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17th Century Tokens : Trowbridge-Warminster in Wiltshire

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

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W248: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (1667)
O  The Drapers' Arms
IOHN CLARKE 1667
R  A Latin cross between I C
IN TROWBRIG I C
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W249: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  E D [Edward Davis]
TROWBRIDG IN WILTIS E D
R  H D
TROWBRIDG IN WILTIS H D
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In St Jame's Church, Trowbridge, is a tablet of benefactors of the poor, on which appears:

1661. Mr. Edward Davis, £40.
1687. Mrs. Margaret Davis, £10.
1662. Mr. John Davis gave £10; the profits thereof, together with the several sums above named, are to be distributed to the poor of the parish at the Nativity of our Saviour yearly for ever.

W250: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (1669)
O  A merchant's mark, R D
ROBERT DARCKE 1669 R D
R  WILLTS
IN TRVBRIDGE IN WILLTS
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A Robert Darke, gent., was a freeholder of land in Steeple Ashton in 1630.
W251: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Two pipes crossed
WILLIAM SMITH
R  W S
IN TREVBRIDGE W S
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W252: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Two pipes crossed
WILLIAM SMITH
R  W S
IN TRVE BRIDGE W S
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W253: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Two pipes crossed
WILLIAM SMITH
R  W S
IN TVB BRIDGE W S
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W254: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  Two pipes crossed
WILLIAM SMITH
R  W S
IN TREVBRIDGE W S
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Reverse legend is as Williamson gives it. Is this different than 251?
W255: Wiltshire, Trowbridge (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  A fleur-de-lys
ROBERT WITCHELL
R  R W
IN TROWBRIDGE R W
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This issuer was churchwarden in 1671, and on the tablet above named [See 249] are the following benefactions recorded:

1661. Mr. Robert Whitchell, £5.
1661. Mrs. Ann Whitchell, £5.

W256: Wiltshire, Warminster (Farthing): (1651)
O  A heart crowned
IOHN BUCCHER
R  I B
IN WARMISTER 1651 I B
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W257: Wiltshire, Warminster (Farthing): (Date Unknown)
O  An open hand
IAMES ELIOTT
R  A cock
OF WARMISTER
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W258: Wiltshire, Warminster (Farthing): (1667)
O  A heart
IOHN SLADE 1667
R  I S
IN WARMISTER I S
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W259: Wiltshire, Warminster (Farthing): (1651)
O  A dove with olive-branch
THOMAS TOOMER
R  T T
OF WARMESTER 1651 T T
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