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17th Century Tokens : Chiddingfold-Clapham in Surrey

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

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W29: Surrey, Chiddingfold (Farthing): (1668)
O  Two pipes and a roll of tobacco
THOMAS LVSHER 68
R  T E L
IN CHIDDINGFOLD T E L
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From the burial register, Chiddingfold parish, we obtain the following entries:

"1691. May ye 19th, Elizabeth, ye wife of Mr. Thomas Lussher, was buried.
1691. June ye 23rd Mr. Thomas Lussher was buried.
1662. He was Surveyor for the Poor.
1665. Collector or Overseer.
1679. Churchwarden.
1686. Again an Overseer."

Kindly extracted by Rev T J Cooper, M.A.

187-479, 14th Charles II, schedule of persons exempted from payment of hearth-tax, Thomas Lusher is exempted for five hearths.

Subsidy Rolls, 16th Charles II, Thomas Lusher is charged in lands 20s, and paid 8s, and is charged for three hearths in 25th Charles II.

W30: Surrey, Chobham (Uncertain): (Date Unknown)
O  A hart lodged
WILLIAM LVFFE
R  W A L
IN CHOBHAM W A L
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"William, son of William Luff, was baptized January 7, 165."

The foregoing extract from the parish register is kindly extracted by the Rev H S Heworth, Rector.

In the Feet of Fines, Surrey, Michaelmas, 19th Charles II (1667), is this entry:

"William Luffe, plaintiff, and Thos. Shrubb and Maria his wife, defendants, of one messuage, one garden, one orchard, 5 acres of laws, 10 acres meadow, 5 acres of pasture, with appurtenances, in Chobham granted to the said William, who pays £60 sterling."

Widow Luff is charged for two hearths, Charles II, and William Luff for six hearths, 25th Charles II.

Several members of this family appear in the Hearth-tax Rolls.

W31: Surrey, Clapham (Uncertain): (1664)
O  The Waterman's Arms
WILLIAM GVRNEY
R  W A G
OF CLAPHAM 1664 W A G
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The following entries are kindly extracted by E Armitage, parish clerk, from the registers:

"Anne, daughter of William Gurney, baptized April 17, 1664.
"William Gurney, buried Aug. 27, 1665.
"Benjamin Gurney and Margaret Spencer, after banns of matrimony, maryd ye 5 of May, 1681."

He is charged at four hearths in 15th Charles II.

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