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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
16 Jun 1787 Renfrew Parish
Archibald Speirs of Elderslie not named or ment[mentioned] in return 4 4 4 £11.0.0
Trustees of Alexander Speirs, [Inch] Alexander Rainie Gardner 1 1 £1.05.0
George Oswald of Scotston Thomas Stevenson
Robert Lawson
James Collie
House serv[servant]
Gardner
Postillion
3 3 £4.10.0
George Buchanan Renfield George Anderson
Hamilton Crauford
House serv[servant]
driver
2 2 £2.10
Andrew Houstoun of Jordanhill James Douglas
James Robertson
William Dobbie
John Wallace
Butler
House serv[servant]
Postilion
Gardner
4 4 £6.0.0
14 4 3 11 £25.05.0
15 Oct 1787 Cathcart Parish
Francis St. Crauford Langside Andrew Mcfarlane
Duncan McKenzie
House serv[servant]
Driver
2 2 2 £5.0.0
Eastwood Parish
15 Oct 1787 John Shaw Stewart Pollock Samuel Jaffrey
William Veitch
Neil
Valet
Butler
Footman
3 3 £4.10.0
Mrs Montgomery Auldhouse Allan Cameron Footman 1 1 £1.05.0
4 1 3 £5.15.0
Mairns Parish
17 Oct 1787 Mrs Barclay Caplerig J Semple
George Reid
Ho. Servt. [House Servant]
driver
2 2 £2.10.0
Miss Pollock of Pollock Nicol McNicol
Colin Bryce
James Cook
Ho. Servt. [House Servant]
driver
Gardner
3 3 £4.10.0
5 2 3 £7.0.0
Neilston Parish
18 Oct 1787 Gavin Ralston of Arthurlie Alexander Ritchie House Ser[Servant] 1 1 £1.05.0
Lochwinnoch Parish
19 Oct 1787 William McDowall Esq Castle Semple not mentioned in return 10 10 10 £32.10

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Survey of Male Servants Tax in the County of
Renfrew from 5 April 1787 to 5 April 1788 by David Hutcheson Surveyor
[Page] 159

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