List of abbreviations

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A Survey of Documentary Sources for Property Holding in London before the Great Fire. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 1985.

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abs. abstract
a/c(s) accounts(s)
bk(s). book(s)
BL British Library, Department of Manuscripts
BMB baptisms, marriages, and burials; in relation to parish registers
Bodl Oxford, Bodleian Library
B.R.A. British Records Association
C century; used in the form 17C, for seventeenth century, etc.
Cal. Chart. R. Calendar of Charter Rolls
Cal. Docs. France Calendar of Documents preserved in France, illustrative of the history of Great Britain and Ireland i, 918–1206, ed. J. H. Round (1899)
Cal. Pat. R. Calendar of Patent Rolls
Cal. Wills Calendar of Wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London, 1258–1688, ed. R. R. Sharpe (1889–90)
Char. Com. Charity Commission
CLRO Corporation of London Records Office
comp. compiled
cont. contain(s), containing
Ct. Court; as in Fire Ct.
CUL Cambridge University Library
Davis G. R. C. Davis, Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain (1958)
DB Domesday Book
dep. dependent
diss. dissolved
EconHR Economic History Review
EETS Early English Text Society
EHR English Historical Review
fd. founded
GL Guildhall Library
GLRO Greater London Record Office
Harben H. A. Harben, A Dictionary of London (1918)
HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission; the published reports on collections are cited in the form HMC (8) Ninth Report, where the number in brackets denotes the number assigned in the list in HMSO Sectional List 17 (1979), 4–18
HMSO Her Majesty's Stationery Office
HR Husting Roll
IHR University of London, Institute of Historical Research
incl. include(s), including
Lambeth Lambeth Palace Library
L&I Public Record Office Lists and Indexes, listed in HMSO Sectional List 24 (1983), 30–7
L & P Henry VIII Letters and Papers of Henry VIII
LBA, LBB, etc. Calendar of Letter Books A-L, ed. R. R. Sharpe (1899–1912)
LMAS London and Middlesex Archaeological Society
London Eyre 1244 The London Eyre of 1244, ed. H. M. Chew and M. Weinbaum (LRS 6, 1970)
LRS London Record Society
LTR London Topographical Record
LTS London Topographical Society
min(s). minutes(s); as in min. bk.
misc. miscellaneous
Mon. Angl. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley, H. Ellis, and B. Bandinel (6 vols., 1817–30, repr. 1846)
MS(S) manuscript(s)
n.d. not dated
NRA National Register of Archives; see also HMC
par(s). parish(es)
PCC Prerogative Court of Canterbury
PRO Public Record Office
PRO Guide Guide to the Contents of the Public Record Office (2 vols., HMSO, 1963)
prop. property
ref(s). reference(s)
reg. register
Regesta Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, 1066–1154, 3 vols. ed. H. W. C. Davis, C. Johnson, H. A. Cronne, R. H. C. Davis (1913, 1956, 1968–9)
RHS Royal Historical Society
RO Record Office
SSRC Social Science Research Council (from 1984 Economic and Social Research Council)
Tax. Eccl. Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae auctoritate Papae Nicholai IV, circa 1291, ed. S. Ayscough and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
Trans LMAS Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society
TRHS Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
TS typescript
U.L. university library
unspec. unspecified: see p. xv
VCH Victoria County History
WAM Westminster Abbey Muniments