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Scottish Economic History Database

Gordon castle day-labourers' wages, 1724-1777

General notes on wages drawn from work accounts

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 Gordon Castle day-labourers' wages, 1724-1777
      (North-west Banffshire near Fochabers)

 From: 1735-1739; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/379
       1748-1749; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/380
       1753-1764; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/381
       1753-1764; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/382
       1764-1765; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/383
       1769-1774; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/384
       1775-1777; Scottish Record Office; GD 44/51/385

 This file contains one series only;

 1 - Gordon Castle day-labourers' wages; 1735-77 

 Note: These wages are from actual accounts and, as described in 
       chapter 8 of Gibson & Smout, Prices, food and wages in 
       Scotland, 1550 - 1780 (CUP, 1994), the series attempt to 
       portray the 'going rate' for each occupation.

FORMAT
1 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,2X,I2,1X,I1)
STOP
Year  Labourers
      s. d.
DATA
1724   5 0
1725   5 0
1726   5 0
1727   5 0
1728   5 0
1735   5 0
1736   5 0
1737   5 0
1739   6 0
1740   6 0
1741   6 0
1742   5 0
1744   6 0
1747   5 0
1748   5 0
1749   5 0
1753   5 0
1754   5 0
1755   5 0
1756   5 0
1757   6 0
1758   6 0
1759   6 0
1760   6 0
1761   6 0
1762   6 0
1763   6 0
1764   6 0
1765   6 0
1769   8 0
1770   8 0
1774   9 0
1775  10 0
1776   8 0
1777   7 0
9999

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