Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
16 Jun 1787 William Gardner Mercht [Merchant] Margaret Osburn 1 1 £0.2.6
John Hutchison Mercht [Merchant] 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Crawford Mary Angus 1 1 £0.2.6
Bailie King 1 1 £0.5.0
Mr. Colin Campbell Minr [Minister] Peggy 1 1 £0.2.6
Provost John Mitchell 1 1 £0.5.0
6 2 4 £1.0.0

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FEMALE SERVANTS TAX. in the Burgh of
Renfrew from 5 Apr 1787 to 5 Apr 1788

Proof 2 Batchelors at £0.5.0 – £0.10.0
4 at £0.2.6 – £0.10.0

I David Hutcheson Surveyor aforesaid Do hereby Certify that
upon Carefull Examination of the foregoing Rates and Duties I find
they amount in whole to One pound sterling And that upon the
date hereof I delivered to Mr. James Cross Collector of the said Duties
for the Burgh aforesaid an exact Duplicate of the above Account
duly examined and Compared with the foregoing which Contained
my Oath that notices were left with the several Inhabitants, or at
their dwelling houses of the dates annexed to their respective names
that they were to be Charged with the sums hereby Certified
to be due from them
David Hutcheson
Glasgow 28 Dec [December] 1787

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