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17th Century Tokens : Cambridge-04 in Cambridgeshire

W Numbers refer to Williamson's  Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales and Ireland, (1891)

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W48: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1667)
O  "Two tobacco-pipes lying transversely upon a grate" (Bowtell), or, Two pipes and a tobacco-roll; no inner circle, mullet for a mintmark
FRANCIS HAMPSON
R  1667, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE [rose] 1667
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W49: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1660)
O  R C H
ROBERT HARWOOD R C H
R  R C H, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE 1660 R C H
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Cole gives the name as Richard Harwood.
W50: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
IAMES HAWKE [rose]
R  I M H, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDG I M H
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W51: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1667)
O  The Grocers' Arms
IAMES HAWKE
R  I M H, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDG 1667 I M H
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W52: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1666)
O  A shield of arms
IOSEPH HEATH OF
R  I H H, mullet for a mintmark
CAMBRIDGE 1666 I H H
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Joseph Heath was appointed common councilman by the new charter of 1685 (Cooper, Ann., iii. 603).

The arms are per chevron, in chief two mullets, in base a heathcock.

W53: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A boot
RICHARD HODGKINE
R  R B H
IN CASTLE STREET R B H
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This was dug up in the Castle yard at Cambridge in 1802, according to Bowtell (Babington). Boyne gives it to Castle Street, Southwark.
W54: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  E [rose] H
ELIZABETH HOGHTON E[rose] H
R  E [rose] H, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE E [rose] H
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W55: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A broche of 5 candles; no inner circle
EDWARD IENNINGS
R  E I, mullet for a mintmark
OF CAMBRIDGE E I
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W57: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1669)
O  A hart or unicorn
STEPHEN IOHNSON OF
R  S A I, rose of six leaves for a mintmark
CAMBRIDG 1669 S A I
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W60: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1665)
O  A pot of lilies
SAMVELL LONG AT THE
R  S L / 1665, mullet for a mintmark
LILLY POT IN CAMBRIDGE S L / 1665
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W62: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A broche of 5 candles
CHRISTOFER MAIES
R  C M, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDGE C M
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"Christopher Mayes was elected alderman in 1655, but refused the office. He was displaced from being councilman in 1662" (Cooper, Ann., iii. 463, 503). He lived in St. Sepulchre's Parish.
W64: Cambridgeshire, Cambridge (Farthing): (1658)
O  A mitre; no inner circle
OWEN MAYFIELD
R  O S M, mullet for a mintmark
IN CAMBRIDG 1658 O S M
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"Owen Mayfield was a vintner, and lived at the Mitre Inn (see No. 32). He was mayor in 1672. He died in 1686, aged 59 years, and was buried in St. Edward's Church, Cambridge" (Blomefield, Collect., 82). "His will is in MS. Baker, xxxvii., p. 451 ff." (Cooper, Ann., iii. 515, 517).

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