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17th Century Tokens : Southwold-Stoke_by_Nayland 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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W295: Suffolk, Southwold (Farthing): (1666)
O  The Bakers' Arms
IVDETH LVSCOE
R  The Brewers' Arms
OF SOVTHOVLD 1666
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W297: Suffolk, Southwold (Farthing): (1663)
O  D M M
DANIELL MORE IN D M M
R  D M M 1663
SOVTHWALD GROCER D M M 1663
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Daniel More's name appears in the list of Bailiffs of Southwold in 1671, 1690, and 1700.
W298: Suffolk, Southwold (Farthing): (1652)
O  The Grocers' Arms
THOMAS POSTLE
R  A heart, T P, small crescent and star
IN SOVTHWOLD 1652 T P
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W299: Suffolk, Southwold (Farthing): (1659)
O  A heart, T P, small crescent and star
THOMAS POSTLE T P
R  A heart, T P, small crescent and star
IN SOVTHWOLD 1659 T P
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Thomas Postle was Bailiff in 1671, 1690, and 1700. Thomas Postle, in 1662, refused to take the then necessary oaths, and was discharged from being on, or bearing any office in the government of, the Corporation of the town.
W300: Suffolk, Stanstead (Farthing): (1656)
O  The Grocers' Arms
IOHN BVRNER GROCER
R  I E B
IN STANSTEAD 1656 I E B
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W303: Suffolk, Stanton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  T G conjoined
THOMAS GOFFE T G
R  T M G
IN STANTON COCK T M G
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This token is engraved in the Gentleman's Magazine," September, 1790, p. 799.
W304: Suffolk, Stanton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  S H H
STEPHEN HOVELL S H H
R  The Grocers' Arms
OF STANTON GROCER
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The Hovells were seated at Walsham-le-Willows and Wetherden from an early period. Richard Hovell held lands in Wyverston at the time of the Norman Conquest. Sir Robert Hovell, knight, did homage and service of half a knight's fee to Edmund, Abbot of St Edmund's Bury. Robert Hovell, of Wyverston, was possessed, 20th Edward III, of various lands in Risby and adjoining parishes. Sir R Hovell was Knight of the shire in 20th and 21st of Edward III. Richard Hovell was Body-Esquire to King Henry V. In the time of King Charles they were seated at Walsham, adjoining Stanton, and assumed the name of smith.

Arms, sable, a cross, or.

W305: Suffolk, Stanton (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A talbot
IOHN SEAMAN
R  I A S
IN STANTON I A S
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W307: Suffolk, Stoke-by-Clare (Farthing): (1665)
O  I S S
IAMES SMITH AT I S S
R  1655
STOKE NEXT CLARE 1665
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Smith's farthing token was engraved in the Gentleman's Magazine, February, 1790, pl. ii., p. 118. Number 306 is listed as a farthing by Williamson, but the legend HIS HALFE PENNY clearly denotes it a halfpenny.
W308: Suffolk, Stoke-by-Nayland (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  I G conjoined
IOHN GROOME OF I G
R  I G conjoined
STOKE BY NAILON I G
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