Sheffield Flood      Claims Archive

Claim for loss of property #1473 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  1473 John Kay Milk Seller Malin Bridge near Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Absolute Owner   Loss of Business and Profile on business as a Milk Seller
Note: At the time of the inundation Mr. James Trickett was supplying me for the purposes of my Business with upwards (on an average) of 60 Gallons of Milk per day, which I sold to various customers at a profit. Mr. Trickett and his cattle were all washed away and destroyed by the inundation in consequence whereof I was suddenly deprived of my supply of milk and being unable to obtain a supply from any other source was obliged to give up my Business altogether which was yielding me a profit of upwards of £180 per Annum

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