Sheffield Flood      Claims Archive

Claim for loss of property #201 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  201 Thomas Nettleship Staley Bishop of Honolulu Honolulu  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  The Claimant is the Owner of a number of Cottages situate at Bundekin Road, Pye Bank. They were flooded nearly to the ceiling of the Chambers. The Windows, doors, fillings & Slates of Roof were injured by the Tenants trying to escape. The Tenants were washed destitute - 6 Cottages are still uninhabited.   Paid to Bolton, Mason, for repairs (cleaning mud into River included) £13 16s 5d  
    Paid to Barker, Joiner for repairs £7 13s 4d  
    Paid to Storr, Glazier for repairs   19s 4d  
    Paid to Thompson, Locksmith   10s 4d  
    Paid for cleaning Houses down, coals etc. £3 9s    
    Loss of Rents due at the Flood £6 4s 1d  
    Loss of Rents since the Flood to this date £16 2s    
    Estimated loss of the Rents of 6 cottages now empty 6 weeks @ 2/. Per week each £3 12s    
        £52 6s 6d  
  Certificate Granted
5 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement at £45      

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