Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
27 Aug 1787 The Burgh Of Peebles
Francis Russal in Peebles 1 1 £0.2.6
The Revd. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] Dalgleish 1 1 £0.2.6
Walter Ritchie Vintner 1 1 £0.2.6
Thomas Alexander 1 1 £0.2.6
Dougal Campbell Esq. 1 1 £0.2.6
5 5 £0.12.6

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[Page] 87 PEEBLES

A Survey of the FEMALE SERVANTS TAX in the Burgh
of Peebles from the 5 of April 1787 to 1788

I William Brunton Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that
upon Carefull examination of the foregoing Rates & duties I find they
amount to £0.12.6 and that upon the 12 day of Novr. [November] I Delivered
to John Hislop Collector of the Said duties for the Burgh aforesaid
an exact duplicate of the above duly examined & Compared with
the foregoing which Containd my Oath that Notices were left with
the Several Inhabitants that they were to be Charged with the
Sums set against their Several Names
William Brunton

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