph.
83-5, 198-9, 143-5, 148, 150, 152
Mostly their relationship centres on...


1946: Secretary, deserted single mother, and entrepreneur...

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Secretary, deserted single mother, and entrepreneur Margery Berney (later Hurst) established the Brook Street Bureau , which provided companies with temporary secretaries.

1970: The first female insurance underwriters were...

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The first female insurance underwriters were taken on by Lloyd's of London .


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