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Falkland accounts of the Master of Works, 1532-1540, 1616-1640

General notes on wages drawn from work accounts

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INPUT 2 2 Y  

 Falkland Wages; 1532-1540 (gaps), 1616-1640

 From: Paton, H.M., Accounts of the Master of Works, vol. 1, 
       1529-1615 (Edinburgh, 1957), and Imrie, J. & Dunbar, J.G.,
       Accounts of the Master of Works, vol. 2, 1616-1649 
       (Edinburgh, 1982)

 This file contains;

 1 - Workmens' daily wages; 1532,37-40 & 1616-40
 2 - Masons' daily wages; 1537-40 & 1629
 3 - Quarriours' daily wages; 1537-40 & 1628-29
 4 - Sawers' daily wages; 1538-39 & 1628-29
 5 - Slaters' daily wages; 1538 & 1628-29
 6 - Wrights' daily wages; 1538-39 & 1628-29

Note: There is great variation in the rates given for
      all but workmen throughout these accounts.

FORMAT
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,2X,A1,I3)
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,8X,A1,I3)
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,14X,A1,I3)
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,20X,A1,I3)
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,26X,A1,I3)
1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 (I4,1X,A1,32X,A1,I3)
STOP
Year s  Work- Mason Quar- Saw-  Slat- Wrights
     /  mens  wage  riour ers   ers   wage
     w  wage        wage  wage  wage
DATA
1532 W
1532 S    12
1537 W          24
1537 S    10        * 16
1538 W    10    24  * 16
1538 S    10    28          36    36    28
1539 W     8    20  * 16
1539 S    10    24  * 28    26          28
1540 W    10  * 24  * 22                20
1540 S    10  * 28  * 22                20
1616 W
1616 S    80
1617 W
1617 S    80
1618 W
1618 S    80
1619 W    
1619 S    80
1620 W
1620 S    80
1621 W
1621 S    80
1622 W
1622 S    80
1623 W
1623 S    80
1624 W   
1624 S    80
1625 W
1625 S    80
1626 W
1626 S    80
1627 W
1627 S    80
1628 W
1628 S    80         133   107   133  *160
1629 W
1629 S    80   160   133   107   160   160
1630 W
1630 S    80
1631 W
1631 S    80
1632 W
1632 S    80
1633 W
1633 S    80
1634 W
1634 S    80
1635 W
1635 S    80
1636 W  
1636 S    80
1637 W
1637 S    80
1638 W    
1638 S    80
1639 W
1639 S    80
1640 W
1640 S    80
9999

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