Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
7 [Dec] 1787 Mr. David Ross Clerk Batchelor House Maid 1 1 £0.5.0
Mr. Alexander Morison Mercht [Merchant] Batchelor House Maid 1 1 £0.5.0
Mr. Benjamin Ross Batchelor House Maid 1 1 £0.5.0
Mrs. Reid House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Munro Mr, Josephs relict House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Baillie George Miller House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Henny Sutherland House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. [Suttor] Sheriff Clerk House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. William Gilchrist Plasterer House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
Hugh McFarquahar [Surgeon] House Maid 1 1 £0.2.6
10 3 7 £1.12.6

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[Page] 117 TAIN

A Survey of the Rates and Duties on Female Servants Arisen in the Burgh of Tain
from5 April [1]787 to 5th April [1]788
by Hugh McFarquahar Surveyor

10 Servants
3 @ £0.5.0 is £0.15.0
7 @ £0.2.6 is £0.17.6
£1.12.6 Total

I Hugh MacFarquhar Surveyor Aforesaid do hereby certify that upon Carefull examination of the
foregoing Rates and duties, I find they Amount in whole to One pound Twelve Shillings & Sixpence,
and that upon the Seventeenth day of December Crrt [Current] I delivered to Mr. Alexander Morison
present Treasurer & Collector of said Duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact Duplicate of
the above Acct [Account] duly examined & compared with the foregoing, Which contained my Oath that
the above list contained the number of servants returned to me were kept or employed by the
different Masters or Mistress's According to the best of my knowledge or information
Tain 22nd Decr. [December] [1]787
Hugh McFarquahar Surveyor

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