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400 Years of History: The Scots Box

In the early years of the 17th century successful Scottish merchants and craftsmen meeting in London would put regular contributions into a Scots Box as a form of mutual aid insurance. The fund later became a charity known as the Royal Scottish Corporation and, from 2005, as ScotsCare.

400 Years of History: The Scots Box

Posted in History blog on 07/05/14

In the early years of the 17th century successful Scottish merchants and craftsmen meeting in London would put regular contributions into a Scots Box as a form of mutual aid insurance.

The fund later became a charity known as the Royal Scottish Corporation and, from 2005, as ScotsCare.

The original Scots Box, and a copy made in 2011 to mark four centuries of existence.