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
3 -- 1788 Burgh of Wigton
Mr McColm 1 £5.0.0 £0.1.8
William McConnal Esqr Agent for the B. of S. [Bank of Scotland] 2 £6.0.0 £0.2.0
Lieut [Lieutenant] Dun 3 £8.0.0 £0.2.8
£19.0.0 £0.6.4

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Survey of the SHOP TAX in the Burgh of Wigton from the 5th April 1788 to 5th April 1789 by Anthony MacMillan Surveyor

£19.0.0 of valued rent at 4d [£0.0.4] per £ is 6/4d [£0.6.4] Grand total 6/4d [£0.6.4]
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 Six Shillings
four pence Sterling And that upon the twelfth day of Novr [November] one thousand
Seven hundred and eighty eight years I delivered to Mr John Kairly 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 places 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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