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Claim for loss of property #245 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  245 John Shortridge & William Howell trading as Shortridge & Howell Steel Manufacturers Hartford Steel Works, Wicker  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    To Labourers Wages in cleaning away the deposit left by the Flood £47 18s 9d  
  473 cwt 3 qrs 0 lb Crinoline Steel since sold at a loss of 9/9 per cwt £230 19s 1d  
  60 cwt Sheet Steel finished in cases 10 orders had to be replenished & recased at a loss of 5/. Per cwt £15      
  34 Tons Iron taken out of drowned out Furnace when up to full heat to be assorted & reconvected @ 25/. £42 10s    
  26 cwt Large plates to be re-rolled and finished to other order @ 5/. £6 10s    
  22 cwt 7 Large plates to be re-rolled and finished to other order @ 5/. £5 10s    
  70 cwt Puddled Steel plates damaged @ 5/. £17 10s    
  35 cwt Circular Saw Plates damaged @ 10/. £17 10s    
  30 cwt Homogeneous Steel Tube Strips to reroll @ 10/. £15      
  73 cwt Ginsaw Steel plates nearly destroyed @ 15/. £54 15s    
  30 cwt Bask Steel plates nearly destroyed @ 7/. £10 10s    
  9 cwt 3 qrs Shovel & Hoe Steel plates in finished state @ 7/6 £3 13s 1d  
  15 cwt Cast Steel Wine damaged @ 5/. £3 15s    
  20 cwt Small Circular Steel plates damaged @ 20/. £20      
  24 cwt Clock Spring steel plates damaged @ 25/. £30      
  39 cwt Pen Steel Sheets damaged @ 15/. £29 5s    
  63 cwt Steel Tube Plates damaged @ 5/. £15 15s    
  6 cwt 3 qrs 8 lbs 15 Ingots of best Spindle Steel lost at Horns Works @ 20/. £6 16s 5d  
  15 Tons mule Spindle Steel damaged to 3 feet high @ £5 £75      
  21 cwt Horns's square and round plates damaged @ 7/6 £7 17s 6d  
  20 cwt 3 Cases of thin steel damaged @ 15/. £15      
  93 cwt 2 qrs Mule Spindle Steel in 149 Bundles sold at a loss of 8/. Per cwt £37      
  4 cwt One blade cast steel damaged 7/. Per cwt £1 8s    
  40 cwt Cast Steel for Order damaged 3/. Per cwt £6      
  60 cwt Mule Spindle Steel damaged 5/. Per cwt £15      
  60 cwt Cast steel round damaged 2/6 per cwt £7 10s    
  35 cwt Mule Spindle Steel damaged 5/. Per cwt £8 15s    
  2 Casks Emery damaged £20      
  100 Bushels half used charcoal destroyed £1 10s    
  100 Bushels new charcoal destroyed £2 10s    
  10 Tons Coke @ 15/. £7 10s    
  365 meeting crucibles @ 1/. £18 5s    
  2 Gallons Lamp Oil and 2 Sweet Oil 9/. & 10/.   19s    
  1 Gallon Turpentine destroyed   10s    
  1 dozen Wipers destroyed   5s    
    Hay Horse Corn etc in Stable destroyed £4      
  5 Tons Pot Clay destroyed £7 10s    
  360 Crucible Lids destroyed £3      
  280 Crucible Stands destroyed £2 6s 8d  
  5 Tons Manganeese damaged £25      
    Lamp Cotton destroyed   5s    
  46 Melting holes in Furnace damaged half to re-build @ 2/6 £5 15s    
  3 Converting Furnaces, one wholly destroyed being in full heat the others damaged one half £100      
  10 Tons Engine Coal destroyed @ 5/. £2 10s    
  40 Gallons Petroleum destroyed £2      
  10 Tons Hard Coal destroyed £6      
    Lime destroyed   5s    
  11 Tons Steel to re-draw in Forge @ £5 £55      
    Estimated Labour to clean up £5      
    Stopped work for 11 days and another 11 days in difficulty        
    Clerks and Foreman Superintendance, Rent and Taxes etc while stopped        
    Weighing machine damaged        
    Weighing scales and weights damaged        
        £1016 8s 6d  
  Certificate Granted
6 June 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £1000      

Note: Nature of Claimant's Interest is omitted

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