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
20 Jun 1790 Dr. [Doctor] Thomas Gellis 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. John Smith junr. [junior] 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. Gellis senr. [senior] 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. Gellis junr. [junior] 1 1 £0.2.6
John Spence Esqr. 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. John Smith mert. [merchant] 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. James Smith mert. [merchant] 1 1 £0.2.6
The Rev. [Reverend] Mr. Bruce 1 1 £0.2.6
Mrs. Turnbul 1 1 £0.2.6
Dr. [Doctor] Tytler 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. Alexander Ritchie 1 1 £0.2.6
11 11 £1.7.6

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A Survey of the rates and Duties on Female Servants arisen in the Burgh of Brechin
for one year from the 5th April 1790 to the 5th April 1791 by Daniel Ross Surveyor

I Daniel Ross Surveyor aforesaid as hereby Certify that upon Careful Examination
I find the foregoing duties Amount to one pound seven sh: [shillings] and sixpence Sterg. [Sterling]and that
upon the -- day of -- I delivered to Mr. Alexander Vallontyne Collector of the said duties
for the Burgh aforesaid an exact duplicate of this Account which Contained my
Oath that the proceeding inhabitants were duly served with Requisitions of
The dates aforsaid and that they were to be Charged Confirmable to their
Several returns to me from the Best information I Could procure
Daniel Ross Surveyor at Dundee 5th Jany. [January] 1791

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