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
23 Aug 1790 James Colquhoun mr.[merchant] not named 1 1 £0.2.6
Alexander Connell merct. [merchant] not named 1 1 £0.2.6
William Cunningham nailer not named 1 1 £0.2.6
George Swan Surgeon not named 1 1 £0.5.0
William Cook not named 1 1 £0.2.6
Walter Hutcheson baker not named 1 1 £0.2.6
6 1 5 £0.17.6

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Survey of FEMALE SERVANTS TAX in the burgh of
Dumbarton from 5 April 1790 t0 5 April 1791 by
David Hutcheson
[Page] 51

5 @ £0.2.6 is £0.12.6
1 @ £0.5.0 is £0.5.0

I David Hutchison Surveyor aforesaid, do hereby certify that upon carefull
examination of the foregoing several Rates and duties I find they amount in whole
to Seventeen shillings and six pence sterling; and that this day I
delivered to John McAulay Writer in Dumbarton, Collector of the said
duties for the said Burgh, an exact Duplicate of the above accounts; which
contained my oath that notices were left with the whole foregoing Inhabitants
or at their dwelling houses of the dates annexed to their respective names
that they were to be charged with the sums hereby certified to be due from
them _______ David Hutcheson
Sworn at Glasgow
Before me this 20 day}
of December 1790} Andrew Houstoun J:P [Justice of the Peace]

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