Wages

Year Place Weekly Wages Corresponding Weekly
Wages in England
In Scottish Money Approx. Equivalent in Sterling
1501 Edinburgh 9s., 10s. 2s. 3d., 2s. 6d. 3s.
1510 Dunkeld 6s. 2s. 6d. 3s.
1515 Dunkeld 10s. 2s. 6d. 3s.
1529-30 Edinburgh 10s.,14s.,15s. 2s. 6d., 2s. 6d., 3s. 9d. 3s.
1534-35 Linlithgow 12s., 14s., 16s. 3s., 3s. 6d., 4s. 3s. 6d.
1535-36 Edinburgh 12s., 13s., 14s., 15s. 3s., 3s. 3d., 3s. 6d., 3s. 9d. 3s. 6d.
1537-38 Falkland 10s 2s. 6d., 3s., 3s. 6d. 3s. 6d.
1541-42 Ayr 12s. to 20s. 3s. to 5s. 3s. 6d.
1545-46 Edinburgh 16s. 4s. 3s. 6d.
1552-53 Edinburgh 18s. 4s. 6d. 5s.
1553-54 Edinburgh 18s., 20s. 4s. 6d., 5s. 5s.
1554-55 Edinburgh 17s., 18s., 20s. 4s. 3d., 4s. 6d., 5s. 5s.
1555-56 Edinburgh 18s., 20s. 4s. 6d., 5s. 5s.
1591-92 Ayr 36s. 8d. to 52s.  4s. 7d. to 6s. 6d. 6s.
1594-95 Ayr 60s. 6s. 6s.
1596 Edinburgh 50s. 5s. 6s.
1598-99 Ayr 56s. 8d. 5s. 8d. 6s.
1599 Edinburgh 67s. 6s. 7d. 6s.
1600-01 Ayr 56s. 8d., 60s. 5s. 8d., 6s. 6s.
1613 Edinburgh 60s. 5s. 6s.
1615 Edinburgh 72s. 6s. 6s.
1616 Edinburgh 72s., 80s. 6s., 6s. 8d. 6s.
1617 Edinburgh 72s. 6s. 6s.
1617-18 Edinburgh 72s., 86s. 8d. 6s., 7s. 3d. 6s.
1626 Edinburgh 72s. 6s. 7s.
1628 Linlithgow 72s. 6s. 7s.
1637-38 Edinburgh 72s., 80s. 6s., 6s. 8d. 7s.
1639 Edinburgh 84s. 6s. 8d. 7s.
1666 Panmure House 100s., 106s. 8d. 8s. 4d., 8s. 10d. 9s.