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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
Crossmichael
22 Sep 1787 Alexander Gordon of Culvenan George Cameron Gardiner 1 1 £1.5.0
Balmaghie
24 Sep 1787 Walter Sloan Laurie Esqr. Woodhall Alexander Scott
James Goldie
Andrew Dickson
Gardiner
Coachman
3 3 £4.10.0
Tungland
26 Sep 1787 Alexander Gordon of Campbellton Deabank - & pays for a footman at Edr. [Edinburgh] James Manderston Gardiner 1 1 £1.5.0
Girthon
4 Oct 1787 James Murray Esqr. of Broughton William McClure Butler 1 1 £1.5.0
Anworth
8 Oct 1787 David McCulloch Esqr. of Ardwell Christopher Ronaldson Gardiner 1 1 £1.5.0
David Maxwell Esqr. of Cardoness David Mason
John Muir
Gardiner
Postilion
2 2 £2.10.0
3 3 £3.15.0
Kirkmabrek
William Hannay Esqr. Kirkdale Batch. [Batchelor] John Alexander Gamekeeper 1 1 £2.10.0
Minigaff
10 Oct 1787 Patrick Heron Esqr. of Heron Gardiner
Footman
2 2 £2.10.0
Parishes Collected
Kells 1 1 £1.5.0
Balmaclellan 1 1 £1.5.0
Country part of Kircudt. [Kirkcudbright] 8 1 7 £13.10.0
Rerrick 1 1 £1.5.0
Buittle 3 3 £4.10.0
Colvend 1 1 £1.5.0
Kirkbean 2 2 £2.10.0
Troqueer 9 1 6 3 £13.5.0
Kelton 2 2 £2.10.0
Crossmichael 1 1 £1.5.0
Balmaghie 3 3 £4.10.0
Tungland 1 1 £1.5.0
Girthon 1 1 £1.5.0
Anwoth 3 3 £3.15.0
Kirkmabreck 1 1 1 £2.10.0
Minnigaff 2 2 £2.10.0
40 2 24 9 7 £58.5.0

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2
Survey of the MALE SERVANT TAX in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Continued
[Page] 88

Proof
2 Batchelors Servants at £2.10.0 is £5.0.0
22 Servts. [Servants] at £1.5.0 is £27.10.0
9 Servants at £1.10.0 is £13.10.0
7 Servants at £1.15.0 is £12.5.0
Grand Total £58.5.0

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