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Claim for loss of property #5709 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5709 Mary Darwent Publican Light Horseman, Philadelphia, Penistone Road  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  As Occupier of a Public House, Garden & Premises, at Philadelphia, Penistone Road. And owner of Personal Property therein contained - Household Furniture, Utensils, and stock in Trade of a Publican   Parlour        
    Two Hair Seated Sofas damaged to the extent of 2/-/- £2      
    Dining table broken to pieces 30/, Fender & Chairs damaged 10/ £2      
    Tap Room        
    Bagatelle board damaged to the extent of 2/-/- £2      
    Chairs broken & damaged 12/, Two Tables 20/, Four Spittoons lost 2/ £1 14s    
    Kitchen        
    Dresser damaged 15/   15s    
    Square Table broken 8/, Box 5/   13s    
    Clothes Horse washed away and Sundry Clothes 20/, Hastener 3/ £1 3s    
    Dutch Oven 6/, Two pair of Kid Boots 12/   18s    
    Children's Boots 7/, Sundry Clothes in Drawers 1/10/- £1 17s    
    Beer pump pipes broken and Cocoa Matting in the Bar spoiled 19/3, Two Doormats 4/ £1 3s 3d  
    Coarse Sharps in Corn Bin 5/, 1 lb Tobacco 3/5   8s 3d  
    Umbrella 7/, 15 plaited pints 15/, Brd. Board 1/6 £1 3s 6d  
    One 36 Gallon Ale and one 36 Gallon Beer £1 18s    
    Two dozen Stout Porter 6/   6s    
    One Gallon French Brandy 26/, One Gallon Whiskey 18/ £2 4s    
    One Cask of Gin 8/15/- £8 15s    
    Pig Net and part of a set of Poney Cart Harness 15/   15s    
    Breakage in dishes, Jars and Bottles 5/   5s    
    Pork in Salt, on the Cellar Shelves 10/, Shelves 3/   13s    
    Maiden Pot and 3 Pancheons broken 5/6   5s 6d  
    Set Camp Bedsteads and Oak Chest 12/   12s    
    Three Pig Styes and 3 Pig Troughs washed away 1/16/- £1 16s    
    Skittles and Ball washed away 18/6   18s 6d  
    Wheelbarrow and 2 Spades washed away 14/   14s    
    Pig Cratch, Rake, Manure fork and Howe washed away 7/6   7s 6d  
    Two Buckets and Wood form 9/3, Coals washed away 14/6 £1 3s 9d  
    Cleaning Cellar, Whitewashing, etc. £1      
    Garden and Yard :-        
    12 Standard Rose Trees 2/ each £1 4s    
    About 4 tons of Stable and Pig Manure washed away 1/4/- £1 4s    
    Two large Swill tubs with the Contents washed away 21/ £1 1s    
    Set Pot and Brick work washed down & Pot broken £1 10s    
    Water Tub Lading Can washed away 10/6   10s 6d  
    Damage done to Garden 21/ £1 1s    
    A complete Set of poney Gig Harness washed away 3/10/-, 12 Tin Sconces 4/ £3 14s    
    Three loose doors washed away 24/ £1 4s    
    Wheelbarrow broken 7/   7s    
    Damage done to a Sow in Pig, by the Sow being immersed in Slush and Water & Causing 7 of her pigs to die £3 10s    
    Damage done to 2 Hair seated Sofas more than at first anticipated 1/10/- £1 10s    
    Sundry Clothes in the Kitchen Drawers & not before charged for £1      
    Damage done to the Beer Pump more than was anticipated 10/, 4 Beer Machine Taps lost in the Slush 14/ £1 4s    
    Cellar :-        
    Gantries broken 30/ £1 10s    
    Stained Glass washed away 12/, Standard Scales 8/ £1      
    Wood Bowl 2/, Bag of Sharps spoiled 7/6   9s 6d  
    Wiley's Bill for broken Bottles 30/2, 2 Windsor Chairs broken 12/ £2 2s 2d  
    Salting Kimbling lost 30/, Coals spoiled 10/ £2      
    Round Table washed away 4/6   4s 6d  
    Sofa frame for Stuffing washed away 25/ £1 5s    
    Meat, Bread etc. washed away & spoiled 30/ £1 10s    
    Paid Men for Cleaning the places of Slush & Rubbish 50/, Loss of Business etc. 5/5/- £7 15s    
        £74 3s 11d  
  Certificate Granted
2 August 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £50      

Note: Line 28: Howe (sic)
Claim amount incorrectly calculated by the Commissioners @ £76.3.11

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