Sponsors of Royal Insurance met initially in the offices of Josias Booker. Booker owned 1000 of initial 100,000 shares of £20 each. Initially oveseas fire markets, then life insurance. Josias Booker = Chairman 1849; his brother Septimus Booker was solicitor to the new company.
Slinn & Tanburn 'The Booker Story' p. 21
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