Two interesting Yorkshire silver Medals.
Two silver medals – one an unmarked silver race ticket for Beverley Race Course, stand No. 12, engraved for Robert Grimston circa 1770; the other, hallmarked silver, for Driffield Anglers, by James Barber of York 1856, engraved for John Wilmot (nephew of Robert Grimston).
[For the relationship between Robert Grimston, whose sister, Lucy married Sir Robert Wilmot, see the Grimston family papers in the Hull Record Office.]
Good with minor surface markings.
The Driffield Anglers’ Badge: Diameter – 4.60 cm.; Depth – 0.10 cm.; Weight – 12.10 gms.; The Beverley Race Badge: Width – 4.40 cm.; Depth 3.20 cm.; Weight – 5.90 gms.