Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
25 Sep 1787 Mrs Christie One Maid Servant 1 1 £0.2.6
John Barclay Jean Norice 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr Robert Croll Minr. [Minister] Helen Price 1 1 £0.2.6
Totall 3 3 £0.7.6

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A Survey of the Rates and Duties on Female Servants arisen in the Burgh of Bervie for one Year
commencing the 5th day of April 1787 and ending the 5th of April 1788 by Daniel Ross Surveyor

I Daniel Ross, Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon carefull examination of the foregoing
Rates and Duties they amount in whole to Seven Shillings and Six pence Sterling, and I do make
Oath that Nottices were left with the Several Person before named or at there dwelling houses
of the respective dates aforesaid, requiring them to give in a list of the Servants named or
employed by them from the 5th of April 1787 to the 5th day of April 1788, and that the
foregoing Survey is made out from the List returned to me, and from the best information
I could procure of the Female Servants of those who neglected or Refused to return a list
thereof in terms of the Nottices left with them as aforesaid.
Daniel Ross, Surveyor
At Dundee the 7th day of Novr. [November] 1787
Sworn before John Guild, Baillie

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