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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
6 -- 1787 Galashiels Parish
Hugh Scott of Gala Gardener 1 1 £1.5.0
Part of Stow Parish
6 -- 1787 James Pringle of Torwoodlee 4 4 £6.0.0
Part of Askirk Parish
Charles Riddal Esqr. Sinton Batchr. [Bachelor] 1 1 1 £2.10.0
12 Jun 1787 Part of Roberton Parish
John Elliot of Borthwickbrae 2 2 £2.10.0
Country part of Selkirk
John Pringle of Hainin Batch. [Bachelor] 6 6 6 £18.0.0
Andrew Plumer Midlestead 3 3 £4.10.0
The Duke of Buccleugh Gamekeeper 1 1 £3.0.0
10 6 3 6 1 £25.10.0
Parishes Collected
Galashiels Parish 1 1 £1.5.0
Part of Stow Parish 4 4 £6.0.0
Part of Askirk Parish 1 1 1 £2.10.0
Part of Roberton Parish 2 2 £2.10.0
Country part of Selkirk Parish 10 6 3 6 1 £25.10.0
18 7 4 7 6 1 £37.15.0

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A Survey of the MALE-SERVANTS TAX in the Shire of
Selkirk from the 5 of April 1787 to the 5 of April 1788 by W. Brunton
[Page] 171

Proof.
7 Servants at £1.5.0 each is £8.15.0
4 Servants at £1.5.0 each is £5.10.0
7 Servants at £1.10.0 each is £10.10.0
6 Servants at £1.15.0 each is £10.10.0
1 Servant at £3.0.0 each is £3.0.0
£37.15.0

I William Brunton Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Careful
examination of the foregoing Rates & duties I find they Amount to £37.15.0 and
that upon the 31 day of Octbr. [October] I delivered to John Scott Collector of Said duties
for the Burgh aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above duty examined and Compared
with the foregoing which Contained my Oath that Notices were left with the Several
Inhabitants that they were to be Charged with the Sums Set against their Several
Names. William Brunton

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