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Claim for loss of property #4816 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  4816 George Brown, John Brown Iron Masters Rotherham Iron Works, Rotherham  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    Cleaning rubbish out of the Forges Rolling Mills, Engine Houses and Sundry Buildings upon the Premises £20      
    40 Tons of Iron Scraps covered with rubbish @ 1/6 £3      
    Field of Grass Destroyed £5      
    12 Furnaces Slacked and with Water 30/. £18      
    One 50 Horse Engine stopped & the Boiler Fire put out and Engine Cleaning £5      
    2 Turning Lathes standing 6 days each with Tools cleaning @ 20/. Per day each £12      
    60 Tons of Coals washed away @ 4/6 £13 10s    
    2 Forges and 5 Rolling Mills stopped working 2 days & 3 nights £125      
    Valuing £4 4s    
        £205 14s    
  Certificate Granted
28 March 1865
Assessed by Consent at £180      

Note: Nature of Claimant's Interest is omitted

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