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Poser 390 – poll tax for Largs parish, Ayrshire

This week's poser is the second of two taken from the poll tax records and relates to the parish of Largs in Ayrshire (National Records of Scotland, E70/1/2 page 1).

The poll tax was collected to pay off the debts and arrears of the army and navy in 1694, 1695 and twice in 1698. Payment was graduated at the rate of 6 shillings and upwards according to rank and means. The poor and children under 16 were exempt.

Image of an extract from the poll tax records of Largs parish (National Records of Scotland).

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