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Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o #1056906
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Out again today for a few hours. Managed to get some good finds.

2 buckles, loads of shrapnel, 2 old lead weights, couple of musket shots, a watch winder and a couple of buttons. Oh and and early Queen Victoria farthing.

Now the better bits! I nice hallmarked Heswall pin/badge, also has the letter “C” above and below, possibly cricket club? Not sure but if you know let me know 😊 and what I’ve been told is a trade weight, with a picture of the Liver bird and “V R” either side, possibly for Victoria Regina?

I’ve also posted my friends best find today, a 1697 William 3rd silver coin! It’s lovely!

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Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056908
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Great finds. You're doing well. Oh I'd have been so excited if I'd have uncovered that badge and the silver sixpence , pity the sixpence is not yours Ex, would have been a good one for the collection eh. Keep going mate and thanks for sharing with us , I love looking at what you've found..

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Thanks cools! I’m glad one of us found the coin, wish it was me though haha!

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The Heswall badge has me really flummoxed, nobody has any recollection of cricket in Heswall, the only possible I can think of is that Caldy Cricket club started just after this and is in Thurstaston which was sort of co-joined/named with Heswall so that might have something to do with it (ok, clutching at straws).

The other thought from a few people at the same time is that it may be more likely a silver badge was a cycling club, a few of them were around before the 1920s when it came a more formalised nationally.


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Haha thanks DD. I’ve had a good search of the net and can’t come up with anything. The hallmarks put it at 1920 so maybe your right with the cycling club aspect. I’d love to know the origin of it though. It just remains a mystery at the moment ☹️

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To me the badge looks quite feminine, something a lady would wear? Hope you find out what it is be very interesting to know.

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My other thoughts are Croquet Club, croquet was very active on the Wirral pre-WW1, the Hotel Victoria (Heswall) had a croquet lawn as did Thornton Manor and Hooton Park. It was also fairly common for tennis clubs to have croquet.


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Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056931
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There's a cricket ground here just on the outskirts:

http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side...-3.0899&layers=168&right=BingSat

Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056932
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Gosh are we in November already....Was that you Detecting-Wirral i saw digging up Irby Park this morning? 16/7/18

Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056936
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Haha whoops completely put the wrong date in there havnt I! No not me fish, I don’t go digging in parks, I dig on farmland with permission 👍🏻

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Might be worth contacting Heswall Magazine as they have done numerous historical articles about Heswall.... CC Cheshire Constabulary ? founded 1850 ish


Heswall Magazine welcomes contributions relevant to the
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editor@heswallmagazine.co.uk
or by post to: Jon Bion, Editor, Heswall Magazine,
Whitfield Buildings, 188-200 Pensby Road, Heswall,
Wirral CH60 7RJ. Telephone: 07796 945745
For all other enquiries, including advertising,
info@heswallmagazine.co.uk or telephone
Mike on 07584 064288 or Jon on 07796 945745.

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Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056957
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I shall also look into that fish, thanks for the info 👍🏻

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William III coin must be pretty rare. He was crowned in 1689 and died in 1702.. Now that is something of interest. He also came to Wirral . Very nice finds.


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~Chief Seattle
Re: Finds from today 14/11/18 silver again!o [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056961
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Thanks granny. It’s the six pence. It is rare in this condition, they usually come up very worn!

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