Photos of Witham

17th century Witham tokens.

Photographer: Colchester and Essex Museum, Taken: 1987 approx, Source: Colchester and Essex Museum, Ref: M6

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Seven 17th century Witham tokens, one side. Inscriptions read (1) ‘WSF 1658[?]’ (other side of Samuel Wall), (2) ‘WITHAM IN’, with stag (other side of Richard Swinborne), (3) ‘RGD IN WITHAM 1669’ (other side of George Robinson), (4) ‘IN ESSEX CLOTHIER 1669 HIS HALF PENNY’ (other side of John Jackson), (5) ‘OF WITHAM IN ESSEX’ with woolpack perhaps (other side of Thomas Gardener’, (6) ‘JUNIOR IN WITHAM JF 1667 (other side of John Freeburne), (7) ‘TB IN WITHAM’ (other side of Thomas Barker).

PhotographerColchester and Essex Museum
Date taken1987 approx
SourceColchester and Essex Museum
Posted on Full size 2768 × 1858

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