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17th Century Tokens : Carlton-Diss in Norfolk

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

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W18: Norfolk, Carlton (Uncertain): (1668)
O  A cock
IOHN HANCOCKE AT THE
R  A cock
IN CARLTON 1668
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Carlton is a very common name. As there are four Carltons in Norfolk, this token probably belongs here.
W19: Norfolk, Cley-Next-the-Sea (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An anchor with cable attached
CLAYE IN FARTHING
R  A horse-shoe
HOVLT HONDRED
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W21: Norfolk, Cley-Next-the-Sea (Uncertain): (Date Unknown)
O  St George and the dragon
IOHN WILCH AT THE
R  I W
GEORGE IN CLAY I W
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The sign of the George is still to be found here [1891]
W22: Norfolk, Creake, South (Uncertain): (1667)
O  A jug
WILL SWALLOW 1667
R  W S
SOVTH CREAKE IN NORFOLK W S
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This token was found in pulling down old cottages at Sharrington, near Holt

The following is extracted from the parish registers:

"1669, October 25. Sarah Swallow was buried. The affidavit, according to the Act of Parliament, for burying in Wollen upon the account of Sarah Swallow given to me October 31, 1669.

"August 17. William Swallow was buried. The affidavit, etc, etc, given to me August, 1680.

"John Cleaver, Vicar of South Creak" Signed at the bottom of the page for all entries.

W23: Norfolk, Cromer (Uncertain): (1665)
O  A horse trotting
RICHARD BEANEY
R  R A B
OF CROMER 1665 R A B
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Probably Richard Beaney is a misreading of Bennet
W24: Norfolk, Cromer (Uncertain): (1665)
O  A lion rampant
RICHARD BENNET
R  R A B
OF CROMER 1665 R A B
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The Lion is still one of the principal inns. [1891]

The Cromer registers commence in 1689. In 1692:

"Guielmus filus Richard Bennet et Elzt" was baptized. Other children of Richard and Elizabeth Bennet were baptized later on.

W25: Norfolk, Cromer (Uncertain): (Date Unknown)
O  A lion rampant
ROBERT DRAKE AT CROMER
R  R D
IN NORFOLK R D
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W26: Norfolk, Cromer (Uncertain): (1666)
O  A tree
MARGRET MANGLE
R  M M C
OF CROMER 1666 M M C
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W27: Norfolk, Diss (Farthing): (1669)
O  Legend in three lines across the field
A DISS / FARTHING / 1669
R  Arms, wavy; crest, an anchor
[No Legend]
Norfolk-0027_0 Farthing,  Farthing in  of
W28: Norfolk, Diss (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Ironmongers' Arms
THOMAS BVRTON OF
R  T B
DISS IN NORFELKE T B
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W28*: Norfolk, Diss (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Ironmongers' Arms (large letters in legend)
THOMAS BVRTON OF
R  T B
DISS IN NORFELKE T B
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