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Appendix to claim #5695 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5695 William Haden & William Cockill Woodcock Millers William Haden - Meadow Street, Sheffield
William Cockill Woodcock - Owlerton
 
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    The Inundation damaged the Mill and adjoining Dwellinghouse with Fixtures and Machinery therein - respectively, & also the the Water Wheel and Goits - It carried away the side & let down the Roof of the Water Wheel House. It also carried away 2 Privies, the River Garden and Goit Walls and other Fences and banks. It considerably damaged the Floors, Windows and Doors and Fabric of the two Cottages, filled the lower parts of the Mill, Dwellinghouses, Cottages and Outbuildings and also the Gardens, Dam, and Land with Mud and other Debris. It also damaged a quantity of Stock in Trade in the Mill and occasioned a stoppage of business. It likewise damaged the Road leading to the Mill as above mentioned        
    The Particulars are as follows -        
    Paid for Labour in clearing Mud and other debris from Mill, Dwellinghouse, Goits, Outbuildings, Land, Gardens & Roads and Carting same away as per schedule A. annexed £82.18.2        
    Paid for Work and Material in rebuilding and restoring the two Privies, Water Wheel, House and Fences, River, Garden and Goit Walls and Banks, as per Schedule B. annexed £116.8.8        
    Paid for Repairs to Water Wheel and Dam viz.        
    4 New Iron Buckets @ 11/. Each 2.4.0        
    Cleaning Mill Dam 5.0.0 £7 4s    
    Established damage and loss to Crops and Tillages on land and damage to two Cottages - as per James White's Valuation, set out in Schedule C. annexed, including £4.4.0 Mr. White's charge for valuation £152.12.6        
    For repairing the Road above mentioned as per Schedule D. annexed £25.2.5        
    For loss of a quantity of Stock in Trade in the Mill, as per Schedule E annexed £60.18.10        
    For Tolls paid at Owlerton Bar and extra carting the Bridge at Hill Foot near Messrs. Makins having been destroyed by the Inundation; all conveyances to and from the Mill had to go through Owlerton Tolll Bar, which was not previously the case, as per Schedule F annexed £30.4.2        
    For Loss of Rent of the two Cottages 7 Months and 2 weeks at £7 per year £4.5.6        
    Estimated future loss of Rent one year £7.0.0 £11 5s 6d  
    To loss of profits of Business in consequence of stoppage of Mill two weeks average earnings per week £15.15.6 £31.11.0 £31 11s    
    Deduct two weeks wages of 5 Millers already claimed for, being the two first items in schedule A. annexed £-10 -19s -4d  
    Bank Interest on outlay say 4 months at 7½% on £322.11.2 £8 2s 6d  
    Schedules        
    referred to in the annexed claim of Messrs. William Haden and William Cockill Woodcock        
    Schedule A        
    Payments for Labour in clearing Mud & other Debris from Dwellinghouse, Mill, Goits, Cottages, Outbuildings, Lands, Garden, & Roads & for Carting same away as follows        
  1864 March 18th To Miller's Wages £5 10s 4d  
  March 25th To Miller's Wages £5 9s    
  April 1 To Miller's Wages £2 11s    
  2nd 4 Labourers 2 days @ 3/6 per day £1 8s    
  9th 4 Labourers 5 days @ 3/6 per day £3 10s    
    1 Labourer 4 days @ 3/. Per day   12s    
  16th 2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
    3 Millers 6 days £3 7s    
    Horse and Cart and 2 Men 1 day   11s    
    7 Labourers 6 days @ 3/6 per day £7 7s    
    1 Labourer 2 days   7s    
  21st Horse & Cart & Man ½ day   3s 9d  
  April 23rd 2 Millers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 6s    
    2 Labourers 6 days @ 3/6 per day £2 8s    
    2 Labourers 6 days @ 3/6 per day £2 2s    
    2 Labourers 5 days @ 3/6 per day £1 15s    
    1 Labourer 3 days @ 3/6 per day   10s 6d  
    1 Labourer 2 days @ 3/6 per day   7s    
  29th 2 Labourers 6 days @ 3/6 per day £2 2s    
    1 Labourer 1¼ days @ 3/6 per day   4s 4d  
  30th 2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
    1 Labourer 8 days @ 3/6 per day £1 8s    
  May 6th 1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/6 per day £1 1s    
    1 Labourer 2 days @ 3/. per day   6s    
    1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/6 per day £1 1s    
  7th 2 Labourers 4 days @ 4/.per day £1 12s    
  9th 1 Labourer 1 day @ 3/6 per day   3s 6d  
  14th 4 Labourers 4 days @ 3/6 per day £2 16s    
    2 Labourers 4¾ days @ 3/. Per day £1 8s 6d  
    1 Labourer 5¾ days @ 3/. Per day   17s 3d  
    1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/4 per day £1      
    2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
  20th 2 Labourers 4 days @ 3/. Per day £1 4s    
    1 Labourer 2½ days @ 3/. Per day   7s 6d  
    4 Labourers 2½ days @ 3/6 per day £1 15s    
    1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/4 per day £1      
  21st 2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
  28th 2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
  June 4 2 Labourers 5 days @ 4/. Per day £2      
  June 11 2 Labourers 6 days @ 4/. Per day £2 8s    
  18th 2 Labourers 5 days @ 4/. Per day £2      
  25th 2 Labourers 2¼ days @ 4/. Per day   18s    
  August 10 1 Labourer 12 days @ 3/. Per day £1 16s    
  September 3 1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/. Per day   18s    
  10th 1 Labourer 6 days @ 3/. Per day   18s    
  27th 1 Labourer 8 days @ 3/. Per day £1 4s    
  October 8th 1 Labourer   5s 6d  
    Schedule B        
    Payments for Work and Material in rebuilding and restoring the two Privies, Water Wheel House and Fences, River, Garden & Goit Walls and Banks (The Fence Walls and River Walls are about 500 yards running measure)        
    Masons Wages        
  1864 April 29th C. Broadhead & Son 7 days @ 7/6 £2 15s    
  May 10 C. Broadhead & Son 4 days @ 7/6 £1 10s    
  June 10 Henry Taylor & Son 4½ days @ 6/. £1 7s    
    C. Broadhead & Son 6½ days @ 7/6 £2 8s 9d  
  June 17 Henry Taylor & Son 5¾ days @ 6/. £1 14s 6d  
  June 18 C. Broadhead & Son 7 days @ 7/6 £2 12s 6d  
  June 25 C. Broadhead & Son £2 11s 9d  
    Henry Taylor & Son 6 days @ 6/. £1 16s    
  July 1 C. Broadhead & Son £2      
    Henry Taylor & Son 6¾ days @ 6/. £2   6d  
  8th C. Broadhead & Son 8 days @ 7/6 £3      
    Henry Taylor & Son 4½ days @ 6/. £1 7s    
  15th C. Broadhead & Son 6 days @ 7/6 £2 5s    
    Henry Taylor & Son 6 days @ 6/. £1 16s    
  21st C. Broadhead & Son 7 days @ 7/6 £2 12s 6d  
    Henry Taylor & Son 6 days @ 6/. £1 16s    
  29th C. Broadhead & Son 7 days @ 7/6 £2 12s 6d  
    Henry Taylor & Son 6¾ days @ 6/. £1 17s 6d  
  August 13 Henry Taylor & Son 16¼ days @ 6/. £4 17s 6d  
    [Total Mason's Wages] £43.0.0        
    Mason's & other Material etc.        
  1864 April 21 William Travis 29 Cwt Lime   13s 4d  
  May 6 George Needham 39 loads of Rubble Stone @ 2/9 £5 7s 3d  
  June 11 William Travis 23 2/3 Cwt Lime   10s 10d  
  18th William Travis 19½ Cwt Lime   8s 11d  
  22nd William Travis 20 Cwt Lime   9s 2d  
  July 14 William Travis 24 Cwt Lime   11s    
  25th William Travis 28 Cwt Lime   12s 10d  
  29th George Needham 201 Loads Rubble Stone @ 2/. £20 2s    
    W. & D. Hall 36 loads of Rubble Stone @ 2/. £3 12s    
  August 13 W. Hall 9 loads at 3/. 1.7.0        
    W. Hall 7 loads @ 2/. 0.14.0 [=] £2 1s    
    George Firth 221½ yards of Topping @ 7½d 6.16.5½        
    George Firth 214 yards of Topping @ 8½d 7.11.7 [=] £14 10s 0½d  
  August 13 John Barns Slating 5 days @ 4/6 £1 2s 6d  
    John Barns Labourer 2 days @ 3/6   7s    
    John Barns Slates   5s    
    Flags £2 2s 1½d  
    John Proctor 10¾ days @ 5/. £2 13s 9d  
    [Total for Mason's Materials] £55.8.9        
    Joiner's Wages        
  1864 June 10 to August 10 George Bradshaw 52¾ days at 4/4 £11 8s 10d  
  September 7 Wilson's Man 2 days at 5/.   10s    
    [Total for Joiner's Wages] £11.18.10        
    Miscellaneous Materials        
  1864 April 1 J. B. Jepson for 8 dozen Floor Boards @ 1/3½   10s 4d  
    William Rowland for Shovels 8/. 1 Fork 4/6   12s 6d  
  May 9 Garside & Shaw - Gate Staves £1 16s    
    J. Smith - Navvy Barrows £1 6s    
  June 14 Wilks Brothers - Ironmongery   3s    
  29th Wilks Brothers - 6 Sets of Gate Fasteners @ 1/9   10s 6d  
    J. B. Jepson - Slating Laths   6s    
    William Rowland - Nails 5/. Zinc 5/10   10s 10d  
  September 7 J. B. Jepson 4½ dozen Plinth @ 10d   3s 9d  
    Wilks Brothers Locks etc.   2s 2d  
    [Total for Miscellaneous Materials] £116.8.8        
    Schedule C        
    An Estimate of damage and loss to Crops and Tillages on Land and damage to Cottages in the occupation of Messrs. William Haden and W. C. Woodcock occasioned by the bursting of the Reservoir at Bradfield belonging to the Sheffield Water Works Company        
  1 acre 1 rood 1 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perch Top Field or Culvert Field, Grass Estimated Loss of Grass Crop and Tillages £8 17s 6d  
  1 acre 1 rood 15 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Riddings or Hill Field, Grass, Estimated loss of Grass Crop and Tillages £1 16s    
  0 acres 3 roods 2 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Crop & Grass, Estimated loss of Grass Crop, Grass Sward & Tillages & for manure washed away £14 8s    
  2 acres 1 rood 34 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Field in Front of Mill, Grass covered with warp, Estimated loss of Grass Crop, Grass Sward, Tillages and Posts & Rails £40 5s    
  1 acre 2 roods 3 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches House Field, Grass covered with Sand, Estimated loss to Grass Crop & Sward £15      
  2 acres 1 rood 17 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Dam Field, Grass, covered with warp, Estimated loss of Grass Crop, Grass Sward & Tillage in addition to the cost of removing warp £31 10s    
    Garden for Estimated loss of Four Apple Trees, One Pear Tree, One Plum Tree, Thirty Seven Currant Horseberry Trees, Cabbage Plants, Herbs & Garden Chair £8 17s    
    Damage done to two Cottage Houses, Two House doors & three inside doors destroyed, Chamber Floors repairing, Window & Frames destroyed. Pantry Walls, Roof & Window destroyed, the Walls Roof & Floors repairing £28      
    Mr. James White's charge for valuing £4 4s    
    [Total for Schedule C] £152.12.6        
    Schedule D        
    For repairing the Road leading from Owlerton to a point near the Cemetary Bridge (repairable by Claimants) as follows        
    Workmans's Wages        
  1864 Oct 8 1 Labourer 5½ days   17s 6d  
    1 Labourer 3½ days @ 2/6 per day   8s 9d  
  22nd 1 Labourer 4½ days @ 2/8 per day   12s 8d  
    1 Labourer 1 day @ 3/6 per day   3s 6d  
    1 Labourer 10 days @ 3/. Per day £1 10s    
    1 Labourer 9 days @ 2/4 per day £1 10s    
    [Total for Workmen's Wages] £5.2.5        
    Mr Jessons contract to complete the road, as follows        
    "I James Jesson hereby agree to Restore and Repair the Road leading from Owlerton to Birley Meadow thence to Mr Lee's Rolling Mill and from thence to near the Bridge as far as the late Inundation extended thereon to the approval and satisfaction of W. C. Woodcock for the sum of Twenty Pounds, the repairs required are as under.
To clean and scrape the road before laying on Fresh Material. To Clean all the dirt and sand out of the Material now lying along the side of the road, to Break and prepare the same as small as those already broken before laying them on the Road, and to spread them on the Road in a good and workmanlike manner.
To restore all curbstones and side channels & put them in as good state of repair as before the Flood and also to repitch the Road where washed away and further to keep the same in a good and passable state of repair to the satisfaction and approval of the said W. C. Woodcock for the term of six calender months from the date hereof As witness my hand this 24th of October 1864
Witness - William Haden
"James Jesson"
£20      
    [Total Schedule D] £25.2.5        
    Schedule E        
    Loss of quantity of Stock in Trade in the Mill        
  1864 March 12th 69.4 of N. Flour @ 1/8 £5 15s 7d  
    84.12 of Grist @ 1/3 £5 6s    
    12.0 of Fine Sharps @ 1/3   15s    
    50.0 of C. Sharps @ 9d £1 17s 6d  
    40.0 of Bran @ 7½d £1 5s    
    37.12 of Oatmeal @ 2/. £3 15s 8d  
    10.0 of Indian Meal @ 1/.   10s    
    27.8 of Barley Meal @ 1/1 £1 9s 10d  
    38.13 of Bean Meal @ 1/2 £2 5s 5d  
    60.0 of Oatmeal Dust @ 6d £1 10s    
    10.0 of Siftings @ 7d   5s 10d  
    30.0 of Sweepings @ 1/. £1 10s    
    6.0 of Gr. Oats @ 1/1   6s 6d  
    30 Fowls @ 2/. £3      
    6 Pigs @ 85/. £25 10s    
    2 Wheel Barrows £1 15s    
    4 Brushes @ 1/6   6s    
    40 Sacks @ 1/9 £3 10s    
    3 Hand Oil Lamps   5s 6d  
    Schedule F        
    Tolls Paid at Owlerton Bar        
  1864 March 12 to June 30 Tolls on 599½ quarters of Grain taken into the Mill at 24½ per 5 quarters (No return Toll charged as the Cart returned to Mr Woodcock's premises at Owlerton without again going through the Bar) £2 5s    
  Same Period Tolls on 757 quarters of Grain taken into & out of the Mill at 6d per 5 quarters. Half Toll charged for return as the Cart returned through the Bar to Mr Haden's premises at Sheffield £7 17s    
    Extra cost of Carting into the Mill on 599½ quarters of Grain at 3d per quarter only able to go two journeys per day could previously go four journeys per day £7 9s 10d  
    Extra cost of carting into & out of the Mill on 757 quarters of Grain at 4d per quarter, only able to go two journeys per day could previously go four journeys per day £12 12s 4d  
    [Total for Schedule F] £30.4.2        
        £515 13s 5d  
           

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