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Claim for loss of property #5990 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  5990 John and Jonathan Dyson Fire Brick Makers Griphs, Stannington  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
    Loss of Earnings of Men and Horses employed in Carting Bricks & Clay from Stannington to Sheffield and Coals from Sheffield to Stannnington incurred in Consequence of the Washing aaway of Malin Bridge by the Inundation        
    Ordinary earnings of 15 Horses at 7/. Each per day for 10 Weeks or 60 days £315.0.0 [- actual] Earnings of the same at 4/6 each per day for 10 Weeks or 60 days after the Inundation £202..10.0        
    Difference claimed £112 10s    
    (The Teams had to go by way of Walkley instead of Wadsley Bottom and could only carry about half the amount of Material they would otherwise have done)        
    Loss of Trade for 10 Weeks at £1 per week £10      
    Charge for making Claim   5s    
        £122 15s    
  Certificate Granted
20 June 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £90      

Note: The Nature of the Claimants' Interest has been omitted

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