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17th Century Tokens : Basingtoke in Hampshire

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

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W31: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (1669)
O  A lion rampant
HENRY BARFFOOT
R  H S B
BASINGSTOAKE 1669 H S B
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This issuer was mayor in 1679, 1680, and 1696, and churchwarden in 1670.
W32: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A rabbit
ROBERT BLVNDEN
R  R K B
IN BASINGSTOKE R K B
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The Blundens were a wealthy and independent family in the town in the seventeenth century. Several of the name repeatedly held the office of mayor, and one of the same name as the issuer in 1706, 1721, and 1731.
W33: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (1652)
O  A bird
IOHN COLEMAN THE ELDER
R  I I C
OF BASSINGSTONE 1652 I I C
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W34: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (1652)
O  A bird
IOHN COLEMAN THE ELDER
R  I I C
OF BASSING STOKE 1652 I I C
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Henry Barffoot (See No. 31) and John Coleman were joint churchwardens of St Michael's, Basingstoke, in 1670, and their names appear in that capacity on the new tenor bell. John coleman was mayor 1655, 1665, 1673, and 1680, and was buried at Basingstoke 25th March, 1681.
W35: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Tallowchandlers' Arms
SAMUEL KICHENER
R  S M K
OF BASINGSTOKE S M K
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W37: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An angel holding a scroll
BARNARD REEVE
R  B M R
OF BASINGSTOKE B M R
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W38: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An angel holding a scroll
BARNARD REVE
R  B M R
OF BASING STOKE B M R
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W39: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An angel with arms across its breast
BARNARD REVE
R  B M R
IN BAZINGSTOKE B M R
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Barnard Reve was one of the wardens of the Guild of the Holy Ghost in 1653(?) The Angel Inn still exists in the town.
W41: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (1670)
O  A bust?
IOHN TRIMMER OF
R  I M T
BASINGSTOAKE 1670 I M T
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W42: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A man making candles
IOHN WATTS IVNOR
R  I M W
OF BASINGSTOCK I M W
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W43: Hampshire, Basingtoke (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A mortar and pestle
GEORGE WHITE
R  G W
IN BASINGSTOAKE G W
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John White, apothecary, son of Hugh White, apothecary, died 1st October, 1736, aged 81, and is buried at Basingstoke. The issuer was probably of the same family.

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