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Stent rolls. Tax records.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: A stent roll is a list of tax due yearly from each of the businesses, tradesmen or other individuals in the burgh. The sums raised helped to pay the supply tax due from the burgh to the crown. Usually in Scotland the stent is based on property values. Source:

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, including bonds and discharges, mainly relating to John Skeyne of Halyards., 1636-1704.

Identifier: Acc.12092/9
Scope and Contents Contains:256. Exchequer receipt to Mr John Skene for the fueduty of the lands and barony of Halzairdis, July 1636, 257. Contract of wodset at Bowdoun 20 December 1639 between Robert Ker called of Mersingtoune, portioner of Bowdoun and Archibald Ruther notary public whereby for £40 Scots Robert Ker wadsets certain lands in Bowdoun to the said Archibald. Witnesses: Adam Hoge servitor to James Wallace, smith in Bowdoun and Nicoll Rem[ield]sone, eldest son to William Rem[ield]sone,...
Dates: 1636-1704.

Letters and papers, mostly concerning the Church of Scotland., 1231-1641.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.8
Scope and Contents The subjects include the case brought by John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, against Robert Wallace; the ‘Second Book of Discipline’; the Act of Revocation; and the protests against the Service-book. Most of the papers concerning the Covenant have been published more than once, and some appeared as contemporary pamphlets.Copy of a charter, 1360, granted by David II to the Bishop of Aberdeen; in Latin (folio 1). - This was printed from Adv.MS.16.1.10 in ‘Registrum episcopatus...
Dates: 1231-1641.

'Manuscript taxt rolls of abbeys.'

Identifier: Adv.MS.17.1.17

Papers concerning the inhabitants of Inverness and Inverness-shire., 1662-1726.

Identifier: MS.2974
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Stent-roll of Inverness imposed on the inhabitants of town and territory, 1662 (folio 1);

(ii) Lists of persons in Inverness and Inverness-shire who gave up arms before 1 November 1716, with values of the arms (folio 5);

(iii) 'A catalogue of druggs belonging to Mr. David Bethun, chirurgeon apothecary att Fowles, 1726' (folio 9).

Dates: 1662-1726.