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Poser 300 - Hearth Tax for Argyll, 1694

This week's poser is a passage from the Hearth Tax records for Argyll, 1694 (National Records of Scotland reference E69/3/1 page 6). This page is from the entry for the area around the head of Loch Long, to the west of Loch Lomond.

Watch out for the use of Nc for a feminine patronym and the curl above each u to indicate that the letter is a u not an n.


Passage from the Hearth Tax records for Argyll, 1694 (National Records of Scotland reference E69/3/1 page 6).

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This week's question: whose was the only building in this extract to have more than one hearth, and what are the names of the father and son listed?

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17th century alphabet
Letter u
Letter n

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