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Claim for loss of property #1480 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  1480 George Swaine Labourer in Steel Furnace At the time of the Flood 48 Harvest Lane, now 33 Duke Street Lane, Sheffield Park  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    Valuation of Household Furniture and Clothing damaged and lost by the Flood occasioned by the Bursting of the Reservoir at Bradfield on the eleventh of March last, belonging to George Swaine, furnace Labourer, residing at No. 48 Harvest Lane in the Township of Brightside Bierlon in the parish of Sheffield in the County of York made by me this ninth day of August One thousand eight hundred and sixty four        
    Comprising        
    3 Chairs in Rush Seats @ 3/6   10s 6d  
    1 Deal Table with 2 drawers 8/, 1 Sofa in Seating 40/ £2 8s    
    Water Pot and Pancheons 3/6, Crockery 5/ and Glass 5/6   14s    
    Brushes 3/, Fender and Fire Irons 10/, Carpet 10/6, Oil Cloth 15/ £1 18s 6d  
    2 Work Boxes 3/, One Cornice Glass 10/, Cradle 3/   16s    
    2 Tea Trays 2/6, One Box 2/, One Bible 2/6   7s    
    In clothing, Two suits of Clothes in Cloth 52/ £2 12s    
    Working suit 30/, 3 Shirts 12/, 2 pair Stockings 4/, Hat 6/ £2 12s    
    Two Handkerchiefs 5/, Two pairs Men's Boots 16/, Cloth Cap 2/ £1 3s    
    Two Dresses 12/, Pair of Stays 6/, 2 Petticoats 7/6, 2 Skirts 7/ £1 12s 6d  
    One Shawl 10/, Pair Boots 7/, Bonnet 6/, Apron 3/, Stockings 2/6 £1 8s 6d  
    The clothing and Shoes belonging to Four children 64/ £3 4s    
    Expense of Valuation   10s 6d  
        £19 16s 6d  
  Certificate Granted
27 February 1865
Assessed by Consent at £8      

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