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Claim for loss of property #5364 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5364 John Middleton; Thomas Wild Middleton [John Middleton] Butcher; [Thomas Wild Middleton] Farmer 10 Montgomery Road, Greystones  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Executors of the late John Middleton   To Restoration of 7 single and 1 double House, built of stone, situate at Hillsbro' Owlerton        
    They are in 2 lots but nearly adjoining.        
    4 Cottages one side of the building washed down and roofs injured Chamber floors lifted joists and boards broken the inner partitions with stairs and doors mostly lost the fixtures are to be reset 1 adjoining house damage confined to inside work similar to above ~        
    3 Houses near the above damage consisted of Chamber floors lifted joists and boards broken outer and inner doors most of them lost Stairs and all inside work very much injured, ~ One a Double house with extra boarded floor and fast cupboards and fittings very much damaged fixtures all to be reset, 2 large outshot pantries 2 stables convenienses and about 90 yards of fence wall with gates and doors quite destroyed. The debris removed from premises varied from 2 to 5 feet in Depth.        
      Reference to Schedule        
  1864 Mr. G. Pallett's account Mason Joiner and Slaters work also Plumbing ~ glazing finding all material and assisting to remove debris ~ Number 1 [=] £152.1.10        
  1864 Labourers' Wages' for removing Rubbish and preparing to rebuild Number 2 [=] £11.1.0        
  1864 John Barker's account for Team Work Number 3 [=] £3.8.6        
    To Loss of Rent from March 7 to October 31 Number 4 [=] £28.17.9        
    To Colour washing inside 8 houses £1 16s    
    Mr. Goodin's account for papering and painting of houses ~ Number 5 [=] £10.15.0        
    To future loss of Rent and depreciation in value ~ £100      
  1 acre 2 roods 0 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches of Land suitable for Building ~ purposes and was occupied as Gardens to cottages the greater part of the soil was washed away and estimate of the loss of soil in addition to cost of levelling and clearing the land ~ Number 6 [=] £120.0.0        
    Loss of Garden rents during 1864 [=] £18.0.0        
    Mr. White's charge for valuing: ~ [=] £2.2.0        
  1 acre 2 roods 0 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches The Land as mentioned above, Deteriorated as Building Land by being thrown out of the Market several years [Number 7 =] £75.12.6        
    Mr. Booth and Mr. White's charge for valuing [Number 7 =] £2.2.0        
  1864 Number 1 G. Pallett's Account        
  April 8th 95 feet of 3 x 2¼ ~ 15/10 ~ 84 feet of 1 inch 21/~ 140 feet of 3/4 ~ 29/2 £3.6.0        
    30 feet of ½ inch ~ 5/~ 28 feet of floor board 2/4 10 feet of 3½ inch x 3 ~ 2/1 £0.9.5        
    15 feet of 1¼ inch ~ 4/4. 84 feet of spouting 29/4 ~ Sash cord 4d Bolt 7d Rimmed Lock 3/~ Knobs button and handle 7d Box staple 6d Lock screws and staple 3/3 ~ 3 spring latches 3/6 ~ 1 pair of hinges 6d 3 hinges 9 inches ~ 1/6 94 screws 1/4 16 screws ½ inch 8d Shutter fastener 5d 5 pounds of bands and hooks 1/8 Joiner's time 10¾ days 53/9, Labourer's time 2½ days 8/9, 42 Hundredweights of Lime 24/6. Carting and Bars 7/~        
  April 15th 19 feet of 1½ inch ~ 5/6, 21 feet of 4½ x 3 5/3 22 feet of 3½ x 3 ~ 4/7 ~ 318 feet of 3 x 2¼ ~ 53/10 ~ 103 feet of 1 inch, 25/9, 140 feet of ¾ inch, 29/2, ~ 15 feet of ½ inch ~ 2/6. 12 feet of 1¼ inch 3/6, 6 feet of 1½ x 3, 6d ~ 7 pair of Bands and hooks 9/4, 3 Locks 7/6, 2 staples 4d ~ 39 pounds of Nails, 9/9 ~ 5 load of 6 ~ 2/6 ~ 4 load of 4 ~ 1/4, 14 holdfast 1/2. Cupboard esps 4d, 2 Cupboard turns 8d, 7 handles 4/1 2 thumbscrews 8d, Cotter and feather 1/4 1 pair of 9 inch hinges 9d, 1 pair of 9 inch hinges 10d, 3 pair of 9 inch hinges 1/3, 250 screws 3/3, Wood Cutting 7/~ Self time 7½ days 7/6 ~ Slater 1 day 5/0 ~ Mason's time 3¼ days 16/3, Labour 8 days @ 20/~ Joiner's 23¾ days £5.18.9 ~        
  April 23rd Cotters and feathers and plates 1/3, 3 shutter fasteners 1/3, Casement squares 8d. Mantle and T. Arm 3/9 Knob 3d Button 2d Pair of Bands and Hooks 4/8 pair of Butts 4d. 8 pounds of paint 3/4, Screws 9d. 24 feet of ¾ inch ~ 5/~ 6 feet of 1½ inch 1/4, 6 feet of 1 inch ~ 1/6 16 Bundles of laths 14/8, 1½ stone of nails 4/6 air [?] 4/~ 156 feet of 3 x 2¼ ~ 32/6 ~ 4 Bags of plaister 12/~ 5 Masons 17¾ Days £4"8"9 ~ 3 laborers 14¼ Days £2"9"10½ ~ Joiners 9¾ Days £2"8"9 Plaisters 11 days 57/9 Slater 1½ Days 7/6 ~ 40 hundredweights of lime 23/4 Leading and Bars 9/4        
  April 29th 60 Gray slates 15/~ 5 yards of house flags 10/~ 1 hearth stone 1/6 Slater 2 days 10/~ Leading and Bars 6/7½ ~ 9 feet of 3½ x 2¼ ~ 1/6 ~ 114 feet of 3½ x 3 ~ 19/~ 42 feet of 1¼ inch ~ 10/6 Sawing 2/6, Nails 1/~ Joiners 3½ days 17/6 Masons 20¼ days £7"1"3, Laborers 16¼ Days ~} 2/17/9        
  May 6th 2 pair of Bands and hook 2/4, Plate cotter and feather 7d Screws and Nails 1/0, 96 feet of 1 inch ~ 24/~ 68 feet of ¾ ~ 14/2 446 feet of floor board 37/2, 168 feet of ½ inch ~ 28/~ 17 feet of 3 x 2¼, 2/10, Sawing 3/~ Joiners 8 days 40/~ Laborers 8 days 28/~ ~ Mason's 18 days £4"10"0 ~ 20½ hundredweights of lime 11/11½        
  May 13th 265 feet of 3 x 2¼, 33/1½, 13 feet of 3½ x 3, 2/8½, Prevey seat 4/~ £1.19.10        
    Ass place door and frame 4/6 4 locks and screws 11/~ £0.15.6        
    4 pair of hinges and Screws 2/~ 2 stone of nails 4/6 £0.6.6        
    7 yards of channelling 10/6 3 pair of Gate posts 32/~ Leading and Bars 7/~, Joiner's time 9¾ ~ 48/9 ~ Mason and Slater 6¾ days 33/9, Labour time 3½ days 12/3        
  May 20th 55 feet of 3/4 inch ~ 11/5½ 20 feet of 1 inch, 5/~ 212 feet of floor=boards 17/8, 4 feet of mould 4d, 8 feet of 1½ inch, 2/8, ~ Joiner's time 7 days 35/~        
  May 27th 97½ feet of ¾ inch ~ 20/4. 13 feet of 1 inch, 3/3 ~ 8 pair of Hinges 6/~ 8 handles 4/8 3 pair of Back laps 1/3        
    12 Knobs and buttons 1/0, Screws 2/~, 7 sets of Squares 5/8 ~ £0.8.8        
    Shutter fastener 5d, Casement hook and esp 4d 460 of Nails 1/6, 3 stone of Stubs 6/9 150 of Casement nails, 150 of 6 inch, 1/3 ~ 3 lead socket 2/~ 3 pounds of lead 9d. 12 screws 2½ inches ~ 6d ~ 600 of 4 2/7 2 feet of 1½ x 3, 2d ~ 4 feet of 1½ inch, 4d ~ 18 feet of Moulding 1/6 ~ 16 feet of ½ inch 2/8 Joiner's time 21 days £5"5"0 ~ Bed nails 3d        
  June 3rd 4 pounds of paint 1/8, ~ 59 pounds of spout 19/8, ~ 16 Bundles of laths 14/8, Nails 2/9, 18 feet of Moulded spout and Irons 7/6 air 2/6 sawing 1/~ Joiners' 2 days 10/~ Plasterer and labourer 10/~ Mason ¼ Day 1/3        
  June 10th Plasterer's ~ 11 days 57/9 Labourer's 7 days 24/6 ~ Joiner's 6 days 30/~ 5 feet of Sash gut 5d 12 old fast 1/~ 20 feet of spout 6/8, 12 pounds of paint 5/~ Socket and screws 1/0, Plaster 3/~ Nails 1/0~        
  June 17th 42 feet of ½ inch, 7/~ 150 of Nails 6d, 59 feet of spout 17/2½ Carting 2/3, Plasterers and labour 9/~ Mason and Slater 2 days 10/~ Joiner 1 day, 5/~        
  June 24th 316 squares of glass, £4"8"8. Man's time ¼ day 1/3        
  August 20th 46 feet of 3½ x 3 ~ 8/~ ~ 26 feet of 1 inch, 6/6 ~ 24 hundredweights of lime and leading 8/8 ~ Ass place door and frame 4/6, Mason's time 17¼ days £4"6"3, Labourers 12 days £2"2"0, Joiner's 1¼ days, 6/8 ~        
  August 27th 2 ass grates 13/~ 75 feet of ¾ inch ~ 15/7 ~ 17 feet of 1 inch 4/3 ~ Leading 1/~ Mason's time 26½ days £6"12"6, Labourers 1/~ Mason's time 26½ dats £6"12"6, Labourers 14 days £2"9"0, Slaters 2¾ days 13/9, Joiner 1 day 5/4, Line gutters 10/6        
  September 3rd Mason's time 13 days £3"5"0, Labourers 7¾ days ~ £1"7"1½ Son Sam 2½ days, 6/3 ~ 34 feet of 34 inch, 5/8 ~ 6 feet of 1 inch, 1/6 ~ 30 yards toppers 35/~ 14 feet of 1½, 4/1, 4 hundred of nails 2/2, Slater's Day 5/~ 6 pounds of Paint 2/6        
  September 9th Mason's time 5¼ Days 26/3, Labourer's time 7¾ days 27/1½        
  September 16th 9 pair of Bands and hooks 10/4, 9 pounds of lead 2/7, Latches and Batches 1/3, 5 handles 2/11 New Lock 2/9, 4 Screw bolts 8d Screws 1/3 6 feet of ¾ inch, 1/3 ~ Bolt 10d, Old door 2/6, Labour 2 days 7/~ Coals 3d Mason's time 3 days 15/~ Joiner ¼ day 1/3, Carting 1/3        
  September 19th 2 hundred of Nails 9d Cupboard esp 2d 2 feet of ½ inch, 4d ~ Joiners 5 days 26/~ Harry ½ day 2/6 £152 1s 10½d  
    Settled October 14th 1864
George Pallett
£152.1.10½
October 14th 1864
       
  1864 Number 2
Account of Labourer's Wages
       
  March 19 To George Bullock 1½ days @ 3/~   4s 6d  
  March 26 To George Bullock 3 days @ 3/~   9s    
  April 2 To John Bullock 3½ days @ 3/~   10s 6d  
  April 2 To George Bullock 5½ days @ 3/~   16s 6d  
    Tools for Labourers   7s    
  April 9 To John and George Bullock 10 days ~ 3/~ £1 10s    
  April 9 To John Boyd 4 days ~ 2/6   10s    
  April 16 To George and John Bullock 12 days ~ 3/0 £1 16s    
  April 16 To John Boyd 6 days ~ 2/6   15s    
  April 23 To John Boyd 6 days ~ 2/6   15s    
  April 23 To George and John Bullock 12 days ~ 3/0 £1 16s    
  April 30 To John Bullock 6 days ~ 3/0   18s    
  May 7 To John Bullock 4½ days ~ 3/0   13s 6d  
    Number 3
John Barker for Team Work ~ Copy
       
  April 12 2 Horses and Carts ~ 1 day 7/6 each   15s    
  April 13 2 Horses and Carts ~ 1 day 7/6 each   15s    
  April 14 2 Horses and Carts ~ ½ day 7/6 each   7s 6d  
  April 21 2 Horses and Carts ~ 1 day 7/6 each   15s    
    2 Horses and Carts ~ 1 day 7/6 each   15s    
    An adment   1s    
    Number 4
To Loss of Rent on 8 houses from March 7 to October 31st
       
    5 houses 2/~ per week for 34 weeks, 3"8"0 each £17      
    1 house 2/4 per week for 34 weeks £3 19s 4d  
    1 house 1/6 per week for 34 weeks £2 12s 5d  
    1 house 4/0 per week fo 34 weeks ~ 6"16"0        
    Less rent received from one house [-] 1"1"0 £5 6s    
    Number 5 Copy
Tender for painting and papering 8 houses at Hillsbro':~
       
    I would engage to give 2 good coats of paint to all the work now painted, both inside and outside of houses, all the new woodwork to have 3 coats. All the Front doors and shutters to be neatly grained oak and well-varnished. 8 rooms and one staircase to be papered with paper at 6d per piece, and one room with paper at 1/~ per piece, the walls to be cleaned and sized before papered. The whole to be done with good material and in a satisfactory manner, for the sum of Ten pounds fifteen shillings
James Goodier, October 8 1864
£10 15s    
    Number 6 Copy        
  1 acres 2 roods 0 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches An Estimate of the Loss and damage done to land situate at Owlerton the property of the trustees of the late Mr. John Middleton occasioned by flood from the bursting of a Reservoir at Bradfield belonging to the Sheffield Waterworks Company of Land suitable for building purposes, and was occupied as Gardens to Cottages the greater part of the soil was washed away.        
    An Estimate of the loss of soil as Garden grown in ~ addition to the cost of levelling and clearing the land of refuse £120      
    Loss of Garden = rents during 1864 £18      
    Mr. James White's charge for valuing £2 2s    
    Valued September 1864.
James White
       
    Number 7 Copy        
  1 acres 2 roods 0 rood; 5½ x 5½ yards">perches An Estimate of the loss to land at Owlerton the property of the trustees of the late Mr. John Middleton occasioned by the Flood from the bursting of a Reservoir at Bradfield belonging to the Sheffield Waterworks Company of Garden land deterioration as Building by being thrown out of the market for several years £75 12s 6d  
    Mr. Booth and Mr. White's charge for valuing £2 2s    
    Valued October 7 1864 by
James Booth.
James White.
       
        £525 16s 7½d  
  Certificate Granted
23 June 1865
Assessed by Consent at £338      

Note: Laborers [sic]. Line 4: Convenienses [sic]; Line 23: Plaisters [sic], Line 26: Prevey [sic]: probably Privy

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