Diane Baptie Picture by SeeSawPhotos: Gairloch Village and Baosbheinn (Hill of the Wizard), Wester Ross, Scotland.

Tax Records

17th century

  • Hearth Tax (1691)
  • Poll Tax (1694-99)

Several schedules have not survived

18th century

  • Window Tax
  • Farm Horse Tax
  • Cart Tax
  • Shop Tax
  • Carriage Tax
  • Dog Tax
  • Clock and Watch Tax
  • Male and Female Servant Tax

These were levied to finance the army and navy at that time

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