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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
27 Sep 1786 Mrs. Doctor Groat Elizabeth Tait 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Richan Jean Harcus 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. James Traill Margaret Forbes 1 1 £0.2.6
James Stewart Shopkeeper Janet Spence 1 1 £0.2.6
James Sinclair Sheriff Clerk Margaret Dreaver 1 1 £0.2.6
David Spence Shopkeeper Janet Reid 1 1 £0.2.6
George Rendall Shopkeeper Helen Scott 1 1 £0.2.6
Andrew Baikie Landwaiter Helen Wald 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Baikie of Tankerness Mary Reid and Jean Flett 2 2 £0.10.0
George Ross Comptroller Barbara Dinnison 1 1 £0.5.0
Mrs. Blaw Christian Groundwater &
Mary Simson
2 2 £0.10.0
John Riddoch Barbara Laughton 1 1 £0.2.6
James Riddoch Collector Barbra Linay 1 1 £0.2.6
John Traill Jean Sherar 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Traill Merchant Ann Allan 1 1 £0.2.6
28 Sep 1786 Andrew Liddle Jean Fea 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Laing Ann Coupland & Elizabeth Tait 2 2 £0.10.0
Thomas Lindsay Betty Scollay 1 1 £0.2.6
Patrick Traill Cecelia Robertson 1 1 £0.2.6
Ann Traill his Daughter Isobel Robertson 1 1 £0.2.6
Rossa Reid Janet Steenson &
Helen Harrald
2 2 £0.10.0
James Urquhart Taylor Christain Pottenger 1 1 £0.2.6
Ann Urquhart Mantuamaker Janet Petrie 1 1 £0.2.6
James Laughton Smith Jean Peace 1 1 £0.2.6
Alexander Stewart Caldale Margaret Robertson 1 1 £0.2.6
Elizabeth Mckenezie Helen Mouat 1 1 £0.2.6
Ann Blaw Elizabeth Heddle 1 1 £0.2.6
Alexander Fraser Landwaiter Barbara Irvine 1 1 £0.2.6
Janet Traill Elizabeth Leask 1 1 £0.2.6
Rabecca Laing Elspet Laing 1 1 £0.2.6
Margaret Irving Margaret Peace 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Sutherland Isobel Brock 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. John Urquhart Elizabeth Brock 1 1 £0.2.6
John Folster Smith Marjory Lanskail 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Jeamison Shopkeeper Isobel Harcus
Cecelia Groundwater
2 2 £0.10.0
Thomas Balfour Barbara Eunson &
Christian Steevenson
2 2 £0.10.0
Karron Chrystie Cathrin Aiken 1 1 £0.2.6
William Paterson Margaret Groundwater 1 1 £0.2.6
James Erskine Shopkeeper Betty Mouat &
Cathrin Dick
2 2 £0.10.0
John Weir Isobel Tait &
Margaret Mouat
2 2 £1.0.0
John Traill of Westness Isobel Fraser &
Christian Moss
2 2 £0.10.0
Mrs. Balfour Ann Kent 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Alexander Riddoch Barbara Setter 1 1 £0.2.6
Isobella Riddoch Elspet Rendall 1 1 £0.2.6
Hugh Scleter Kathrine Peace 1 1 £0.2.6
Totall 54 3 35 16 £9.12.6
54 1-2 35 16 £9.12.6
1 Batchelor Servant @ £0.5.0 for the year is £0.5.0
2 Batchelor Servants @ £0.10.0 for the year is £1.0.0
35 Servants @ £0.2.6 for the year is £1.7.6
16 Servants @ £0.5.0 for the year is £4.0.0
£9.12.6

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KIRKWALL
[Page] 79

Survey FEMALE-SERVANTS TAX within the Town of Kirkwall
from 5th. April 1786 to 5th. April 1787 By Alexander Fraser Surveyor

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