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17th Century Tokens : Cavendish in Suffolk

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

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W87: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (1657)
O  A cock
WILLIAM ALCOCKE
R  W A
OF CAVENDISH 1657 W A
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William Alcocke was named as one of the trustees for the establishment of a free school in Cavendish in 1696 (with a dwelling-house and lands), for fifteen poor children, and binding them as apprentices, by the gift of the then Rector, Rev Thos. Grey, of Cavendish. This charity, which in 1696 was worth about twenty-four pounds annually, has since increased in value more than fourfold.
W88: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (1657)
O  1657
DANIELL CHICKELL 1657
R  D C
IN CAVENDISH 57 D C
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Lands in the occupation of a Mr Chickell, at Pentlow, in Essex, adjoining Cavendish, are also mentioned in the school-deeds referred to above [notes for Token Number 87]. The name of Chickell has continued to the present time at Cavendish.
W91: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A blazing star
THOMAS FVLLER
R  T F
OF CAVENDISH T F
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The name of Edward Fuller also occurs as one of the trustees of Grey's School; he was probably a son of this token-issuer.
W92: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (1664)
O  The sun
IOHN MERRILLS
R  I M
IN CAVENDISH 1664 I M
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W93: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (1663)
O  An oak-tree, with leaves and acorns
IOHN WOODS
R  I M W, mintmark, a flaming star
IN CAVENDISH 1663 I M W
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W94: Suffolk, Cavendish (Farthing): (1665)
O  Three crowns on the royal oak
IOHN WOODS
R  I M W, mintmark, a mullet of five points
IN CAVENDISH 1665 I M W
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This name is still found amongst the inhabitants of Cavendish.

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