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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 Oldhamstocks Parish
27 Aug 1787 Sir James Hall of Dunglas Peter Murray
John Merton
John Nicol
John King
House servt. [servant]
House servt. [servant]
Coachman
Gardn [Gardiner]
4 4 £6.0.0
Innerwick Parish
Mrs Home of Branston two 2 2 £2.10.0
Robert Hunter of Thurstane James Grant
Thomas Hog
James Barry
footman
footman
Postillion
3 3 £4.10.0
5 2 3 £7.0.0
Spott Parish
28 Aug 1788 Mrs Hay of Spott John Blyth
William Johnston
House servt. [servant]
Livery servt. [servant]
2 2 £2.10.0
Robert Cuningham Bowerhouse Thomas Dodds
James Watt
Gardener
Ch. [Chaise] driver
2 2 £2.10.0
4 4 £5.0.0
Stenton Parish
29 Aug 1788 Mrs Hamilton of Beil five servts. [servants] 5 5 £8.15.0
Mrs Hay of Yester two servts. [servants] 2 2 £2.10.0
7 2 5 £11.5.0
Whittinghame Parish
Alexander Hay of Drummelzier James [Cetden]
William Nisbet
John Craig
George Craig
William Craig
James Cuningham
John Fordy
Peter Hay
James Johnston
Butler
Miss Hays servt. [servant]
Miss Hays servt. [servant]
Porter
Coachman
Postillion
Groom
helper
Gardener
9 9 £18.0.0
9 9 £18.0.0
Garvald Parish
James Hay Esqr. Nunraw James Yellowlee
-- Samday
William Blyth
Alexander Bailie
Butler
Footman
Postillion
Stableboy
4 4 4 £11.0.0
Charles Hay Esqr. of Hopes James Falls
Peter Donaldson
Footman
Gardener
2 2 £2.10.0
6 4 2 4 £13.10.0
Giffordhall Parish
30 Aug 1788 Dr. [Doctor] Innes James Pringle Chaise driver 1 1 £1.5.0
Marquis of Tweedale James Harvey
Alexander Millar
John Binning
Gardener
Footman
Postillion
3 3 3 £8.5.0
Richard Newton of Newton Archibald Hay
James Hamilton
Gardnr. [Gardener]
Gamekeeper
2 2 2 £5.0.0
6 5 3 3 £14.10.0
Bolton Parish
31 Aug 1788 Patrick Lindsay Eaglescairney George Ritchie
Daniel McMillan
Chaise driver
House servt. [servant]
2 2 £2.10.0
Salton Parish
Capt. [Captain] Walker Herdmanston John Clark Groom 1 1 £1.5.0
General Fletcher Saltonhall five servts [servants] 5 5 £8.15.0
6 1 5 £10.0.0
Humbie Parish
1 Sep 1788 Thomas Brown Johnstonburn John Wilson
Alexander Brown
William Begbie
Butler
Groom
Gardr [Gardiner]
3 3 £4.10.0
Carried over 3 3 £4.10.0

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Survey of the MALE-SERVANTS TAX in the County of
East Lothian for the year ending 5 April 1788 by William Johnstone Surveyor

- HADDINGTONSHIRE EAST LOTHIAN [page] 53

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