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
Burgh of Stranraer
17 Nov 1789 Messrs McKie (formerly Mrs. McKee) Helen Gibson 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. William No. [North] Nish Jean Murchie 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. John Ross batch. [bachelor] Elizabeth Harswell
bachelor servant - no name given
1 1 £0.5.0
Rev. [Reverend] Mr. William Drysdale second of min. [minister] B. Janet McGredy
bachelor servant - no name given
1 1 £0.5.0
Capt. [Captain] Gordon Grace Agnew 1 1 £0.2.6
Misses Kennedies Mary Agnew 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Watte Elizabeth McMorlane 1 1 £0.2.6
Misses Pearsons Eleanor Brown 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Clugston (now Collr. [Collector] Clugston) No name given 1 1 £0.2.6
9 2 7 £1.7.6

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Survey of the Female Servants Tax in the Burgh of Stranraer
from the 5th April 1789 to the 5th April 1790 by Anthony MacMillan Surveyor

2 Batch. [bachelor] female Serv. [servants] @ £0.5.0 each is £0.10.0
7 Batch. [bachelor] female Serv. [servants] @ £0.2.6 each is £0.17.6
£1.7.6 Total

I Anthony MacMillan Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon careful
examination of the foregoing several rates and duties I find they amount in whole to
the sum of one Pound seven shillings and six pence Sterling And that upon the
Sixth day of March one thousand seven hundred and Ninety years I delivered to
Mr. Andrew McMaster Collector of the said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an
exact Duplicate of the foregoing which contained my Oath that Requisitions or
notices were delivered of left with the several persons aforesaid, or at their
dwelling houses of the dates annexed to their respective names that
were to be charged with the sums hereby certified to be due from them
Anthony MacMillan

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