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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
1785 Parish of Sandwick
19 Dec 1785 Mrs Graham Cristian Stockin 1 1 £0.1.10½
Parish of Birsay
20 Dec 1785 Mr George Low Minister Janet Linklater 1 1 £0.1.10½
Parish of Rendall
Mrs. Mowat Jean Irvine 1 1 £0.1.10½
Parish of Firth
21 Dec 1785 William Watt Margaret Isbuster 1 1 £0.1.10½
Island of Rousay
22 Dec 1785 Mr James Leslie Minister Peggy Chambers 1 1 £0.1.10½
Island of Westray
26 Dec 1785 James Stewart of Burgh Barbara Cunison & Christie Hercus 2 2 £0.7.6
Mr George Traill Papa Jean Lesslie 1 1 £0.1.10½
Thomas Traill Papa Marjory Fouls, Jean Hercus 2 2 £0.7.6
Thomas Traill, Tirlet Jean Tait 1 1 £0.1.10½
Mr James Izet Minister Katherine Burger 1 1 1 £0.3.9
Archibald Stewart Jean Cogil 1 1 £0.1.10½
Total in Westray 8 1 4 4 £1.4.7½
Island of Sanday
28 Dec 1785 Mr William Closhon Minister [Olrcilla Sclaitor] 1 1 1 £0.3.9
Mrs. Ann Fea Janet Manson 1 1 £0.1.10½
Total in Sanday 2 1 2 £0.5.7½
Island of Stronsay
Mr John Anderson Minister Barbara Caithness 1 1 1 £0.3.9
Patrick Fea Peggy Sinclair 1 1 £0.2.6
Total in Stronsay 2 1 2 £0.5.7½
1786 Island of Walls
9 Jan 1786 James Moodie Robina Sandison 1 1 1 £0.3.9
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Parish St Olla 3 3 £0.5.7½
Holm 2 2 £0.7.6
Island of Ronaldshy 2 1 2 £0.5.7½
Parish of St Andrews 1 1 £0.1.10½
Parish of Shapy [Shapinsay] 2 2 £0.7.6
Parish Stronness 23 2 23 £2.6.10½
Sandwick 1 1 £0.1.10½
Birsay 1 1 £0.1.10½
Rendall 1 1 £0.1.10½
Firth 1 1 £0.1.10½
Island Rousay 1 1 £0.1.10½
Westray 8 1 4 4 £1.4.4½
Sanday 2 1 2 £0.5.7½
Stronsay 2 1 2 £0.5.7½
Walls 1 1 1 £0.3.9
Total 51 7 38 6 £6.0.0

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ORKNEY 75

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7 Batchelors Servantts @ £0.2.0 Each for the whole
year for 3 Quarters £0.13.1½
45 Serts. [Servants] £0.2.6 each for £4.4.4½
the year for 3 Quarters
6 Servants £0.5.0
for the year for 3 Quarters £0.2.6
51 £6.0.0

I Alexander Fraser Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that the amount of the Female Servants Tax within the Country of
Orkney from 5th July Seventeen hundred & Eighty five to fifth april Seventeen hundred and eighty Six is Six pounds
Sterl. [Sterling] and I make oath that upon the Tenth of March Instant I delivered to Alexander Fraser Collector of Cess & said duties
for the Country aforesaid a duplicate of the foregoing Survey. Alexander Fraser Surveyor
Sworn at Kirkwall 10th March 1786 Before James Traill J.P. [Justice of the Peace]

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