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Claim for loss of property #1587 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  1587 Joseph Pickering Polishing Paste Manufacturer 32 Mowbray Street  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    Damage to Property etc. in Mowbray Street, Harvest Lane
Labourers cleaning out the Mud from 12 Cellars 5 Work Rooms and Yards
    My Work women cleaning work room, washing Pots, Bottles, Packing, Casks etc. £3 13s 6d  
    Joiner Mason and Bricklayer Repairing £2 12s 8d  
    Papering and Painting one Coat Low Room in 9 Cottage Housees @ 8/ per House £3 12s    
    3 weeks rent allowed to 8 Tenants who staid in their Houses @ 2/8 per week or 8 each House £3 4s    
    One House empty 9 weeks @ 2/8 £1 4s    
    2 Loads of Coals distributed to Tenants on the 12th and 14th March £1      
    20 hundredweight House Fire Coals lost in Cellar on the 12th and 14th March   10s    
    18 hundredweight Engine Slack   3s 6d  
    23 hundredweight Best Rottom [?] Stone lost @ 10/ £11 10s    
    4 hundredweight Common Stone lost @ 6/6 £1 6s    
    Loss and damage to 112 Packing Boxes, Casks etc. £1 17s 4d  
    Damage to 4 Parcels finished Goods   5s    
    Loss of 8 Boxes, Harness, Blacking 1/   8s    
    Engineers Bills for cleaning Engines ~ repairing pumps and feed Pipe etc. £1 8s 6d  
    Repairing Turpentine Cistern   6s    
    Sweep for cleaning out Mud from under Engine Boiler   4s    
    Cleaning and repairing Weighing Machine   12s 6d  
    8 days wages for Self Superintending @ 6/ £2 8s    
    Loss from Stoppage of Business 10 Days @ 4/ £2      
    Whitewashing 12 Cellars   15s    
  Certificate Granted
9 June 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £45      

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