Country of Issue:UK (Edinburgh) Manufacturer: J.R.GauntDiameter: 38mm Coin Dates: (Known to Exist) 1928, 1929
ReverseLegend: “Good Luck from "Poole's Synod Hall” above farthing.ObverseLegend: “Keep me and you will never be broke”,Initials J.R.G below
(J.R.Gaunt) (Images of Encased Farthing Courtesy of Markus M)
Opened in 1875 as theatre, by architects J Murray Bell and FT Pilkington. Used as the UP Synod Hall from 1877. Poole's Diorama shows from around 1906. Converted to a full-time cinema from 1928. Closed on 30th October 1965. Demolished, March-April, 1966.