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Claim for loss of property #4318 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4318 Joseph Hobson Farmer & Miller Dam Flask near Bradfield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Damage to Personal Property of Claimant   For Tools Materials and Machinery in the Dam Flask Corn Mill near Bradfield In the County of York washed away consisting of Barrels Chisels Pickaxes Chains Beams Weights Hammers Measures Pins Wheels Drums Flour Machine Shafting Pulleys Shelving Table Boards and other articles, being the amount of valuation paid by Claimant on his entering to the Mill on the 23 March 1863 to Mr John Hale the ongoing tenant and which valuation was then made by Mr Thomas Carill and Mr Joseph Rhodes £73 14s    
    For the following Articles in and near the said Mill washed away, Oil Cloths for House and rear £1 2s    
    New Wire Brushes and new Sieve £3 10s    
    New Kiln Tiles   15s    
    Saw Gimblets Nails Barrel Door Battens Milk Candles 1 Gallon Oil £1      
    12 Cwt of Cokes and a quantity of Timber   18s    
    Shaft Gearing complete for Cart and narrow wheeled Cart £10      
    Oak Tub   14s    
    A Fat Pig 28 stones £10      
    Poultry viz 2 Ducks 4 Hens and 1 Cock   15s    
    For Articles in Cowhouse washed away 2 Hay forks 2 Rakes 2 Steel Manure forks 1 Shovel and 1 Scythe £1      
    2 Baskets, 1 Tub, 1 Bucket 1 New Hayknife   9s    
    2 Cwt Turnips £1 4s    
    1½ load Potatoes   13s 6d  
    Milking Stool and Low Chairs   4s 6d  
    For Corn in the said Mill washed away        
    Viz 26 Loads of Wheat at 17/6 £22 15s    
    7½ Quarters White Oats at 24/. £9      
    6 Quarters Black Oats at 23/. £6 18s    
    7 Quarters Beans & Bean Meal at 14/. £14 14s    
    3 Loads of Peas and Pea Meal at 14/6 £2 3s 6d  
    1 Quarter India Corn at 44/. £2 4s    
    15 Quarters Barley and Barley Meal at 30/. £22 10s    
    2 Bags of Flour 36 Stones at 1/9 per Stone £3 3s    
    4 Bags Beans 2 of Sharps and fine Sharps £2 15s    
    10 Bags Dust 80 Stones at 5d per stone £1 13s 4d  
    130 Sacks at 2/. Per Sack £13      
    For Corn and sacks in the said Mill belonging to Customers and sent to me for Grinding washed away as follows,        
    3 Sacks Oats 2 Mets Wheat and 4 sack (the property of Hannah Hobson) £2 16s    
    3, Quarters Oats 1 Load Wheat and 7 sacks (the property of William Frederick) £5 1s    
    2 Quarters Oats and 4 sacks (the property of Robert Hallam) £2 10s    
    3 Loads Wheat and 4 sacks (the property of Jonathan Earnshaw £2 15s 6d  
    8 Loads Wheat and 8 sacks (the property of David Fellows £7 18s    
    2 Loads Wheat and 2 Sacks (the property of William Gosling) £1 17s    
    5½ sacks Oats 5 sacks and Grinding (the property of Elias Crapper) £2 17s 6d  
    12 Mets of Oats 1 Load of Wheat and 3 sacks (the property of Joseph Hobson) £2 15s 6d  
    2 Quarters of Oats and 4 sacks (the property of John Barnsley) £2 10s    
    9 Bushels Oats and 2 sacks (the property of George Frederick) £1 11s    
    1 Quarter Oats and 2 sacks (the property of Henry Drabble) £1 5s    
    4 Sacks Oats and 4 sacks (the property of George and John Dixon) £2 10s    
    2 Quarters Oats and 4 sacks (the property of John Hawksworth) £2 10s    
    4 Sacks Oats and 4 Bags (the property of Edward Denton) £2 10s    
    5 Sacks Oats and Bags (the property of H. and F. Denton) £3      
    5 Sack at 2/6 (the property of Henry Hobson)   12s 6d  
    1 Sack Oats and and 7 sacks at 1/6 each (the property of George Greenwood) £1 2s 6d  
    10 Mets Oats and 8 sacks (the property of John Hall) £3 2s    
    35 Sacks (the property of Henry Woodhead) £2 12s 6d  
    6 Sacks (the property of Joel Redfearn)   9s    
    For Damages to the household furniture and Articles in dwellinghouse near Bradfield aforesaid as follows        
    Clock thrown down and broken, Dresser with drawers and contents, Desk, Drawers and contents Sofa with Flock Cushion, square Table and drawers, Cradle & Clothes £3 16s    
    Set of Mahogany Drawers with valuable contents four cane bottomed chair Oak Dressing Table Rocking Chair and Cushion Long Table and Drawers Delf Case Dozen Plates 3 Meat Dishes 4 Fruit Pots 6 Basins damaged and 2 Cream Pots Sieve Water Pot and a pair of shoes washed away £3 10s 6d  
    Flour Bin Scales 3 Tubs and Churn   10s    
    For Goods and Articles in the said Dwellinghouse washed away viz        
    9 Milk Panshons and Oak Slaughter Bench   17s 3d  
    29½ Stone Bacon 4½lbs Butter Dozen Loaves of Bread 9 Panshons of Milk and Cream £10 12s 9d  
    For damage to Kitchen Door Window, Window Shutters and other parts of house reparable by Tenant £3 19s 3d  
    For cleaning out Mud from four low Rooms and Cellar £1      
    For washing soiled linen   5s    
    For Damage done to the Tillage and Crops in the Farm lands Attached to the said Mill, all the Tillages being washed away and no crops in the Present Year viz        
    1 acre 1 rood 2 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Dam Flask Close Grass (mown in 1863)        
    1 acre 0 rood 21 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Hay and Eddish destroyed at £5 per acre [=] £5.15.1        
    Full Manure on 2 roods 10 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches at 50/. per acre [=] £1.8.1        
    A Portion of Manure and 1 Pasture [=] £0.8.0        
    Manure and Mow on the 1 acre 11 roods 21 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches at 25/. Per acre [=] £1.9.1        
    Grass Sward destroyed at 85/. per acre [=] £4.19.4        
    [Total] £13 19s 7d  
    2 acres 13 rood Road Crops Grass Pasture in 1863        
    0 acre 0 roods 10 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches crops destroyed at 80/. and Grass Sward destroyed at 85/. Per acre   10s 7d  
    1 rood 39 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Smithey [?] Crops Grass Mown in 1863 Full and half Manure 60/. & 30/. [=] £2.4.8        
    Hay and Eddish destroyed 80/. [=] £1.19.6        
    Grass Sward at 85/. [=] £2.1.11 £6 6s 1d  
    2 roods 33 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Upper Mill Crops Grass Mown in 1863        
    Manure and 1 Mow at 30/. [=] £1.1.0        
    Hay and Eddish destroyed 80/. [=] £2.16.6        
    Grass Sward at 85/. [=] £2.19.11        
    [Total] £6 17s 5d  
    2 roods 27 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Lower Mill Crops Grass Mown in 1863        
    Manure and 1 Mow at 30/. per acre [=] £1.0.4        
    Hay and Eddish destroyed at £5 per acre [=] £3.6.6        
    Grass Sward destroyed at 85/. per acre [=] £2.17.0        
    [Total] £7 3s 10d  
    3 roods 30 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches Gort Close Pasture in 1863        
    Full Manure 60/. per acre [=] £2.16.3        
    Manure and Pasture at 40/. per acre [=] £2.2.2        
    Hay and Eddish at £5 per acre [=] £4.13.9        
    Grass Sward destroyed at 85/. per acre [=] £3.19.8        
    [Total] £13 11s 10d  
    For 11 Loads of Manure in heaps washed away at 6/. Per Load £3      
    For 6 Tons of Hay washed away at £5 per Ton £30      
    For 7 Apple and 2 Cherry Trees washed away at 2/. Each   18s    
    The above damages for Furniture Goods Tillages and Crops are fixed by Mr Francis Wood Valuer        
    For 12 months and a fortnights rent of house and land during which time no benefit has accrued or will accrue to the Claimant from the occupation of the same premises except the living in house for 12 months and Grass got off one field for which the sum of £6 is deducted £89      
    For 3 Weeks Wages of Servant man William [?] servrah [?] at £1 a week £3      
    For damages sustained in business, the Mill having been washed away causing a total loss of all the Claimant's business as a Miller. 54 Weeks at £2 £108      
    Paid Mr Francis Wood for valuation £3 3s    
    Interest on £323.11.7 being the amount of damages for Goods and Articles completely destroyed and damaged from time of Flood to time of Commissioners making award (13 months) at £10 per cent per annum on £48.9.4, the amount of damages for Crops destroyed from 1st Aug to time of Commissioners making award (9 months) at the same rate on £108 for 27 Weeks at the same rate on £44.10.0 half of the rent from 29th Sept to time for Commissioners making award at same rate. £146 17s 6d  
    Difference between £4 and £10 per cent on £615.18.5 from the time of Commissioners award to time fixed for payment (3 months) £9 4s 9d  
        £725 3s 2d  
  Certificate Granted
7 March 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £510      

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