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17th Century Tokens : Saxmundham-South_Yarmouth 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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W285: Suffolk, Saxmundham (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Arms; on a shield, two chevrons
THOMAS KNIGHTS
R  T E K
OF SAXMVNDHAM T E K
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W288: Suffolk, Saxmundham (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Drapers' Arms
NICHOLAS SHEPHERD
R  N M S
IN SAXMVNDHAM DRAPR N M S
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W289: Suffolk, Saxmundham (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Drapers' Arms, not in a shield
NICHOLAS SHEPHERD
R  N M S
IN SAXMVNDHAM DRAPER N M S
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W290: Suffolk, Saxmundham (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  The Drapers' Arms, in a shield
NICHOLAS SHEPHERD
R  N M S
IN SAXMVNDHAM DRAPER N M S
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W291: Suffolk, Sibton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Crossed keys
PHILLIP THORNE
R  P T
OF SIBTON GROCER P T
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The crossed keys are the symbol of St Peter, who is the especial patron of fishermen and fishmongers. The keys form part of the ensigns of the Fismongers' Company

South Town and South Yarmouth

South Town, Little Yarmouth, and South Yarmouth are all in the parish of Gor[?]ton, which is in Suffolk, although, by the late Acts of Parliament, they are all included for Parliamentary and municipal purposes in the borough of Great or North Yarmouth, in Norfolk.
W292: Suffolk, South Town and South Yarmouth (Farthing): (1668)
O  The Cordwainers' Arms
RICHARD BVRTON
R  R B
OF SOVTH 1668 R B
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Many of the Burton family are interred in the Church of St Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, the dates varying from 1659 to 1793, and some as late as 1841.

Burton is a name yet remaining in the town.

W293: Suffolk, South Town and South Yarmouth (Farthing): (1668)
O  The Mercers' Arms
SAMVELL THOROLD
R  S T
IN SOVTH 1668 S T
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The Thorolds we cannot associate with Yarmouth, but the name is found in Suffolk. An essay on "Coat Armour," by J Thorold, was printed at Yarmouth. Tharrold also occurs as a token-issuer at Norwich.

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