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Appendix to claim #2693 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  2693 Samuel Butcher Merchant Banner Cross, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Freehold Estate the Site of which belongs to William and Samuel Butcher the Buildings Machinary and Stock to Samuel Butcher only   Damage and Loss caused by the Flood March 12th 1864        
    New Works        
    Messrs. Fowler and Holmes Valuation £139 10s    
    3 Large Sliding Doors broken at £3 each £9      
    680 Cubic feet of Square Timber at 1/. Per foot £34      
    64 Extra large Sheet Packing Cases at 8/6 each £27 4s    
    1 Pile dividing Machine £10      
    1 large Debrick [?] Pole £3      
    9 Furnace Building Boxes at £1 each £9      
    3 Casks Lard Oil £39 2s 8d  
    1 Cask and 8 Cwt Tallow £36      
    2 Casks Roll Grease £19 12s 6d  
    Enginemans Tool Box and Tools £5      
    Hammerer dividers Tool Box and Tools for Small Hammer £5 7s    
    Hammerer dividers Tool Box and Tools for Large Hammer which also contained some parts of motion belonging to Large Hammer £24 15s    
    1 Frame for Grinding Wheel £2 10s    
    Best flax spun yarn £3      
    2 dozen Besoms (New)   5s    
    1 Cart Load Lining for Besoms £1      
    20 Shovels at 3/. £3      
    2 Crank Models £10      
    1 Role Model £5      
    Sundry Small Models £10      
    Oil Cans and Tallow Kettles   16s 6d  
    20 Draw Pipes assorted 9, 10 & 12 inch £1      
    1000 Best Derby Fire Bricks £3      
    2½ Tons Coke for Smiths £2 8s    
    5 Tons Engine Coal at 6/. £1 10s    
    15 Tons Furnace Coal at 9/6 £7 2s 6d  
    2 Large Bricks for Furnace Damper £2 10s    
    Empty Oil Casks 3 Large Cans £1 10s    
    2 Furnace Roofs Sunk required rebuilding £25      
    1 Wrought Iron Wagon £8 10s    
    Mill and Warehouse floor relaying £8      
    5 Tons Ground Ganister £2 15s    
    Wages cleaning and repairing Works and Machinery and Carting £75      
    Melting Furnaces and Yard        
    B. Furnace floor sunk required relaying £7      
    And raising furnace doors £3      
    44 Melting Holes Rebuilding repairing £44      
    40 Tons Hard Cokes at 18/3 per ton £36 10s    
    6 Building Boxes £6      
    3 Tons Ground Ganister £2 15s    
    2 Tons Coal   13s    
    1 Cask Coal Tar   5s    
    1 Cask Lamp Oil £7      
    600 Melting Pots £30      
    600 Melting Pot Lids at 2d each £5      
    750 Melting Pot Stands at 1½d £4 13s 9d  
    Pot Clay 12 Tons at 4¾ per ton £26      
    Pot Clay Brown 10 Tons at 30/. Per ton £15      
    44 Baskets £3      
    Stand Clay 7¾ Tons at 8/. £3 2s    
    Derby Clay 12 Tons at 34/. Per Ton £20 8s    
    Pot Sand 5 Tons at 8/. Per Ton £2      
    Charcoal (100 Bushels) at 6d per Bushel £2 10s    
    Wages for Cleaning Yard Building and Cellars. Xtra Carts for leading Rubbish £65 11s 7d  
    4 Tons Best Black Lead at 40/. Per Cwt £160      
    [Total for Melting Furnace and Yard] £444.8.4        
    Moulding Department        
    1 Steel Casting 2½ Tons Hot in pit & burst by Water 30/. £75      
    26 Tyre Moulds @ £1.10.0 each £39      
    18 Tons Moulding Composition @ £1.10.0 per Ton £27      
    20 Tons Sand @ 3/. Per ton £3      
    Wages to Clean and Repair £18      
    [Total for Moulding Department] £162.0.0        
    Mixing Shop        
    2½ Tons Fire Ground Manganese @ £21 per ton £52 10s    
    23 Chargers damaged and Missing @ 12/. £13 16s    
    Paper (15 Reams) £11 10s    
    Wages to Clean Mixing Shop £5 10s    
    [Total for Mixing Shop] £83.6.0        
    From W. & S. Butchers Yard        
    6 Casks Manganese belonging to Messrs. W. Lynd & Co. £53 3s 2d  
    Manganese sent to be ground 3 Tons @ £20 per ton £60      
    [Total for Yard] £113.3.2        
    Offices        
    Furniture including Windows and Doors broken & Office Books Spoilt £60      
    Damage to Sheet Steel        
    61 tons 7 cwt 0 qtrs1 lb. Finished Steel Sheets Packed ready for Packing. This lot was seen and valued by John Wilson Hawksworth Esquire at 15., per cwt loss        
    In selling the Steel we found the results to be:        
    35 tons 12 cwt 1 qtr. 3 lbs Rerolled at 4/. Per Cwt nett £142 9s 1d  
    16 tons 3 cwt 1 qtr 18 lbs Sold at a deduction of £13 per ton £242 11s 2d  
    2 tons 11 cwt 1 qtr 8 lbs Dead Waste in Rerollling @ 24/. Per Cwt £74 8s 4d  
    11 tons 2 cwt 1 qtr 0 lbs Waste Sheets through rust and unsaleable @ 22/. Per Cwt £244 9s 6d  
    5 tons 6 cwt 3 qtr 18 lbs Waste in pared Scraps after rerolling @ 22/. Per cwt £117 12s    
    26 tons 12 cwt 1 qtr 0 lbs Sheet Steel damaged with said and Sold at £15 per ton deduction £399 3s 9d  
    [Total for damage to Sheet Steel £1220.13.10]        
    Damage and Loss on Steel etc.        
    Damage to Bar Steel 10% on £800 £80      
    Cogged Steel reared against river wall and carried away 2½ Tons @ 16 per ton £40      
    Sheet Scraps lost 5 Tons @ £8 £40      
    Light Iron Scraps lost 3 Tons @ £5.10.0 as per Invoice were against wall in melting yard which was washed away £16 10s    
    Loss in Melting        
    Loss sustained in working in consequence of bad pots etc. caused by inundation during the following 4 weeks        
    16 Tons less Steel Melted than the average loss 6/. Per cwt £96      
    8 Tons of runnings [?] more than the average loss 18/. £144      
    [Total loss in Melting] £240.0.0        
    Stoppage of business 2 Weeks £200      
    Summary        
    New Works £535.8.2        
    Melting Furnaces and Yard £444.8.4        
    Moulding Department £162.0.0        
    Mixing Shop £83.6.0        
    W. & S. Butchers Yard £113.3.2        
    Offices £60.0.0        
    Damage to Sheet Steel £1220.13.10        
    Damage & loss on Steel & Iron £176.10.0        
    Loss in Melting £240.0.0        
    Stoppage £200.0.0        
    [Total for Mr Samuel Butcher's Property] £3235.9.6        
        £3235 9s 6d  
           

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