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Claim for loss of property #4676 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4676 Thomas Tildes Cocker and Samuel Cocker, trading in Copartnership under the firm of Cocker Brothers Manufacturers of Steel, Files, Wire etc. and general Merchants Nursery Street, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owners of the Works and of the Property and Effects mentioned in the Particulars of Claim   Damage done by the inundation of the Building, Works and Premises belonging to and occupied by the said Thomas Tildes Cocker, and Samuel Cocker, situate in Nursery Street, Sheffield, and Stock in Trade and effects, in upon and about the said Works and Premises at the time of the inundation, and to the Trade or Business carried on by the said Thomas Tildes Cocker, and Samuel Cocker, at the said Works and Premises        
    The following are the Particulars        
    Cast Steel Wire damaged by the Flood as under        
   
  Weight Original Value [per Ton] Original Value Present Value [per Ton] Present Value
  Cwt Qr lbs £ £ s d £ £ s d
No. 4 Cast Steel Wire 152 0 0 50 380 0 0 40 304 0 0
No. 6 Cast Steel Wire 56 0 0 60 168 0 0 48 134 8 0
No. 8 Cast Steel Wire 42 0 0 65 136 10 0 50 105 0 0
No 10 Cast Steel Wire 98 0 0 70 343 0 0 52 254 16 0
No. 13 Cast Steel Wire 24 0 0 80 96 0 0 60 72 0 0
No 14 Cast Steel Wire 11 0 0 85 46 15 0 65 35 15 0
No.15 Cast Steel Wire 9 0 0 90 40 10 0 68 32 12 0
No 16 Cast Steel Wire 6 0 0 95 28 10 0 72 21 12 0
No. 17 Cast Steel Wire 4 2 0 100 22 10 0 75 16 17 6
Assorted sizes all mixed together & so damaged as to be only value of scraps 25 0 0 90 112 10 0 10 12 10 0
[Total Value]         1374 5 0   987 10 6
          987 10 6        
Loss [£1374.5.0-£987.10.6 = £386.14.6]         386 14 6        
       
    Wages Paid for cleaning out the Debris from Offices, Works, Stables etc. etc. and for Cast Wire £46 10s    
    200 Gallons best Whale Oil totally lost at 4/. Each £40      
    Steals [?] of Iron damaged and converting Pots blown and Charcoal washed away £50      
    Damage done to Engine and Machinery in Mill £57      
    To value of Stationary Ledger, Day Books, Order Books, Bill Books, etc. etc. rendered wholly useless £168 5s 8d  
    To value of Cutlery, Needles, Razors, Fish Hooks, etc. etc. £44      
    To value of Goods in exhibition Case completely ruined £55      
    To finished Guages partially damaged £33      
    To repairing Desks, Stools, Tables, etc. In Offices as per Account £9 12s    
    To repairing Floors etc. in Offices £18 1s 2d  
    To repapering Offices, Reading Rooms, Closets etc. £10 11s 8d  
    To loss arising from Works being stopped 10½ days        
    Interest on £918.15.0 at £6 Per Cent Per Annum from 12th March 1864 to 29th July 1865 £74      
    Professional and other Charges prior to Claim £2 2s    
    To amount payable to the following Workmen for loss of Wages, during the time that they were unemployed or only partiallly employed by reason of the inundation        
  George Morton Wire Drawer £5/5/0        
  Thomas Welton Wire Drawer £5/5/0        
  Charles McGee Jnr. Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Thomas Geenne Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  James Pashley Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Vincent Dyson Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Charles Wallser Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Thomas Telford Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  James Allen Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  William Richardson Wire Drawer £4.1.0        
  Joseph Firth Wire Drawer £6.0.0        
  Charles McGee Wire Drawer £6.0.0        
  George Mosley Wire Drawer £1.7.0        
  George McGoverne Wire Scourer £0.15.0        
  John Bolton Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  John Bolton Jnr. Wire Scourer £1.7.0        
  WH Stubbing Wire Dresser £2.5.0        
  Samuel Gothard Wire Drawer £4.10.0        
  William Taclare Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Thomas Trupe Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  Benjamin Walters Wire Drawer £4.1.0        
  Joseph Larkin Wire Cleaner £0.18.0        
  Thomas Starne Wire Cleaner £0.18.0        
  Jonathan Ellison Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
  John Waterman Wire Cleaner £0.18.0        
  Frederick [?] McGoverne Wire Scourer £1.16.0        
  Thomas Nolan Wire Bluer £1.16.0        
  Hugh B. Harrison Wire Pointer £0.9.0        
  Thomas Smith Wire Scourer £0.15.0        
  E. Stanley Wire Drawer £0.18.0        
  Charles Walker Snr. Wire Drawer £4.1.0        
  James Deane Wire Cleaner £2.2.0        
  Thomas Webster Wire Drawer £4.10.0        
  Andrew Moseley Wire Drawer £4.10.0        
  George Taylor Wire Drawer £5.5.0        
    [Total Wages] £127 7s    
        £735 9s 6d  
  Certificate Granted
2 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £1052 2s    

Note: Line 1: The amount £1122.4.0 appears in the 'Amount of Damage Claimed' column in the register

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