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Claim for loss of property #2993 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  2993 William Yates & Francis Wood - Trading under the Style or Firm of Yates & Wood Saw Manufacturers 23 Wicker Lane  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Loss and Damage of Goods, Business and Working Tools at 23 Wicker Lane, Sheffield and at Stacey Wheel, Loxley   80 Gallons of Whale Oil at 4/ £16      
    40 Dozen Short Saws damaged with Rust at 2/ £4      
    15 Dozen long at 4/ £3      
    2 Dozen Circular at 5/   10s    
    100 Dozen Saw Backs at 6d £2 10s    
    5 Tons Sheet Steel at 40/ £10      
    Removing Sludge, Emptying Cellars, Shops and Yard, Washing and Drying Saws & Steel in Lime Water £12      
    Coals, Lime & Coke   15s    
    Weighing Machine, cleaning and refixing Office Fixtures destroyed, and loss of Tools and Goods in the Mud £5      
    Rubbing Machine, Cleaning and repairing - 12 Cwt of Emery £2      
    Washing and cleaning Scraps & Loss thereon £1      
    Damage and loss to 3 Setts of Saw Grinders Tools & Bands complete, with 1½ Cwt of Emery £35      
    10 Saw Grinders Stones on Hill & 1 in Trough 53/ each £30 5s    
    2 Saw Grinders Stones in Trough part used 20/ £2      
  All washed away 2 Saw Grinders Stones Whitney Stones 40/ £4      
    4 Dozen 2 Midd Pit saws 7ft x 12 heel 6/ each £15      
    20 Dozen X Cut Saws 3½ to 4½ ft 2/3 £27      
    ½ Dozen Frame Saws 4½ ft 4/6 £1 7s    
    1 Circular Saw 18 Feet @ 8/   8s    
    2 Circular Saw 20 Feet @ 12/ £1 4s    
    3½ Dozen Best Hand Saw 28 inch @ 14/ per dozen £2 9s    
    16 Dozen Best Hand Saw 26 inch @ 13/ £10 8s    
    5 Dozen Midd 24 inch @ 8/9 £2 3s 9d  
    1½ Dozen Best Back Saw 18 inch @ 7/6   11s 3d  
    3 Dozen Best Back Saw 16 inch @ 6/2   18s 6d  
    11 Dozen Best Back Saw 14 inch @ 5/6 £3   6d  
    1½ Dozen Length 24 inch @ 9/   13s 6d  
    Grinders Claim for work done at the wheel and washed away £4 2s 8d  
    Estimated loss with business being suspended £20      
    Loss in removing and refixing Grinders with difference in Rent etc. £30      
    Saws found after the Flood        
    5 Midd Pit Saws 7 ft x 12 inch heel @ 6/        
    2 Dozen 7 X Cut 3½ to 4½ ft @ 2/3 each        
    2 only Frame Saws 4½ ft @ 4/6 each        
    2½ Dozen Best Hand Saws 26 inch @ 13/ £-7 -1s -3d  
        £240 4s 11d  
  Certificate Granted
31 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £200      

Note: Claim amount after deductions incorrectly calculated by the Commissioners @ £240.11.0

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