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Dog tax rolls 1797-1798

A tax of 5 shillings on non-working dogs was levied in 1797-8. The resulting dog tax rolls provide information about owners of non-working dogs in Scotland and the number of dogs they owned.

Name Description
Dog tax, volume 01

This volume contains information on dog taxes paid in Aberdeenshire, Argyll, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, Buteshire, Caithness, Clackmannanshire, Cromartyshire, Dunbartonshire, Dumfriesshire, East Lothian, Fife, Angus (Forfarshire), Inverness-shire, Kincardineshire, Kinross-shire, and Kirkcudbrightshire.

Dog tax, volume 02

This volume contains information on dog taxes paid in the counties of Lanarkshire, Midlothian, Morayshire, Nairnshire, Orkney, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Renfrewshire, Ross-shire, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Stirlingshire, Sutherland, West Lothian, and Wigtownshire.