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17th Century Tokens : Glenham_Parva-Hadleigh 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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W130: Suffolk, Glemham Parva (Uncertain): (1665)
O  Legend in field
THOMAS MARCHE OF
R  1665
GLENHAM PARVA 1665
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A long pedigree of the Marche family of Haddenham and the Isle of Ely, and of Wordwell, in Suffolk, is printed in the "Topographer and Genealogist," vol. ii., p. 247.
W131: Suffolk, Glemsford (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The sun in splendour
EDMOND BIGGES IN
R  E M B
GLIMESFORD SVFFOLK E M B
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The Biff family are still inhabitants of Glemsford.

The sun in rays, or in splendour, is part of the Distillers' Arms. "The best drink under the sun" has been and still is to be found inscribed on the signboards of taverns.

W134: Suffolk, Groton (Farthing): (1664)
O  An eagle
MATHEW TEPER
R  M E T
IN GROTON 1664 M E T
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W135: Suffolk, Groton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A fleur-de-lys crowned
IAMES WARWELL
R  I W
OF GROTTEN DRAPER I W
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W137: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (1656)
O  A heart
THOMAS BVMPSTED
R  T A B
OF HADLEIGH 1656 T A B
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W138: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (1665)
O  1665
RICHARD DIPLAK 1665
R  R M D
IN HADLIGH R M D
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W139: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (1655)
O  The Grocers' Arms
ARTHVR GAILE
R  A A G
OF HADLEIGH 1655 A A G
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Some members of this family were clothiers. John Gaell was the first Mayor of Hadleigh in 1618, and again in 1628. His wife, Sarah, died in 1630, and a singular monument exists in Hadleigh Church to her memory. Others of the family are frequently named in the history of the town. Several monuments exist to the memories of the Gaells in Hadleigh Church.
W140: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Uncertain): (1664)
O  1664 and the Apothecaries' Arms
ARTHVR GALE 1664
R  A A G
IN HADLEIGH A A G
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W141: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
NATHANIELL GOLDING
R  N A G
OF HADLY GROSER N A G
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The Goldings are curriers in the High Street, Hadleigh, at the present time.
W142: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (1667)
O  The Apothecaries' Arms
THOMAS MARTIN
R  T S M
OF HADLEIGH 1667 T S M
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The Martin Family of Hadleigh have memorial tablets existing in the parish church of Whatfield, Suffolk. The registers of Hadleigh give us the baptism of Thos. Martin, Feburary 3, 1638/9, the baptism of the children of Thomas and Susannah Martin, and the wife's burial, Susannah, is recorded, June 21, 1675.
W143: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Grocers' Arms
SIMEON MOISE OF
R  SVFFOLK
HADLY GROCER IN SVFFOLK
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W144: Suffolk, Hadleigh (Farthing): (1664)
O  A man making candles
RICHARD RAND
R  R R
IN HADLEIGH 1664 R R
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The Rand family still exist here.

The family names of Gaell, Golding, Martin, Moyse, and Rand appear in 1701 as inhabitants subscribing money to regain the charter for the borough, which had been surrendered in 1687, but it has never again been granted.

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