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Claim for loss of property #2266 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  2266 William Shield Norton and William Simmons (Firm Norton Simmons & Co.) Iron and Brass Founders and Engineers Union Foundry, Harvest Lane, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owners of the Premises (Leaseholds under the Duke of Norfolk)   Sand in Foundry lost and Spoiled £20      
    Charcoal Blacking ~ 9 hundredweight @ 6/ £2 14s    
    Coal Dust 22 hundredweight @ 2/ £2 4s    
    Moulders Tools in Foundry £5 10s    
    Wood Models in Foundry, Warehouse and Yard £30      
    Goods, Tools, Bellows etc. in Fitters and Smith's Shops £3      
    Goods lost and damaged in Warehouse £15      
    Goods lost and damaged in Office £2 10s    
    Anvil and Pellet Chills spoiled viz
42.3.0 hundredweight Originally worth 12/ per hundredweight 25.13.0
Present worth 3/ 6.8.3
Damage being the difference
£19 4s 9d  
    Foundry Cokes washed away 8 Tons @ 19/ £7 12s    
    110 Moulding Boxes and Materials washed away from Foundry Yard @ 9/6 £52 5s    
    108 new Show Papers washed away £16 4s    
    Damages to Furnaces Blast Pipe and Air Flues £7      
    Repairing and cleaning Steam Engine, Boiler, Flues, and cleaning the Well £5      
    Damage to Buildings £30      
    River Wall washed down and to be made good £13      
    Horse and Cart work 14 days engaged in Carting away Rubbish and in cleansing and repairs £5 5s    
    Men's time cleaning Plant and removing Rubbish £26 13s 8d  
    Coals used to dry the place 130 hundredweight @ 3½ £1 17s 11d  
    Our loss of time and profits by interruption of our Business for a Fortnight £20      
        £285   4d  
  Certificate Granted
2 March 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £187 10s    

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