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17th Century Tokens : Lynn_Regis-01 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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W63: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1668)
O  Legend in three lines across the field, rose mintmark
KINGS LYN / FARTHING / 1668
R  Arms of Lynn; three conger eels' heads erect, in the mouth of each a cross crosslet
[No Legend]
Norfolk-0063_0 Farthing,  Farthing in  of
W64: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1668)
O  Legend in three lines across the field, mintmark a mullet of five points
KINGS LYN / FARTHING / 1668
R  Arms of Lynn; three conger eels' heads erect, in the mouth of each a cross crosslet
[No Legend]
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W65: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1669)
O  Legend in three lines across the field, mintmark a mullet of five points, a smaller coin than 64
KINGS LYN / FARTHING / 1669
R  Arms of Lynn; three conger eels' heads erect, in the mouth of each a cross crosslet
[No Legend]
Norfolk-0065_0 Farthing,  Farthing in  of
W66: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1668)
O  The Coopers' Arms
ROBERT ALLEN IN
R  R M A
LINN COOPER 1668 R M A
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Allen was a wine-cooper and one of the Common Council. He resided in St Margaret's parish, and was rated at £16, and £3 for a cellar in Chequer Ward.

He was buried on the north side of St Margaret's Church, where is a stone with this inscription:

"Here liethy the body of Mr Robert Allen, wine cooper, one of the Common Council of this Borough, who departed this life the 10th day of February 1687, aged 56 years."

W67: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1656)
O  The Apothecaries' Arms
EDWARD BILLINGES
R  E E B
LINN REGIS 1656 E E B
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W68: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1662)
O  The Apothecaries' Arms
EDWARD BILLINGES
R  E E B
LINN REGIS 1662 E E B
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W69: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1666)
O  Head of Charles II
ALEXANDER BINGHAM
R  A B
IN KINGS LYNN [16]66 A B
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In 1673 Bingham was rated for a cellar in Chequer Ward at £1 10s.
W69*: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1668)
O  Head of Charles II
ALEXANDER BINGHAM 68
R  A B
IN KINGS LYNN [16]66 A B
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W70: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (1666)
O  A stocking
IOSEPH BRABEN HOSYER
R  I M B
IN LYNN REGIS 1666 I M B
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In 1673 Joseph Brabant was rated for a house in Paradise Ward at £10. Theophilius Brabourne was a hosier in Norwich in the 11th James I., and John Brabourne in the 3rd of Charles I. They were both apprenticed to Henry Brabourne.
W71: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (1657)
O  W B
IOSEPH BREBON W B
R  E G 1657
IN NORFOLK E G 1657
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It is not quite certain whether this token is correctly placed, as the name of the town does not appear upon it. The meaning of the initials on either side is unknown.
W72: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Arms of the Bridgman family, nine mullets
GYLES BRIDGMAN
R  G S B
IN LYN REGIS G S B
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W73: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1650)
O  G S B
GILES BRIDGMAN G S B
R  G S B
IN LINNE REGIS 1650 G S B
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Giles Bridgman was mayor in 1680, and resided in Stonegate Ward, where he was rated at £ 32, and £2 for a coal-yard. He left £100 to be paid to the widows in the Bede house to augment their weekly pension.

He was churchwarden of St Margaret's in 1667, and Mayor of Lynn in 1679. The date on this token is the earliest of the Norfolk series.

W74: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1654)
O  The Grocers' Arms
HILEARD BROWNE
R  H K B
IN LINN 1654 H K B
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Hillar Brown was fined at the hands of one Captain Brown "for profanely searing seven oaths vij," which was paid to the churchwardens' account.
W75: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
IOHN BROWN IN
R  I B
LYN GROCER I B
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W76: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (Date Unknown)
O  The Bakers' Arms
ROBERT BVLL AT THE BACKRS
R  R B B
ARMS IN LEN R B B
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Bull's house in North End Ward was rated at £6 in 1674
W77: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (1664)
O  The Tallowchandlers' Arms
IOHN CLAY 1664
R  I S C
IN LYN REGES I S C
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He lived in, and was rated at £10, for a house in Trinity Hall Ward.
W78: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1660)
O  E D
IN LATH STREET E D
R  1660
IN LYNNE REGES 1660
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W79: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (1660)
O  1660
IN LATH STREETE 1660
R  E D
IN LYNNE REGES E D
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W80: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Farthing): (1665)
O  The Tallowchandlers' Arms
THOMAS DENMAN
R  T I D
IN LYNN 1665
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W81: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (Date Unknown)
O  The Apothecaries' Arms
ROBERT FRAVNCES
R  R F
IN LYNN REGIS R F
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A stone in St Margaret's Church was inscribed: "M. S. Exuviae Roberti Fauncis, Pharmacopoloe, qui obiit Maij 16, A Aetat ___ Chr., 1686."
W82: Norfolk, Lynn Regis (Uncertain): (1652)
O  The Grocers' Arms
SETH GARRARD IN
R  S M G
LINN GROCER 1652 S M G
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Seth Gerrard, sen., resided in 1674 in the Chequer Ward, and there rated at £18. He also occupied a warehouse and chamber in the North End Ward. Seth Gerrard, jun., was rated at £6 for a house in Chequer Ward, and £4 each for two warehouses.

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