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Claim for loss of property #2662 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  2662 Batty Langley Timber Merchant The Wicker  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Stock in Trade            
    7 x 2½ Spruce deal Planks Lineal feet 1260 17/8 £9 16s 10d  
    7 x 1 White deal Boards, 15 foot long, planed & grooved No. 75 1/3 £4 13s 9d  
    Tons of Coal and Coke   3 7/ £1 1s    
    3 x 1 Pine deal Ends, 6 feet long   30 2/ £3      
    3 x 1 Spruce deals, 20 feet long Lineal feet 500 £7 5s 10d  
    ¾ x 11 boards, ¾ x 9 boards, ½ x 11 boards, ½ x 9 boards Spruce deal in all about 100 feet No. 100 1/ £5      
    Lot of short ends of Boards, Scantlings, Fellows, Spokes and Shafts     80/ £4      
    Damage done to Machinery, Straps, Engine, Saw Frames, Saws etc.     200/ £10      
    Damage done to Harness, loss of Horse, Corn, etc. in Stable     50/ £2 10s    
    4 Fowls drowned     12s   12s    
    Stationary Goods destroyed in the Office     65/ £3 5s    
    Veterinary Surgeon charge for attending Horse     10s   10s    
    14 Men 6 days each, cleaning Yard and removing dirt       £16 16s    
    11 Men 3 days each cleaning Yard and removing dirt       £6 12s    
    Loss by Stoppage 6 days       £12      
    Deterioration & Damage done to £750 worth of Deals Battens, Sawn Boards, Flooring Boards etc. @ 10 per cent       £75      
    Ditto on £500 worth of Flooring Boards @ 8 per cent       £40      
    Ditto on £250 worth at the Midland Station @ 7½ per cent       £18 15s    
             
    3 x 11 Pine deals 12 foot long No. 56 3/9 £10 10s    
    3 x 11 Pine deals 6 foot long No. 5 2/3 £11 3s    
    3 x 9 Pine deals 16 foot long No. 11 3/8 £2   4d  
    3 x 11 Spruce deals No. 43 4/8 £10   8d  
    7 x 2½ Battens No. 26 2/6 £3 5s    
    3 x 11 Red deals No. 50 5/7 £13 19s 2d  
    3 x 9 Red deals No. 36 5s £9      
    4 Pieces of Swedish Timber containing Cube feet 45 1/6 £3 7s 6d  
    3½ Beech Plank 16 feet long and damage to a lot of other Beech Planks     40s £2      
    Loss of 2 Walnut Trees from the Mill Yard average 25 cube feet in each Cube feet 50 2/6 £6 5s    
    Cost of Collecting Timber and Deals and carriage of same from Brightside     100 £5      
    Messrs Flockton & Abbotts' charge for surveying and valuing       £3 3s    
        £300 11s 1d  
  Certificate Granted
13 December 1864
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £260      

Note: Line 23 of Particulars: Commissioners have entered the amount of 11s3d into the wrong columns (i.e. as £11.3.0).

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