York Museums Trust

Silver token commemorating the election of Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton, as an MP for Yorkshire in 1807. One side shows Milton in profile, with the inscription: 'CHARLES WILLIAM VISCOUNT MILTON'; the other side has the inscription: 'ELECTED M.P. FOR THE COUNTY OF YORK THE 5 JUNE 1807. 11177 VOTES MAJORITY 187'.

York Museums Trust; Object number: YORYM : 2014.3

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Candidate: Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam
Constituency: Yorkshire
date: 1807
date: 5 June 1807
Election: May-1807
keyword: Metalwork
keyword: Numismatics
keyword: Token
maker: Anonymous
materials: Silver (Whole)
place: York
place: Yorkshire