Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
7 Aug 1787 Burgh of Selkirk
Andrew Henderson Seinr [Senior] Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
James Dun Baker Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
John Laing Writer Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
William Roger Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
George Roger Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
5 5 £0.12.6

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A Survey of the [FEMALE SERVANTS TAX] in the Burgh
of Selkirk from the 5 of April 1787 to the 5 of April 1788 by William Brunton
[Page] 109

5 female Servants at £0.2.6 each, is £0.12.6

I William Brunton Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Care-
full examination of the foregoing Rates & duties I find they amount in whole
to the Sum of £0.12.6 and that upon the fifth day of Novr [November] I Delivered to
John Lang Collector of the Said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact
duplicate of the above accompt duly examined & Compared with the foregoing which
Containd my Oath that Notices were left with the foregoing Inhabitants that they
were to be Charged with the Sums Set against their Several Names
William Brunton

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