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Claim for loss of property #5726 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5726 John Shearwood Roberts Doctor of Medicine, Surgeon, etc. Hillsbro', Nr. Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Absolute Owner   Articles in Dwellinghouse totally Lost.        
    2 Chairs 30/, Ladies Chairs 60/, Damask Curtains 65/ £7 15s    
    Ornamental Stand 20/, Writing Desk & contents £5 £6      
    Large Album & Contents 80/, Table Cover 20/ £5      
    2 Buffets 7/, 5 Anti Macassars 40/ £2 7s    
    Childs Chair 60/, Pulleys & Rope for Carriage Head 13/6 £3 13s 6d  
    China Jug 20/, 18 Tumblers 18/, 18 Wine Glasses 18/ £2 16s    
    6 Jelly Glasses 6/, 9 Custard Cups 10/   16s    
    Glass dishes & Plates 20/, Curtain Holders 8/ £1 8s    
    1 Portrait lost and 1 Damaged 44/ £2 4s    
    6 Mats 10/, Ink Stands, etc. 5/   15s    
    Chimney Ornaments 25/, on Chimney Pce ½ Sovereign £1 15s    
    Screen 12/, Silk Umbrella 17/ £1 9s    
    Hearth Brush, etc. 4/, Tea Caddy & Contents 15/   19s    
    Wine, Spirits etc., in Cupboard 40/, Victorine 10/6 £2 10s 6d  
    1 Damask Cushion and 1 destroyed 10/   10s    
    Contents of Plate Basket 36/, Contents of Work Basket 21/ £2 17s    
    Bust 2/, Writing Case & Stationary 10/   12s    
    5 pairs Gloves 8/9, Gold Pin 5/   13s 6d  
    4 New Pocket Handkerchiefs 6/, Hat & Clothes Brushes 6/   12s    
    Table Cover 16/, Stair Rods 1/, Frock Coat 30/ £2 7s    
    Walking Sticks 5/, 3 Mats 14/, & Passage Chair 20/ £1 19s    
    Singing Apparatus 10/, 16 Knives & Forks 16/ £1 6s    
    4 Spoons & 4 Cans 2/6, China 10/   12s 6d  
    Sweeping Brushes 4/, Table Linen 20/, Bread Plate & Bowl 7/6 £1 11s 6d  
    24 prs Socks at Wash 16/6, Soapbox Brush etc. 2/9   19s 3d  
    4 Tumblers, 3 Jugs 3/8, 2 Candlesticks 3/, Towels 6/6   13s 2d  
    Childrens Clothes & Linen 20/, Table Mats 4/6 £1 4s 6d  
    Boots (9 pairs) £4, Overalls 12/ £4 12s    
    Fire Irons 14/, Pan 2/6, Black Lead Brushes 4/6 £1 1s    
    Carpet 20/, and Door Mat 7/ £1 7s    
    Dinner Service Preserve Jars £1 18s    
    Wine & Stone Bottles 15/, Milk Can Bread Basket 4/   19s    
    4 Stone Jars 7/6, Bitter ale 20/, Provisions 40/ £3 7s 6d  
    2 Clothes Cords 4/6, 3 Baskets 8/6, Pancheons & Pie dishes 8/ £1 1s    
    Pail, Buckets & Water Can 8/6, Beam & Hooks, etc. 7/6   16s    
    Load Coals 13/, Hammer & Shovel 4/   17s    
    Wheelbarrow 15/, Steps 5/, Gig Mat 7/6 & Horse Rug 10/ £1 17s 6d  
    Stable Requisites 12/6, Barrel 7/6, Sack 1/6 & Head Collar 3/6 £1 5s    
    Rat trap & lading Can 4/6, Whip and Curb Chain 5/   9s 6d  
    Livery Coat & Vest 45/, Hat 7/, Glass 1/6 £2 13s 6d  
    Windsor Blinds   15s 6d  
    Silk linings to Cupboard 30/, Cornice 30/ £3      
    4 Diplomas & 2 Certificates as estimated by Hibbert Gilder £4 6s    
    Ladies Satchel 4/6, 6 Coats £4, Ladies Jacket 20/, Man's Livery Cape and Coat 30/ £6 14s 6d  
    Knives and Forks 13/6, Ladies Umbrella 12/6, Harness and Bridle 30/ £2 16s    
    8½ Sacks Oats damaged & destroyed £4 £4      
    Plastering & Whitewashing out premises 20/, Horse Rug 5/ £1 5s    
    Damage to Hampers & drug Bottles etc. 30/, Child's Carriage 15/, Gig Umbrella 10/ £2 15s    
    2 pr Carriage Lamps 25/, Oak Chair 3/, Riding Boots 5/ £1 13s    
    Injury to Carriage Horse & incidental Expenses £15      
    Damage to Close Carriage, as per estimate of Mr Backhouse £10      
    Loss of and damage to about 250 Vols Books with Papers Pamphlets, Magazines etc. on Medical, Surgical and general subjects particulars of which can be seen on application £80      
    Loss and damage of various drugs, Bottles, etc. used in the profession of a a general practitioner of Medicine & Surgery, particulars of which can be inspected on the spot £25      
    Loss and damage of Instruments, as Transfusion Case, Amputating Case, case of Pocket Instruments & other surgical Instruments and Appliances. £12      
    Loss of and damage to various Articles in Cupboard & other places upon the premises £10      
    Loss and damage of Furniture not herein before paticularised as per valuation of Mr Harvey hereunto annexed wherein particulars are stated £51 16s 6d  
    Mr Harvey's account for Valuation £2 10s    
    Walter Ibbotson's A/c for Joiner's Work etc. £17 6s 10½d  
    Smith Painter £10      
    Messrs Crabtree & Styring Paper Hangers £5 11s 5½d  
    Sheard Plasterer £2 1s 6d  
    Sheffield Gas Company £2 12s 11d  
    Messrs Longden and Company Stove Manufacturers £3 5s 8½d  
    Hibberd Gilder £3      
    Messrs Rodgers & Peace, Coach Builders £10 3s    
    Wages, etc. to Workpeople for Cleaning £5      
    Extra Coals £2      
    Messrs Stanley and Company, refitting and repairing Kitchen Fire Place £3 10s    
    Consequential Damages        
    Expenses incidental to the Illness and removal from Home, etc., of Wife and 5 Children £100      
    Expenses attendant upon the Illness of Claimant £30      
    Damage to Claimant's Practice from drowning of Patients removal of Patients deterioration of district for practice and from Claimants own past and present ill health £300      
    Mr A.M. Roberts Surgeon for Management of Practice during Illness of Claimant £35      
        £840 12s 4½d  
  Certificate Granted
1 June 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £177 7s    

Note: Claim amount incorrectly calculated by the Commissioners @ £840.15.7½ (CD)

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