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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 Belly Parish
Duke of Gordon Footman etc 22 22 £66.0.0
Rathven Parish
Mrs Gordon, Litchieston House Servant 1 1 £1.5.0
John Gordon, Cairnfield Footman 1 1 £1.5.0
James Gordon, Esq Letterfune Driver 1 1 1 £2.10.0
Alexander Gordon Esq, Cairnbanna Butler 1 1 £1.5.0
Andrew Hay Esq, Ranas Driver 1 1 1 £2.10.0
5 2 5 £8.15.0
Fordyce Parish
Alexander Robertson, Craigmill Butler 1 1 £1. 5.0
Falconer Esq of Durn Driver 1 1 £1 .5.0
2 2 £2.10.0
Banff Parish
Earl Fife, Duff House Footmen etc 11 11 £33.0.0
Gamrie Parish
Lord Gardenston, Troup Butlers Etc. 4 4 4 £11.0.0
Forglen Parish
Lady Banff, Forglen Footmen Etc. 3 3 £4.10.0
Capt. [Captain] Hay, Haymount Gardener & Driver 2 2 £2. 10.0
5 2 3 £7.0.0
Rothiemay Parish
Countess Dowager of Fife Footmen 4 4 £6.0.0
Honble. [Honourable] Arthur Duff Footmen 2 2 2 £5.0.0
6 2 2 4 £11.0.0
Marnoch Parish
Miss Gordon, Achintoul House Servant 1 1 £1.5.0
James Gordon Esq, Ardmellie Footmen 2 2 £2.10.0
3 3 £3.15.0
Parishes Collected
Belly Parish 22 22 £66.0.0
Rathven 5 2 5 £8.15.0
Fordyce 2 2 £2.10.0
Banff 11 11 £33.0.0
Gamrie 4 4 4 £11.0.0
Forglen 5 2 3 £7.0.0
Rothiemay 6 2 2 4 £11.0.0
Marnoch 3 3 £3. 15.0
58 8 14 11 33 £143.0.0

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BANFF
Survey of the MALE SERVANTS TAX Arisen within the County of
Banff ffrom 5th April 1787 to 5th April 1788 by Patrick McDonald Surveyor [Page] 25

Proof
8 Batchelor's Servants @ 25/s [£1.5.0] each Over and above duty is £10. 0.0
14 Servants @ 25/s [£1.5.0] each over and above duty is £17.10.0
11 Servants @ 30/s £1.10.0] each over and above duty is £16.10.0
33 Servants @ £3.0.0 each over and above duty is £99.10.0
£143.0.0
John McDonald Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify upon carefull examination of the foregoing several Rates and Duties on Male
Servants, I find they Amount to One hundred and forty three Pounds Sterling and that upon the Twelfth day of November Currt. [Current]. I
delivered to John Reid Collector of said Duties for the County of Banff an exact Duplicate of the above Acct. [Account] duly examined and
compared with the forgoing, which contained my Oath that the several Inhabitants were duly served with Requisitions of
dates annexed to their respective names and that the assessments are made up from the lists and answers now in
my possession.
John McDonald
Surveyor
Sworn before me at Fores the 10th Nov [November] 1787
J. McDonald Surveyor
Alexander Grant J.P. [Justice of the Peace.]

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