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17th Century Tokens : Newcastle in Northumberland

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

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W1: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Mercers' Arms
CHARLES BARKER
R  IN NEWCASTELL
GABRIEL FVLTHORP IN NEWCASTELL
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Charles Barker, son of Francis Barker, of Topcliff Manor, co. York, and Gabriel Fullthorpe, were apprenticed to Alderman Mark Milbank; they were both made free of the Newcastle Mercers' Company in 1660.
W2: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Arms of the Blackett family; on a chevron between three mullets pierced, as many escallops
WILLIAM BLACKETT
R  The Merchant-Adventurers' Arms
MARCHANT IN NEWCASTLE
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W3: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A D
ANTHONY DOBSON A D
R  A D
OF NEWCASTLE A D
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Anthony dobson was the son of a substantial feltmaker of Newcastle. He appears to have been an obstinate man, in frequent trouble with the authorities. He espoused the popular side during the Civil Wars.
W4: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A fleece
IOHN GAVSTELL
R  I I G
IN NEWCASTLE I I G
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W5: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (1660)
O  A castle
WILLIAM HVTCHINSON
R  A merchant's mark, composed of W H and 4
OF NEWCASTLE 1660 W H 4
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William Hutchinson was of the Merchant-Adventurers' Company. In 1688 he was appointed Alderman of Newcastle, with others, by mandamus of James II., to the exclusion of those elected by the burgesses; October 1 he was chosen Mayor, but on November 5 following he was displaced by Nicholas Ridley, elected under the new charter, by which all the liberties of the town were restored. Hutchinson was a Dissenter.
W6: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Arms of the town of Newcastle; three castles, two and one
WILL LONDON IN NEW
R  W L
CASTLE VPON TYNE W L
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He was one of the Protector's "four-and-twenty" for Gateshead.
W7: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (1664)
O  1664
HENRY SLINGER 1664
R  H S
OF NEWCASTLE H S
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W8: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Mercers' Arms
EDWARD SPENCER
R  E P S
IN NEW CASTELL E P S
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W9: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A castle
HENRY TOMPSON
R  H E T
IN NEWCASTELL H E T
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W10: Northumberland, Newcastle (Farthing): (1659)
O  Three figures standing
IOHN THOMAS 59
R  I M T
IN NEWCASTLE 16 I M T
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The Three Indian Kings, on the Quayside. The present name arose from the custom of giving the three kings of Cologne an Eastern or swarthy hue.

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