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Claim for loss of property #6390 – Particulars

  No. of Claim Name of Claimant Description of Claimant Address of Claimant  
  6390 Henry Drabble and George Elliott Fire Brick Manufacturers and Fire Clay Dealers Griffes, Stannington near Sheffield  
  Nature of Claimant’s Interest   Particulars of Claim Amount of Damages Claimed  
  Owners as Copartners trading under the style of "Drabble and Elliott"   The Claimants carry on their said business at Griffes near Stannington aforesaid and convey all their Goods to Sheffield by means of Horses and Carts and are ordinarily able to make two Journies to Sheffield with the same Horses and Carts in one day. In consequence of the destruction of the Carriage Bridge at Malin Bridge by the Sheffield Inundation the Claimants were com~pelled during ten weeks after the 11th March 1864 to carry all their produce and Goods into Sheffield by way of Walkley Bank which is a longer distance and much heavier road. The Claimants ~ required and had to use during such ten weeks three Horses to every Carriage instead of two as theretofore and were only able to make one Journey to Sheffield in one day ~ instead of two Journies as theretofore. The Claimants had therefore to have extra ~ Horses and Assistance in their said ~ Business and during such ten weeks they thereby incurred Costs and expenses which they seek to recover against the Sheffield Water Works Company ~ Amounting together to £30      
  Certificate Granted
14 July 1865
Assessed by Agreement incl costs at £30      

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