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Date Masters & mistresses names & designations Servants names Quality of servants Number of servants Bachelor servants One and two servants Three and four servants Five to seven servants Eight to ten servants Eleven or more servants Duty
1787 Inerlithan Parish
Alexander Horsbrough of that Ilk 3 3 £4.10.0
The Revd [Reverend] Mr Scott 1 1 £1.5.0
4 1 3 £5.15.0
Drumelzier Parish
30 Aug 1787 Sir James Nesmith of Newposso 3 3 £4.10.0
Glenholm Parish
30 Aug 1787 John Loch of Raughan 1 1 £1.5.0
31 Aug 1787 Kilbucha Parish
Capton David Dickson of Hartrie 1 1 £1.5.0
1 Sep 1787 Lintoun Parish
Colinal Hendry Shutlewood Garalfoot 2 2 £2.10.0
Andrew Hamalton of Spitlehaugh a Bachelor 1 1 1 £2.10.0
3 1 3 £5.0.0
1 Sep 1787 Kirkurd Parish
William Lawson of Cairnsmoor 2 2 £2.10.0
Newlands Parish
3 Sep 1787 Adam Kenaday of Romana 2 2 £2.10.0
Sir William Mungumry Magbihill 1 1 £1.5.0
3 3 £3.15.0
Traqair Parish
17 Jul 1787 Lord Haddo of Traqair 10 10 £20.0.0
James Kenaday of Keilzie 2 2 £2.10.0
12 2 10 £22.10.0
24 Aug 1787 Country Part of Peebles Parish
Alexander Stevanson of Smithfield 1 1 1 £2.10.0
21 Aug 1787 Atholstoun Parish
Lord Elibank 8 8 £16.0.0
3 Aug 1787 Maner Parish
James Burnet of Barns 1 1 £1.5.0
Parishes Collected
Drumelzier Parish 3 3 £4.10.0
Glenholm Parish 1 1 £1.5.0
Kilbucha Parish 1 1 £1.5.0
Inerlithan Parish 4 1 3 £5.15.0
Lintoun Parish 3 1 3 £5.0.0
Kirkurd Parish 2 2 £2.10.0
Newlands Parish 3 3 £3.15.0
Traqair Parish 12 2 10 £22.10.0
Country Part of Peebles Parish 1 1 1 £2.10.0
Atholstoun Parish 8 8 £16.0.0
Maner Parish 1 1 £1.5.0
39 2 15 6 18 £66.5.0
Proof
2 Rates at £1.5.0 per Rate is £2.10.0
15 Rates at £1.5.0 per Rate is £18.15.0
6 Rates at £1.10.0 per Rate is £9.0.0
18 Rates at £2.0.0 per Rate is £36.0.0
Sume Total £66.5.0

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A Survey of the MALE SERVANTS TAX. in the Shire of Peebles
from the 5 of April 1787 to the 5 of April 1788 By William Brunton
[Page] 143

I William Brunton Survayor aforsaid do hereby Certify that upon Carefull examination of the forgoing Rates I find they
amount in Wholl to the Sum of £66.5.0 and that upon the 12th day of November I delivered to John Robertson
Colecter of Said Dutys for the Shire aforesaid, ane exact duplicat of the above acount duly examined and Compared
with the forgoing which Contaied my oath that requisitions wer left with the forgoing Gentlemen, and they ar lyable to
pay the Sumes Sett against there Several Names _______________________________________ William Brunton

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