E326/6/8/95

Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
2 Sep 1786 Town of Nairn
Mrs Brodie 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Wedderburn 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr King Excise Officer 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Alexander Inglis 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Helen McKenzie 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Hay Writer 1 1 £0.5.0
Captain John Fraser 1 1 £0.2.6
Walter Dollas 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Kitchen 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Rose Holme Margaret Rose 1 1 £0.2.6
Alexander Munro Alc [Alcohol] Seller 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Falconer [Jce] Isobel Sennin 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Bridges Ann McBain 1 1 £0.2.6
Nathaniel Craigie 1 1 £0.2.6
William Ralph Isobel Grant 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Dunbar Minister Margaret Sherar 1 1 £0.2.6
Samuel Falconer Esqr Janet Miln 1 1 £0.2.6
Doctor Forbes 1 1 £0.2.6
James Wilson 1 1 £0.2.6
John Smith 1 1 £0.2.6
Colin McArthur 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas McLaren Vintner 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs Grace Grant 1 1 £0.2.6
23 1 22 3.0.0

Transcribe other information

NAIRN 95
Survey of the FEMALE SERVANTS TAX. aRIsen in the Town
of Nairn from the 5 Day of April 1786 to the 5 Day of April 1787 By Patrick Donaldson Surveyor

Prooff
1 Bachelors Servant at 2/6 [£0.2.6] over and above Duty for a year £0.2.6
23 Servants at 2/6 [£0.2.6] each is £2.17.6
£3.0.0 £3.0.0

I Patrick McDonald Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Careful Examination
the forgoing several Rates and Duties I find they amount in whole to Three Pounds Sterling
and That I Delivered to David Flinlock Collector of said Duties in the Town of Nairn upon the
9 Day of December 1786 an Exact Duplicate of the above account duly Examined and Com
pared which contained my Oath that Notices left with the whole Inhabitants or at
dwelling House of the Dates foresaid In order they might make a Report of the
Greatest Number of Female Servants Employed by them for the period therein menti
oned which they Did in Substance as above [Signed] Patrick McDonald Surveyor
Sworn before ano at Forres this 11 Day of January 1787 Alexander Grant Esq

Transcriber's notes

Mrs Falconer - unable to trancribe [Jce]

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.

Bizzy- Moderator, MKJohn

We're working hard to make our services better for you. While we're doing some essential maintenance, this website – or parts of it – might be intermittently unavailable at times between Monday 18 – Monday 25 November. Thank you for your patience.