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Appendix to claim #4262 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4262 Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the War Department Secretary of State acting under Defence Act 1842 and Ordnance Board Transfer Act 1855 War Office, London, S.W.  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  The Sheffield Waterworks Act 1864. The Claim of Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the War Department for Damages in Consequence of the Inundation referred to in the above mentioned Act. Absolute   Dated this 14th day of October 1864
Solicitor to the War Department
       
    Schedule A        
    Details and Estimate for Damage done to the War Department Property by the bursting of the Embankment of the Dale Dyke Reservoir, Bradfield, March 12th 1864        
   
Part of the Buildings or Work Description of the Work to be performed or the Material and Labour Required No. Length Breath Depth Contents Item of Schedule Price Amount Total Claimed
Drains and Walls     [feet & inches] [feet & inches] [feet & inches] [feet & inches]   s d £ s d  
A. Dig. Fill & Ram. 1 100.0. 3'0. 3.0. 900.0.              
B. Dig. Fill & Ram. 1 921.0 1.6 1.6 2072.3              
C. Dig. Fill & Ram. 1 490.0 3.0 2.6. 3,675.0              
            6,647.0              
            246.5/27 3 0 6 6 3 1  
Ditches on West and North East Boundaries D. Dig and throw out Cart & Spread 1 200.1 4.0 3.0 2,400.0              
1 250.0 3.0 3.0 2250.0              
        4,650.0              
        172.6/27 1.14.18 1 11 2  
Cavalry Exercising Field Finding, Carting and depositing soil to fill up holes 1 40.0 22.0 2.6 2,200.0 1            
1 60.0 50.0 1.6 4500.0 2            
1 72.0 10.0 2.0 1,440.0 3            
1 64.0 20.0 1.0 1,280.0 4            
1 97.0 25.0 1.6 3,637.6 5            
1 40.0 30.0 1.0 1,200.0 6            
1 490.0 9.0 5.0 22,050.0 from 7 to 8            
        36,307.6              
        Say 1.344 20/27   2 0       £134.9.5¾
River Wall. C. Finding and Carting clay and forming puddle 1 510.0 4.0 2.0 4080.0              
          157. 1/9 34 & 35 5 0 37 15  
Hire of Pump 12       12 44 5 0 3 0 0  
Cavalry Exercising Field Opening and cleaning out branch main sewer, four feet in sectional area 1 370.0     370. 36 & 37 0 7 10 15 10  
Cavalry Exercising Field Resetting York Flagging drain cover in Mortar 1 370.0 3.0   1.110.0 = 62. 0 2 9 5 0  
Cavalry Exercising Field Finding, Carting and depositing and vegetable earth to cover surface 1 160.0 200.0 0.6 16,000.0              
1 280.0 320.0 0.6 44,800.0              
1 160.0 100.0 0.6 8,000.0              
        68,800.0              
        2,548. 4/27 28 & 29 3 3 414 1  
Cavalry Exercising Field B. 4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 1 270.0     270              
4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 1 290.0     290              
4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 1 300.0     300              
4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 1 15.0     15              
4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 1 10.0     10              
4 in. G.S.W.T pipes laid as agricultural drains 6 6.0     36              
          921 204 0 21 2  
Boundary Walls to the Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldier Quarters on the West, North West and North East York Rubble in Mortar, with two bond stones to every superficial yard 1 250.0 3.0 1.0 750 E            
1 490.0 3.0 1.0 1,470. C            
1 100.0 3.0 1.0 300 A            
1 250.0 2.0 7.0 3,500. E            
1 100.0 2.0 6.0 1,200 A            
1 250.0 2.0 5.0 2,500 E            
1 490.0 2.0 10.9 10,535 C            
1 752.0 2.0 10.0 15,040. F            
        35,295              
        1,307. 2/9   10 6       £686.5.10
Boundary Walls to the Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldier Quarters on the West, North West and North East. F. Labour in levelling uneven bed of present walls to receive the new work 1 730.0. 2.0   1,500.   0 3       £18.15.0
Boundary Walls to the Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldier Quarters on the West, North West and North East. A. C. E. F. York Stone coping stabbed pointed and set in Mortar pointed in Cement with 2 Slate plugs to each joint and in not less than 4 feet lengths 1 250.0 2.0 1.2 58,3.4              
1 490.0 2.0 1.2 1,143.4              
1 752.0 2.0 1.2 1,754.8              
        3481. 1/3   3 0       £522.4.0
Married Soldiers Quarters 3 in. York Flagging in Mortar 1 14.0 7.6   105. 62. 0 10 4 7 6  
Married Soldiers Quarters Taking up & relaying 3 in. York flagging in Mortar 1 205.0 8.6   1,742.6              
1 50.0 7.6   375.0.              
2 42.0 7.6   630.0.              
        2,747. 1/2 62 & 68 0 3 34 6 10½  
Married Soldiers Quarters Repointing with Cement the steps to entrance of Quarters 8 flights of 5 Each 8   5 0       £2.0.0
Married Soldiers Quarters Drying Ground Restoring Surface with burnt shale as a substitute for gravel 1 200.0 80.0 0.3 4,000.              
        148. 4/27   4 0       £29.12.7
Married Soldiers Quarters Drying Ground Spreading Shale to cuvrents [?] and rolling 1 200.0 80.0   16,000.0              
        1,777. 7/9 = 88. 0 1 7 8  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters. Pires [?] to Gates G. York stone beds and joints squared their whole depth, and setting in Mortar 5 2.0 1.9 2.0 35.0              
3 2.9 2.0 2.0 33.0.              
3 2.0 2.0 2.0 24.0.              
3 2.9 1.9 2.0 28.11.              
1 4.0 1.9 2.0 14.0.              
        134. 11/12 1 & 3 2 5 16 6 ½  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters. Pires [?] to Gates G Plain Work on York 3 5.6 1.9   28.11.              
3 7.6 2.0   45.0.              
3 5.10 2.0   35.0.              
3 6.0 2.0   36.0.              
1 4.10 3.10   18.6.              
3 6.0 1.5   25.6.              
3 2.0 1.9   10.6              
4/3/. 2.0 1.9   7.0              
        254. 5/12 5 0 8 8 9  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters. Pires [?] to Gates G Circular Sunk Work 3 1.6 1.0   9 1 4 0 6 0  
Circular Moulded Work 3 7.0 1.6   31.5 11 3 0 4 14 6  
York Square Step Set 1 11.6 1.6 1.0 17¼ 44 4 8 4 0 6  
Pires[?] to Gates Letting in Hooks, Pivots and steps and running with lead 8       8 105 1 0 0 8 0  
Pires[?] to Gates Yorkshire Paving 5 inches Wide and 7 inches deep in parallel courses and grouted 2 40.0 16.0   1,280.0 42116 4 9 33 15  
Pires[?] to Gates Taking up, re-laying and grouting Yorkshire paving 1 250.0 16.0   4,000.0              
2 50.0 20.0   2,000.0              
        6,000.0              
        666.0.2/3 9176 0 10 27 15  
River Wall North West Boundary of Calvary Exercising Field Use and Waste of Timber including labour in fixing and removing in sheet piling, guide piles and walls 1 510.0 10.0 0.3 1275.0              
50 12.0 0.6 0.6 150.0              
2 510.0 0.6 0.4 170.0              
        1,595.0 62 1 0 79 15 0  
River Wall North West Boundary of Calvary Exercising Field Wrought Iron Screw Bolts, with nuts and heads 50 1.7. 0.0.75   = 150 lbs 18 0 6 3 15 0  
River Wall North West Boundary of Calvary Exercising Field Iron shoes to guide piles 50       = 500 lbs 9. 0 4 13 9  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters Pair of wrought iron gates , including cast iron ornaments 1 910 lbs     910 lbs 40 0 17 1 3  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters Gun Metal pivot boxes for gates 3       = 18 lbs 116 1 6 1 7 0  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters Cast Iron Air Gratings under floors 4       = 28/112 319 14 0 0 3 6  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters Scraper to Entrance refixed and run with lead 1       1.0   1 6       £0.1.6
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters Opening and Cleansing 6 in branch G. S. W. F. drains 1 350.0     350.0 36. 0 4 5 16 8  
Cavalry Exercising Field and Married Soldiers Quarters 4. Court Painting C.C. on iron gates 4 4.9 5.4   101.4. 8. 0 10 0 9 4 £768.5.3
                         

[Total] £2,161.13.7¾

Credit. Material recovered as under                        
  Coping 1 763.0. 2.0 1.2. 1,7800 1/3   2 0 178 0 8  
  Rubble   170 Cubic Yards     4 0 34 0 0  
  Sand [washed]   100 Cubic Yards     3 0 15 0 0 £227.0.8
                          [Adjusted total] £1,934.12.11¾
£1934 12s 11¾d  
  [Signed] Samuel Smith
Clerk of Works
9 July 1864
[Signed] E. J. Ford. Colonel
Commanding Royal Engineer
12th July 1864
       
    Schedule B.        
  March 1864 For Work and Labour (wages paid) in removing mud under and over floors etc. from the Married Soldiers Quarters and recovering Materials £1355 14s 2d  
    Schedule C.        
    Return of Barrack Stores lost and injured by the Flood 12th March 1864        
   
No. Description of Articles Full Price Total Remarks
    £ s d £ s d Total Loss
2 Hair Broom Heads each 3/. 0 6 0      
2 Stools, Sergeants each 3/. 0 6 0      
2 Hand Scrubbers 1/6 0 3 0      
1 Iron Trestle for Table 3/9 0 3 9      
4 Pails Water each 1/4 0 5 4      
3 Cans. Wood. Water each 2/5 0 7 3      
2 Handles of Sorts each 2d 0 0 4      
3 Boards. Inventory 2.25d 0 0      
2 Cases. Bolster each 9d 0 1 6      
2 Blankets each 6/9 0 13 6      
1 Case. Bed 3/9 0 3 9 2 10 11¾
    Half Price       Salvage
26 Blankets at 3/4½ 4 7 9      
11 Cases. Bed at 1/10½ 1 4 11½      
10 Cases. Bolster at 4.5d 0 3 9      
20 Rugs at 2/7½ 2 12 6 8 8 11½
  Total       10 19 11¼  
£10 19s 11¼d  
  Barrack Office
Sheffield 25th July 1864
Frederick Percy Lea
Major and Barrackmaster
       
        £3301 7s 1d  
    Assessed at        

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