Date Inhabitants names, residence, and parish Actual # of shops Shops at £5 to £9 Shops at £10 to £14 Shops at £15 to £19 Shops at £20 to £24 Shops at £25 to under £30 Shops at £30 and upwards Duty
Burgh of Stranraer
16 Oct 1788 Mrs McKie Burgh of Stranraer 1 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
William McKelvie Burgh of Stranraer 2 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
Peter MCormick Burgh of Stranraer 3 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
Thomas Kennedy Burgh of Stranraer 4 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
John Kerr Burgh of Stranraer 5 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
5 £25.0.0 £0.8.4

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Survey of the Shop Tax in the Burgh of Stranraer
from the 5th April 1788 to the 5th April 1789 by Anthony MacMillan Surveyor

Proof £25.0.0 of valued rent at 4d [£0.0.4] per £ is £0.8.4
I Anthony MacMillan Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon careful examination of
the foregoing several rates and duties I find the amount in Whole to be Eight Shillings
and four pence Sterling and that upon the twelfth day of Novr [November] one thousand
seven hundred and eighty eight years I delivered to Mr James McDowell Collector
of the said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact Duplicate of the
foregoing which contained my oath that notices were left with the Several
foregoing Inhabitants or at their dwelling houses of the Dates annexed to
their respective names that they were to be charged with the sums hereby
Certified to be due from them
Anthony MacMillan

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