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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Children under 14 Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
27 & 28 Aug 1789 Burgh of Dumbarton
Provost Colquhoun Kristian Campbell 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Gibson Ann Smith 1 1 £0.2.6
Baillie Robert Gardner Tibby 1 1 £0.2.6
Walter Hutcheson Baker Betty Dixon 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Gow Nansy Black 1 1 £0.2.6
John Kay, Dean of Gild not mentd [mentioned] 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Swan not mentd [mentioned] 1 1 £0.2.6
Doctor Peter Rolland not mentd [mentioned] 1 1 £0.5.0
David Connell Writer 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Rankine Baker Peggy Livingston 1 1 £0.2.6
William Cunningham 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Cooke not mentioned 1 1 £0.2.6
Total 12 1 11 £1.12.6

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Survey of FEMALE SERVANTS TAX. for the Burgh of Dumbarton
taken in 1789 Agreeable to the Number kept from 5th Apr [April] 1788 till 5th Apr [April] 1789 by David Hutcheson Surveyor

11 Servants at 12/6 [£0.12.6] £1.7.6
1 Bachelor Servt [Servant] £0.5.0

I David Hutcheson Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that upon carefull
examination of the foregoing Rates & Duties find they amount in whole to the
sum of One pound twelve shillings & six pence Sterling And that this
day I delivered to John McAulay Collector of the said duties an Exact
Duplicate of the above accounts which contained my oath that
Notices were left with the whole foregoing Inhabitants that they
were to be charged with the sums hereby certifyed to be due from
Given at Glasgow this 31st day of December 1789
David Hutcheson

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