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Claim for loss of property #5377 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5377 Robert Gray, and George Gray, trading in copartnership under the firm of Robert Gray & Company Crinoline Steel and Wire Manufacturers and Rollers Castle Mills, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owners of the Personal Property referred to in the Particulars of Claim and Lessees and occupiers of the Mills and other Premises also refer~red to in the Particulars   Damages done by the Inundation of the Mills and Premises occupied by the Claimants situate at Castle~Mills in Blonk Street, Sheffield £2138.16.3        
    The following are the Particulars        
    Damage done to Stock, machinery etc. [£.s.d]        
    To 300 hundredweights Number 4 Rods of Steel slightly damaged Market value 20/~, 2/ per hundredweight 30.0.0        
    143 Hundredweights Number 12 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, loss in reworking 17/~ Market value 34/~ per Hundredweight 121.11.0        
    180 Hundredweights Number 14 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, Market value 40/~ damaged 20/ per Hundredweight 180.0.0        
    196 Hundredweights Number 15 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, Market value 43/~ damaged 21/6 per Hundredweight 156.19.0        
    95 Hundredweights Number 16 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, Market value 46/~ damaged 24/~ per Hundredweight 114.0.0        
    69 Hundredweights Number 17 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, Market value 52/~ damaged 28/ per Hundredweight 96.12.0        
    120 Hundredweights Number 18 Finished Iron corroded and rendered unsaleable, Market value 52/~ damaged 27/ per Hundredweight 162.0.0        
    25 Hundredweights Sheet Steel Market value 24/~ damaged 12/ per Hundredweight 15.0.0        
    35 Hundredweights Hardened and Tempered Wire Market value 65/4 damaged 35/4 per Hundredweight 61.16.8        
    79 Hundredweights Sheet Steel rendered useless 24/~ per Hundredweight 94.16.0        
    24 Wire Blocks depreciated in value 20/ each 24.0.0        
    Renewal of Spur Coupling Wheel [50.0.0]
Allowance for Old Wheel [+ 20.0.0 =]
30.0.0        
    Renewal of Pipes to carry away condensed Steam, the other broken 5.0.0 £1091 14s    
    3 Weeks Rent and Taxes of Castle Mills during total stoppage of Works £875 per Annum 50.9.6        
    3 Weeks Partial Rent and Taxes of Castle Mills during total stoppage of Works £875 per Annum 25.4.9        
    Loss of Profit during the total stoppage of Works, and contingent loss at Pond Hill Works consequent on non execution of orders £112 per Week 336.0.0 £411 14s 3d  
    Wages paid for clearing away and cleaning Premises and Engines, and Preparing for resumption of Works per Wage Book.        
    For Week ending 18th March [£39.8.3]        
    For Week ending 25th March [+ £39.1.6]        
    For Week ending 1st April [+ £21.1.0]        
    For Week ending 8th April [+ £6.3.8 =] 105.14.5        
    To Wages paid to Engineers for repairs to Machinery per entries in Wage Book week ending 1st July 5.12.0        
    To Wages paid to Engineers for repairs to Machinery per entries in Wage Book week ending 8th July 5.16.9        
    To Wages paid to Engineers for repairs to Machinery per entries in Wage Book week ending 15th July 5.5.9        
    To Byrons charge for removing Rubbish from River 14.14.9        
    To Byrons charge for Rebuilding Ovens and Furnaces 76.7.4        
    To Byrons charge for Engine Bed and Foundation 16.6.6        
    Walker & Eaton's charge for repairing Engine 66.10.4        
    Fowler's Charge for softening Pans 32.2.5        
    Wilks charge for Shovels [£1.17.10]
Allowance for damaged [- £1.0.0 =]
0.17.10        
    Coopers charge for Buckets [£1.13.0]
Allowance for damaged [-£1.0.0 =]
0.13.0        
    Smiths charge for Wheelbarrows [£1.19.0]
Allowance for damaged [- £1.0.0 =]
0.19.0        
    G Gray & Companys charge for Cotton Waste 3.10.0        
    Bradley's charge for refreshments supplied to Men clearing out Mill 5.13.0 £340 3s 1d  
    Interest on the whole Amount from 12th March 1864 to 29th July 1865 at £6 per Cent £152 14s 8d  
    Professional and other charges Prior to claim £3 3s    
    To amounts payable to the following Workmen for loss of Wages during the time that they are unemployed or only Partially employed by reason of the Inundation.        
    Amounts paid to Workmen. [£.s.d]        
    J. Sheldon, Temperer 1.2.6        
    J Salt Junior, Backer 2.2.0        
    J Salt Senior, Temperer 1.4.0        
    J Roberts, Temperer 1.10.0        
    A. Marples, Temperer 1.1.0        
    G. Salt, Backer 1.11.6        
    Asham, Temperer 0.4.6        
    Bradley J., Engineer 0.0.0        
    Marples A., Temperer 0.4.6        
    Brown, Backer 0.8.0        
    O'Brien D, Temperer 0.12.0        
    Brittain R, Temperer 1.10.0        
    Littlewood J, Temperer 1.0.0        
    Bradley H., Roll Facer 1.1.0        
    Coggin, Backer 2.2.0        
    Depledge E., Temperer 3.0.0        
    Broadbent, Temperer 1.2.6        
    Pickering, Temperer 0.15.0        
    Askey, Cutter, not Known 0.0.0        
    Williams H, Roller 7.16.3        
    Scham G, Stoker 0.0.0        
    Smith J, Softener 1.15.0        
    Mills J., Roller 1.13.0        
    Caffrey M., Roller 3.4.0        
    Middleton, Temperer 0.18.0        
    Mills G, Roller 1.17.0        
    Ledger H., Annealer 2.2.6        
    Cross C., Annealer 5.4.0        
    S. Walker, Wire Drawer 5.15.3        
    Lawless, Wire Drawer 6.1.3        
    Hammerton, Wire Drawer 5.19.0        
    Wells, Wire Drawer 5.17.6        
    Smith George, Wire Drawer 5.3.0        
    Mason, Wire Drawer 3.5.3        
    Hesseldine, Wire Drawer 4.12.0        
    Davies, Revitter 1.4.0        
    Dawson, Revitter 1.4.0        
    Wright, Revitter 1.10.0        
    Littlewood, Cutter 4.0.0        
    White, Cutter 3.12.0        
    Oates B, Cutter 3.12.0        
    Haslam, Cutter 3.12.0        
    Lawless, Revitter 1.15.0        
    Willert, Wire Drawer 6.5.0        
    Traviss, Revitter 1.15.0        
    Appleyards, Roll Turner 7.0.0        
    McCarra, Revitter 1.4.0        
    Rowbottom, Flattener 3.5.6        
    Littlewood H, Flattener 2.16.3        
    Bradley J., Flattener 1.14.0        
    Payne, Wire Drawer 6.0.0        
    Caffrey P., Flattener 5.5.0        
    Woofendale, Cutter 2.0.0 £139 7s 3d  
    Total Claim £2138.16.3        
        £2138 16s 3d  
  Certificate Granted
13 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £1220      

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