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Damage claims from Ovingham

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John Johnson's house had been swept away and his wife and two children drowned


William Biggs
















The word "sufferer" is obscured. Hole in paper?





William Biggs





Thomas Dobson












Christopher Gregson






£ S D Brought forward from the other side --------------------- 23..17.. 8½ William Pruddoe of the Hagg, Farmer ------------------------- 154.. 7.. 4 Kennet Carr of the Hagg, Woodman ---------------------------- 5.. 8.. 7½ £ S D Do. rec. of Lady Broughton ------------- 2.. 2.. 0 John Johnson of Ovingham Boathouse, Boatman ----------------- 118.. 1.. 4 £ S D Do. rec. of Lady Broughton -------- 7.. 7.. 0} of Mr. Wm Biggs ---------- 1.. 1.. 0} £ S D of Mrs Jurin -------------- 1.. 1.. 0}45.. 0.. 1 of different persons ----- 35..11.. 1} Cash promised to Do. but not received £ S D Mr. Lyon for Ld. Strathmore 10..10 0} £ S D John Simpson of Bradley Esqr. 2.. 2.. 0} 14..14.. 0 Do. for John Ord Esqr. 2.. 2.. 0} Matthew Johnson of Ovingham Boathouse, Boatman ---------------- 1.. 7.. 6 £ S D £ S D Do. recd. of Lady Broughton ------ 3.. 3.. 0} of Mrs Jurin ----------- 1.. 1.. 0} 4.. 4.. 0 N.B. The above sufferer lived with his Mother, who was drown'd & the greatest part of her Furniture carried away: and as it is pre: :sumed that he & a Sister wou'd have enjoy'd betwixt them what she had at her Death; it is submitted to the Judgment of the Committee whether he ought to be considered as a sufferer in that respect or not. Susannah Simpson of Master's Close lost her Husband & is left with Two Small Children £ S D Do. recd. of Lady Broughton ---------- 2.. 2.. 0} Anonymous by Mr. Gregson --- 0..10.. 6} Mr. Wm Biggs --------------- 0..10.. 6} £ S D John Hunter Esqr. ??domsby - 0..10.. 6} 9.. 6.. 6 John Simpson Esqr., Bradley 2.. 2.. 0} Mrs. Jurin ----------------- 1.. 8.. 0} a Quarter of Beef, Value -- 1..15.. 0} in Smaller Contributions -- 0.. 8.. 0} Thomas Johnson & Thos Dobson withdraw their Claims. John Johnson of Ovingham, Woodman ---------------------------- 2.. 9..10 £ S D Do. rec. of Lady Broughton -------- 1.. 1.. 0} John Gilchrist of Ovingham, Gardener ------------------------- 9.. 0.. 0 Margaret Simpson of Dammills, Widow -------------------------- 0..11.. 6 Ovingham Parish Total-315.. 3..10 We whose Names are hereunto subscribed, being authorized & appointed to enquire into & ascertain the losses of the above respective persons from the above named flood, do certify that it appears to us from the best Information we have been able to receive, that the above respective Persons have suffer'd Losses to the amount of the above respective Sums from the said Flood. As witness our hands this 31st Day of December 1771 Chris: Gregson }Minister William Ettringham }of Ovingham Cuthbert Lawes Joseph Bell

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