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Appendix to claim #3256 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  3256 William Edward Laycock carrying on business under the style or firm of Samuel Laycock and Sons Hair Seating Manufactuer Mill Sands, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owner   The Schedule referred to in the within Claim        
   
  Cwt Qtr lb [Type of material damaged] Original cost price Valuation price as damaged [Amount claimed]
          [per Cwt] £ s d [per Cwt] £ s d
  92 0 0 Dyed Hogs Hair 35/. 161 0 0 10/2 46 0 0
  8 2 0 Best Dyed Russia 11½ 45 12 4 17 17 0
  18 0 0 Dyed Fibre Hacklings 29 8 0 12 12 0
  18 3 4 Brushmakers Waste 2.½ 21 18 4 3/4 6 11 6
  2 1 26 Manilla Hemp 35/9 4 8 9 15/. 1 17 3
  10 0 0 No. 1.5 Grey Special 8 37 6 8 10 10 0
  0 2 0 No. 2.5 Dyed 11d 2 11 4 6 1 8 0
  2 2 0 Cow Tails off Skin 1/1 15 3 4 4 4 13 4
  1 0 4 No. 6 Grey Waste 4 1 18 8 1 9 8 0
  14 3 0 Drawers Hacklings 9 61 19 0 2 13 15 4
  1 0 0 White Cow Tails 10 4 13 4 8 3 14 8
  0 2 0 No 2.25 Black Waste 7 1 12 8 3 0 14 0
  1 2 0 Fuzzey Hacklings 8 5 12 0 2.5 1 15 0
  4 0 14 Weavers Clippings 1 1 18 6 ½d 0 19 3
  6 0 0 Hide Serons 9 16 0 1 2 16 0
  107 0 0 German Hogs Hair 26/. 139 2 0 2/6 13 7 6
  108 0 0 American Hogs Hair 28/. 151 4 0 8/. 43 4 0
  1 0 0 Berry Cow Tails 3 7 8 1d 0 9 4
  6 0 0 Loose Hogs Hair 26/. 7 16 0 4/. 1 4 0
  20 0 0 German Hogs Scurfing 26/. 26 0 0 12/. 12 0 0
  0 1 14 Long Fuzzeys 1/6 3 3 0 10 1 15 0
Remainder of lot saved 15 0 0 Short White Hair 45 10 0 1.25 8 15 0
  6 0 0 Best White Hair 11½ 32 4 0 4d 11 4 0
  1 1 0 English Hair 10½ 6 2 6 4d 2 6 8
  1 0 0 Curlers Waste 4 1 17 4 0      
  105 0 0 Mixed Hair 465 10 0 6 294 0 0
Part lost 1 0 9 Long White Pickings 3/6 21 2 6 1/6 9 1 6
  13 2 0 Cocoa Fibre 26/. 17 11 0 21/. 14 3 6
  16 0 0 Sorted German Hogs Hair 27/. 21 12 0 8/. 6 8 0
59 St = 826 lbs No. 2.25 Grey Curled Hair 2/5½ 75 14 4 1/3 38 10 0
616 lbs Damaged Cotton Warps 11½ 39 11 7 5d 17 4 2
139 St = 1946 lbs Common White Warps 9 72 19 6 3 24 6 6
41 St = 574 lbs Best White Warps ½ 33 9 8 6 14 7 0
[Total Original Cost Price] 1568 17 0        
[Total Amount Lost]         637 19 2
[Total Amount Recovered] 930 17 0        
£637 19s 2d  
    Schedule 23 March 1864
Valued by Mr Laycock
William List
51 Farringdon Street
London
       
    Material Sundries lost and which were on the premises on the Night of March 11 1864        
    1 Cwt Cocoa Fibre 26/. £1 6s    
    152 lbs Common White Hair £47 7s 11d  
    1 Cwt CowTails £3 7s 8d  
    10½ dyed Hogs Hair 35/. £18 7s 6d  
    6 dyed drawers and other Hacklings 9. £25 4s    
    1 dyed St..ts [?] 1.   9s 4d  
    14 lbs Long Hackl'd Hair 2/8 £1 17s 4d  
    60 lbs Fuzzeys Hacklings 8. £2      
    8 Cwt Ground Logwood 7/9 £3 2s    
    18 Cwt Chips Logwood 6/9 £6 1s 6d  
    3 Cwt Shumac 10/. £1 10s    
    10 Cwt Copperas 3/9 £1 17s 6d  
    Machine Strap £3 15s    
    [Total Material Sundries] £116.5.9        
    Account taken by
William Laycock Claimants Son
       
    Amount of damage done by Water to the Machinery of Messrs. Samuel Laycock and Sons at Mill Sands, Sheffield in the County of York on the Sixteenth day of March 1864        
    Total amount £47.13.0 £47 13s    
    Thomas Haley
Licenced Appraiser
Dewsbury
       
    Valuers Charges and expenses £4 7s    
    Estimate of damage caused by the flood March 12th at Messrs. Laycock and Sons, Mill Sands        
    The Outer Gates Repairing £1 10s    
    Shutters in Yard Replacing £1 5s    
    Door rehanging hardware etc. £1 10s    
    To Closet Seats repairing and Door to Closet   15s    
    Cottage Houses in Mill Sands repairing and rehanging Doors Cupboard Doors Sink Doors and Shutters etc. £4      
    Closet Seats and Doors, Yard Doors etc. repairing   15s    
    [Total for above estimate] £9.15.0        
    50 Fargate, April 2. 1864
Messrs. Laycock and Sons
       
    Tender for Papering and Painting where necessary inside of 10 Cottages, Mill Sands, damaged by the late flood for the Sum of £4.16.0
Yours Respectfully I. & H. Bennett
£4 16s    
    Messrs. Laycock and Sons
To John Townsend
       
  1864 March Basket Putty   2s 6d  
    Basket and Nose Piece x 2   3s 3d  
    2 Men 1 day   10s    
    15 Inch Pipe and Basket Putty   2s 6d  
    Man 1 day   5s    
    4 yards 3 inches Conductor and 1 Shoe £1 1s 6d  
    2 Men 1 day   10s    
    104 Squares in Shops at 3d £1 6s    
    [Total for above items] £4.0.9        
    Messrs. Laycock and Sons
To William Smith
       
  1864 March To Repairing and Making good brickwork emptying Cellars etc. at Mill Sands on account of the bursting of Water Company Dam at Bradfield        
  12[th] To Men 1½ days   6s 9d  
  19[th] To Bricklayers 3¼ days 17/6¾ Navvies 4¾ days 21/4½ £1 18s 5¼d  
    To Labourers 6¼ days £1 1s 10½d  
    To 12 Fire Bricks   1s    
    To 29 Cwt Ground Mortar & Carriage   7s 7½d  
    To 600 Stock Bricks & Carriage   18s    
  26[th] To Bricklayers 4 days 21/. Labourers 26½ days 92/9 £5 13s 9d  
    To 24 Cwt Ground Mortar and Carriage   6s 4d  
    To 800 Stock Bricks and Carriage £1 4s    
    To Relaying Floor and doing Sundry Jobs £1 10s    
    [Total for above items] £13.7.9½        
    The Estimated damage done by the Flood to Looms out of use at the Manufactory of Messrs. Samuel Laycock and Sons at Mill Sands £3.9.6 £3 9s 6d  
    Workmens Wages for Clearing away Mud & debris £36 9s 7d  
    Horse and Cart Hire and Labour for Carting away £9      
    Pitch Tar, Chloride of Lime etc. £3 15s 5d  
    Loss of 10 days Manufacture £60      
    [Total for above] £109.5.0        
    Damage done to the Buildings, Furnace, Flues at Mill Sands the property of Messrs. S. Laycock and Sons by the Flood on the Night of Friday March 11th 1864        
    Three Story Old Building containing on the Ground Story the Engine House. The upper floors containing Looms and Machinery, the back and 1 side wall to be taken down and rebuilt and removing, refitting & refixing part of the Looms and Machinery £60      
    Cleaning, repointing and part replastering walls and Whitewashing £10      
    Opening and Clearing out drains Cleaning River and Well £27 10s    
    [Total for above] £97.10.0        
    Messrs. Laycock and Sons
To Flockton and Abbott
       
  1864 Making Survey of your property at Mill Sands and estimating the damage done to the buildings by the Flood on the Night of Friday March 11th 1864 £1 10s    
        £1049 18s 11¼d  
           

Note: Line 2: It is unclear as to how a number of the totals within the table are arrived at [SR]

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