Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Children under 14 Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
6 Oct 1789 Burgh of Renfrew
James Burns Janet McDonald 1 1 £0.2.6
Robert Park Elizabeth Risk 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Crawford Mary Angus 1 1 £0.2.6
William Gardner not named 1 1 £0.2.6
John Mitchell not named 1 1 £0.5.0
Total 5 1 4 £0.15.0

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Survey by David Hutcheson, surveyor of Taxes for Renfrewshire
of FEMALE SERVANTS TAX for Burgh of Renfrew
taken in 1789 agreeable to the number kept from 5th April 1788 till 5 April 1789


1 Bachelor Servant £0.5.0
4 com [common] Servant at £0.2.6 £0.10.0
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5 £0.15.0

I David Hutcheson Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that upon carefull examination
of the foregoing rates and duties find they amount in whole to the sum of fifteen
shillings And that this day I delivered to James Cross Collector of
said duties an Exact Duplicate of the same which contained my oath that Notices
were left with the whole foregoing Inhabitants or at their dwelling houses
of the dates aforesaid that they were to be charged with the sums hereby
certifyed to be due from them Sworn at Glasgow this 31 Decem [December] 1789
by David Hutchenson

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