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UNOFFICIAL FARTHINGS AFTER 1820 KENT. Farthing undated. Head of Queen Victoria r., ROYAL ARTILLERY CANTEEN WOOLWICH Rev.: A cannon with sponge and rammer, GREGORY BROWNE / WINE MALT LIQUOR/ AND PROVISION / MERCHANT. By Pinches.

 

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Arsenal Football Club were founded in Woolwich in 1886 by workers at the Arsenal - the club were initially known as Dial Square, then Royal Arsenal and then became Woolwich Arsenal in 1891. They moved to Arsenal Stadium, Highbury in north London in 1913, and dropped the Woolwich prefix the following year.

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That realy is a lovely farthing :ninja: and a bit of further interest to me LOL My father served in Woolwich and I now live only a few miles from it LOL

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