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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
29 Jul 1789 George Johnston Bellhaven Bach. [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
John Wauchop Bellhaven 1 1 £0.5.0
Miss Blair Bellhaven 1 1 £0.2.6
Col [Colonel] Steele Bellhaven 2 2 £0.10.0
Miss Mellville Dunbar 2 2 £0.10.0
Mr Hendersen Seceed Min. [Seceeding Minister] 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Gillock 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Turnbull surgeon 1 1 £0.2.6
Rev [Reverend] Mr Bruce min [minister] 1 1 £0.2.6
Capt [Captain] William Clerk 1 1 £0.2.6
Peter Hunter Grocer 1 1 £0.2.6
John Falconer brewer 1 1 £0.2.6
George Kellie mercht [merchant] Bach. [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
Thomas Christie 1 1 £0.2.6
Dr [Doctor] Robert Cuningham Jean Bruce 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Dalysle 2 2 £0.10.0
Capt [Captain] Todd 4 8 6 £3.0.0
Robert Fall 1 1 £0.2.6
Dr [Doctor] Hamilton 2 2 £0.10.0
Capt [Captain] James Muirhead Jean Todd 1 1 £0.2.6
Christopher Middlemas Jean Walker 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Meik Mercht [Merchant] 1 1 £0.2.6
Charles Hay mercht [merchant] Bach [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
Charles Lorimer Colltr. [Collector] Bach [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
John Tait Town Clk [Clerk] Bach [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
Miss Ferguson Mrs Stennis 1 1 £0.2.6
Capt [Captain] Thomas Dawson 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Forrest Baker 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Pringle 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Drysdale 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Mitchel 1 1 £0.2.6
Dr [Doctor] Alexander Johnston Bach [Bachelor] 1 1 £0.5.0
Mrs Kilgour Mary Ritchie 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Dawson Jean Punton 1 1 £0.2.6
45 6 23 8 6 £9.7.6
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[Page] 51
DUNBAR
Survey of the FEMALE SERVANTS TAX in the Royalty of
Dunbar from the 5 April 1789 to the 5th April 1790 by William Johnstone Survr. [Surveyor]

Proof
6 Bach [Bachelor] Servants at 5/. [£0.5.0] is £1.10.0
23 Servants at 2/6, [£0.2.6] is £2.17.6
8 Servants at 5/, [£0.5.0] is £2.0.0
6 Servants at 10/, [£0.10.0] is £3.0.0
£9.7.6 Ster [Sterling]
[I] William Johnstone Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify That upon carefull examination I find the foregoing duties amount to
[the] sum of nine pounds seven shillings six pence ster [sterling], and that upon the 29 Decemr [December] 1789, I delivered to William Kirkwood Collector [of] these duties an exact duplicate of this Acct [Account] duely examined & compared which Contained my Oath that the foregoing Inhabitants were duely served with Requisitions of the above date, and that they were charged according to their Returns or according to my knowledge & belief that they were liable in said duties
William Johnstone Surveyor

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