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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
5 Sep. 1785 Innerliethen Parish
Alexander Horsburgh of that Ilk Janet Whyte Cook
Janet Tait Cham. Md. [Chamber Maid]
2 2 £0.7.6
Revd. [Reverend] William Scott Jannet Rammage H.Md. [House Maid] 1 1 £0.1.10½
3 1 2 £0.9.4½
24 Oct 1785 Drummelzier Parish
Sir James Nasmyth of Posso Nanny McDowd h.keep [house keeper]
Mary Orr Cook
2 2 £0.7.6
25 Oct 1785 Glenholm Parish
John Loch of Rachan Elizabeth Thomson Hous Md. [House maid] 1 1 £0.1.10½
Mrs Elizabeth Loch Margaret Ross Waiting Md. [Maid] 1 1 £0.1.10½
2 2 £0.3.9
26 Oct 1785 Kilbucho Parish
Capt. [Captain] David Dickson of Hartree Mary Steel Cham Md [Chamber Maid]
Jean Paterson Ck & Dy Md. [Cook & Dairy Maid]
2 2 £0.7.6
5 Nov 1785 Kirkurd Parish
William Lawson of Cairnmuir Elizabeth Hog Kitchen Maid 1 1 £0.1.10½
26 Oct 1785 Newlands Parish
Adam Kennedy of Romano Jean Reid House Md. [Maid] 1 1 £0.1.10½
Lady Donaldson of Lamancho 2 Serv.[Servants] viz. Mrs Grieve & Clemantine Stewart 2 2 £0.7.6
Sir William Montgomery of Magbiehill Mary McIntyre house Ke [Keeper] 1 1 £0.1.10½
4 2 2 £0.11.3
29 Oct 1785 Country part of Peebles
Alexander Stevenson of Smithfield Janet Steel house Maid 1 1 1 £0.3.9
12 Oct 1785 Traquair Parish
Charles Balfour in Cardrona Euphan Scott Cook
Jean Scott Chamber Md [Maid]
2 2 £0.7.6
James Kennedy of Kailzie Agnes Riddell Cook 1 1 £0.1.10½
Lord Haddo in Traquair Fanchette Barbier Ls Md. [Ladies Maid]
Elizabeth Alexander h [house] Keeper
Ann Grant hous Md [house maid]
Janet Brokie Laun: Md [Laundry Maid]
4 4 £1.10.0
7 1 2 4 £1.19.4½

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PEEBLES 77

A Survey of the FEMALE -SERVANTS TAX. In the Shire of
Peebles, from the 5th of July 1785, to the 5th of April 1786 By William Brunton Surveyor

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