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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
Laurencekirk Parish
13 Sep 1787 William Cream Vintener Laurencekirk Alexander McHardie Waiter 1 1 £1.5.0
Marrykirk Parish
8 Sep 1787 The Rt. Honble. [Right Honourable] The Earl of Kintore John Balfower
Robert Lee
Gardener
Gamekeeper
2 2 £3.10.0
12 Sep 1787 The Honble. [Honourable] John Master of Arbuthnott at Haltown 2 2 £2.10.0
Totall 4 2 2 £6.0.0
Glenbervie Parish
3 Oct 1787 Mrs. Garioch of Mergay Gardener 1 1 £1.5.0
Parishes Collected
Ecclesgreeg 2 1 2 £3.15.0
Benholm 3 2 3 £6.5.0
Arbuthnott 5 5 £8.15.0
Dunnottar 2 2 £2.10.0
Fetteresso 9 3 6 £12.15.0
MarryCoulter 7 3 1 6 £14.0.0
Upper Banchory 4 1 3 £5.15.0
Strachan 2 2 £2.10.0
Fettercairn 5 5 £8.15.0
Fordown 2 1 2 £3.15.0
Laurencekirk 1 1 £1.5.0
Marrykirk 4 2 2 £6.0.0
Glenbervie 1 1 £1.5.0
Totall 47 7 20 15 12 £77.5.0

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[page 82]
Male Servants Tax
Survey of Kingcardine Shire continued

[Note]
"The Right Honourable The Earl of Kintore with other five Retained by his Lordships at Kintore Accumulating both together they fall to be Charged at £1.15.0 each being in the column of five to Seven"

Proof
20 single Male Servants 1 & 2 of Married & unmarried persons @ £1.5.0 each is £25.0.0
15 single Male Servants 3 & 4 of Married & unmarried persons @ £1.10.0 each is £22.10.0
12 single Male Servants 5 & 7 of Married persons @ £1.15.0 each is £21.0.0
7 single Male Servants of unmarried persons & above the age of 21 years Additional duties @ £1.5.0 each is £8.15.0
Totall £77.5.0

I William Greig Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify, that upon carefull examination of the foregoing duties I find they amount in whole to
Seventy seven pounds, five Shillings Sterling, and that upon the 26th day of January 1788 I delivered Alexander Garden Esqr. Collector of the
duties for the Shire aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above Account as well appears from . . ) duly examined and compared with the
foregoing, which contained my Oath that Notices were left with the Several persons before named, or at their dwelling houses of the dates Annexed to their respective names, requiring them within fourteen days to give in a list of their Male Servants, retained or employed by them
by the fifth day of April 1786 to the fifth day of April 1787, and that the said Account or Survey is made out from the Lists returned to me [&]
from the best information I could procure of the Male Servants of those who neglected or refused to give in a list thereof in terms of the names
left with them as aforesaid
William Greig Surveyor

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