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Biographia Halifaxiensis: Or, Halifax Families and Worthies [The Biogr. Portion of J. Watson's History and Antiquities of the Parish of Halifax] Compiled by J.h. Turner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883. Excerpt: ...----from Watson's 'halifax,' 4to, 1775, And Jacob's Reprint (with Abridgements) Of The Same, 8vo. We shall now give some account of such tradesmens tokens as have been coined within this parish, and come to our knowledge. First.--RICHARD DOLLIFFE. In the center a swan. Rev. round the edge, IN HALLIFAX. 1666. In the center, HIS HALFE PENNY. The Dolliffes were owners of the Swan inn, in Halifax, and if they had any arms this might belong to them. Second,--EDWARD. NOVBLE. AT. YE. In the center, a Cock. Rev. IN. HALLIFAX. 1668. In the center, HIS HALFE PENY. Third,--GABRIELL. LEAROYD. In the center, THEIE HALF PENY. Rev. HOLLIFAX. GL. 68. In the center, a full blown rose. These three were in the possession of the Rev. Mr. Watson, late rector of Stockport.f Fourth,--On one side, JOHN. DEANE. 1667. In the center, IN. HALLIFAX. On the other side, GABRIELL. LEAROYD. In the center, THEIR HALF PENY. This belongs to Mr. Benjamin Bartlet, of London, late of Bradford, in Yorkshire, F. S. A. Jacob's Edition, page 42. Mr. Watson writes, at page 70,--' I shall conclude this chapter with an account of snch tradesmen's tokens as have been coined within this parish, and come to my knowledge.' Jacob ungraciously ignores Mr. Watson's labours, omits the Author's name from the title-page, hides himself invariably in the editorial 'We,' and yet gives almost a literatim copy. He re-arranges some of the chapters, and omits the pedigrees and Latin sentences. He substitutes 'says' for 'sais,' 'uncle' for 'nnkle,' Eland' for ' Ealand.' t These are in my possession, Watson. Fifth,--JOHN. EXLEY. In the center, a crown over a cross patee. Rev. IN HALLIFAX. 1667. In the center, HIS HALFE PENNY. Sixth--JOHN. PARKER. 1667. In the center, on a shield, the Drapers arms. These two also belong...
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