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
22 Aug 1789 The Burgh of Selkirk
William Roger in Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
John Lang Writer Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
George Roger Writer Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
Andrew Henderson Junior Writer Selkirk 1 1 £0.5.0
Ebenezer Clerkson Surgeon Selkirk 1 1 £0.5.0
Andrew Henderson Senior Writer Selkirk 1 1 £0.2.6
6 2 4 £1.0.0

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A Survey of the [FEMALE SERVANTS TAX] in the Burgh of
Selkirk from the 5th of Aprile 1789 to the 5th of Aprile 1790
By William Brunton Surveyor

2 Female Servants @ Sh [Shillings] 5/ [£0.5.0] Each is £0.10.0
4 Female Servants @ 2..6 [£0.2.6] Each is £0.10.0
Sum Total £1.0.0

I William Brunton Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon carefull examination of the forgoing
Tax I find they amount in Whole to the Sum of One Pound and that upon the Thirty day of
December I delivered to John Lang Collector of Said dutys for the Burgh Aforesaid a
Copy duly compared which Contained my Oath that Requisitions were left with the forgoing persons that
they were to be charged with Sums Set against their Several Names
William Brunton

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