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Claim for loss of property #6386 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  6386 John Pitchford and William Pitchford Razor Manufacturers carrying on business under style of J & W. Pitchford. Eldon Street, Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owners (as Partners)   The Claimants as Partners in Business at the time of the Flood had 60 Dozens of Razor Blades in the rough in the Rowell Bridge Wheel near Stannington part of which Wheel belonged to the Claimant John ~ Pitchford, and which Blades were wholly lost and were of the value of 1/6 per dozen. £4 10s    
    The whole of the Grinders who occupied that part of the Wheel which belonged to the Claimant John Pitchford were employed by the present Claimants in their business of Razor Manufacturers in grinding razor blades and in consequence of the destruction of the said Wheel the Claimants were unable for a considerable period to get their Blades Ground, and their business was thereby ~ consequently much impeded and they thereby sustained damages much exceeding ~ but which they are content to fix at £10      
        £14 10s    
  Certificate Granted
10 May 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £10      

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