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Claim for loss of property #4814 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4814 George Hirst, William Robinson, John Wilson Three Members of the Board for the Repair of the Highways of the Township of Brightside Bierlow Vestry Offices, Nursery Street, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Cost of Restoring Damage to Roads, Sewers, Fence and Bank Walls and for cleaning the Street, caused by the said Innundation   To Labour in Cleaning Streets and Sewers £162 6s 4d  
    To Team Work Cleaning Streets and Sewers £60 7s 6d  
    To Cinders in the heap, in various places washed away £42      
    To Cinders put on the roads immediately after the Flood, to repair dangerous holes £35 10s    
    To River Walls rebuilding at Farfield, opposite Gas Works, at Neepsend, Neepsend Lane, and at Brightside Lane £94 11s 4d  
    To Damage to Farfield Lane, Neepsend Lane, Nursery Street, Spitalfields, Stanley Street, Joiner Street, Johnson Street, Andrew Street, Walker Street, Willey Street, Royds Lane, and Brightside Lane £365      
    To Iron worker's charge for restoring the Iron Rails Nursery Street and Blonk Street £25      
    The Mason's claim has been made separately by Mr Clarborough        
    Paid officers for extra services £50      
    Paid Books and Papers destroyed £5      
    Paid Repairing and cleaning Highway offices £10      
        £849 15s 2d  
  Certificate Granted
27 June 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £825      

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