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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
1789 Tarbat Parish
3 Oct 1789 Donald McLeod of Geanies -- 4 Christian Davidson 1 1 £0.5.0
Cook maid 1 1 £0.5.0
2 2 £0.10.0
Fearn Parish
5 October 1789 Charles Munro of Allan Chamber maid 1 1 £0.5.0
Cooksmaid 1 1 £0.5.0
Dr [Doctor] Thomas Farquharson Betty Munro 1 1 £0.10.0
Ann Munro 1 1 £0.10.0
Margaret Munro 1 1 £0.10.0
5 £2.0.0 2 3
Loggie Parish
Mrs Ross at Loggie house maid 1 1 £0.2.6
1 1 £0.2.6
Killmure-easter P. [Parish]
6 October 1789 Sir John Ross of Balnagowan 6 servants returned at the June of said year.
Nigg Parish
Hugh Ross Ordinach Annabel Murray 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Gair of Damm house maid 1 1 £0.2.6
2 2 £0.5.0
Rosskeen Parish
Duncan Munro Culcairn - 2 house maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Lady Inverchassly house maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Sir John McKenzie Kincraig house maid 1 1 £0.2.6
The Laird of Cadboll Eliza Brown 1 1 £0.10.0
Jean Ross 1 1 £0.10.0
Marjory Dickson 1 1 £0.10.0
Ann Lessly 1 1 £0.10.0
7 3 4 £2.7.6
7 October 1789 Alness Parish
Lady Cardross 2 house maids 2 2 £0.10.0
Sir Hector Munro of Novar 6 servts. [servants] as returned. 6 6 6 £6.0.0
8 6 2 6 £6.10.0
Killtearn Parish
Lady Munro of Fowles chambermaid 1 1 £0.5.0
Sundry maid 1 1 £0.5.0
Collin McKenzie of Mountgerald house maid & cook 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Munro Drummond house maid 1 1
Chamber maid 1 1 £0.5.0
5 1 4 £1.2.6
9 October 1789 Dingwall Parish
Duncan Davidson Tulloch House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
1 1 £0.2.6
Fodderty Parish
Mr Kenneth McKenzie Dochairn House maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Capt [Captain] McKenzie of Keppoch House maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Collin McKinzie Min [Minister] House maid 1 1 £0.2.6
3 3 £0.7.6
Urray Parish
12 October 1789 The Laird of Seaforth 3 5 servts. [servants] as returned 5 5 £2.10.0
Thomas McKenzie of Ord 1 1 £0.2.6
George Gillander Highfield House maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Hector McKenzie Margaret Urquhart 1 1 £0.2.6
8 3 5 £2.17.6

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Survey of the Rates & Duties on Female Servants Arisen in the Shire of Ross
from 5th Aprile 1789 to 5th Aprile 1790. By John Barclay Assistant Surveyor.

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Ross

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