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Higgins, Terence (10 of 10) National Life Stories: City Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:15:29

  • Shelf mark

    C409/027

  • Subjects

    Insurance; Marine underwriting

  • Recording date

    1989-01-11, 1989-08-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    City Lives

  • Recording locations

    interviewee's home

  • Interviewees

    Higgins, Terence, 1925-2008 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Phillips, David (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 10: Treatment of the cancer was completely successful and life continued as normal. His sons' careers developed and one has followed him into the firm. Retirement time is enjoyable but well leavened by Lloyd's activities. After a long career with a single firm at Lloyd's, Terry Higgins would gladly do it all again. His life's greatest moment was becoming a Member of Lloyd's and he has 'loved every moment of it' (Details): Cured of cancer; great support from Lloyd's colleagues, wife's activities during his career, particularly involvement with local hospitals; continuing Lloyd's activities whilst retired; sons' careers, one son in the old firm; would do it all again; worst moment of life was learning of cancer, greatest was becoming a Member of Lloyd's; 'loved every moment'.

  • Description

    Interview with Terence Higgins, a leading marine underwriter at Lloyd's of London and a member of the Lloyd's Council.

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