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Tait's Directory p11

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Tait's Directory p11

The first Glasgow directory was published in 1783 by John Tait. This image is taken from a facsimile reprint published in 1871 by Robert Forrester.

Page 11 lists officers of excise and begins a list of physicians. In the 18th century, Excise officers were responsible for the collection of duties on all manner of goods, including beer, salt and windows.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 914.14351

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Custom house officers, directories, excisemen, family history, genealogy, John Tait's Directory, physicians



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