Note on abbreviations

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Victoria County History

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M W Greenslade (Editor), A P Baggs, G C Baugh, D A Johnston

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1976

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'Note on abbreviations', A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 17: Offlow hundred (part) (1976), pp. XXI-XXII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36154 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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NOTE ON ABBREVIATIONS

Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation:

Allen, Ind. Dev. Birm.G. C. Allen, The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country 1860–1927 (1929)
B.A.A.Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives, Archbishop's House, Birmingham
B.M.British Museum (used in references to documents which in 1973 were transferred to the new British Library)
B.R.L.Birmingham Central Library, Reference Library
Birm. and Mid. Hardware Dist.The Resources, Products, and Industrial History of Birmingham and the Midland Hardware District: Reports collected by the British Association in 1865, ed. S. Timmins (1866)
Birm. Dioc. Regy.Birmingham Diocesan Registry
Blay, 'Street Names of Walsall'W. F. Blay, 'Street Names of Walsall' (typescript in Walsall Central Library)
Cason, Blakenall HeathR. A. Cason, Where Numbers Cease to Count: the Parish of Blakenall Heath 1872–1972 (Walsall, n. d. [1972])
Charter of Corp. of WalsallThe Charter of the Corporation of Walsall: with an Account of the Estates thereto belonging (facsimile of the 1774 edition, Walsall, 1925)
Ede, WednesburyJ. R. Ede, History of Wednesbury (Wednesbury, 1962)
Erdeswick, Staffs.S. Erdeswick, A Survey of Staffordshire, ed. T. Harwood (1844)
Fink, Queen Mary's Grammar Sch.D. P. J. Fink, Queen Mary's Grammar School 1554–1954 (Walsall, 1954)
Fowler, Map of West Bromwich (1856)W. Fowler & Son, and Cooksey & Rollason, Map of the Parish of West Bromwich in the County of Stafford (1856) (in Sandwell Central Library)
Glew, WalsallE. L. Glew, History of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall (Walsall, 1856)
Hackwood, SmethwickF. W. Hackwood, Some Records of Smethwick (Smethwick, 1896)
Hackwood, West BromwichF. W. Hackwood, A History of West Bromwich (Birmingham, 1895)
Homeshaw, BloxwichE. J. Homeshaw, The Story of Bloxwich (Bloxwich, 1955)
Homeshaw, WalsallE. J. Homeshaw, The Corporation of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall (Walsall, 1960)
L.J.R.O.Lichfield Joint Record Office
Lee, WalsallH. Lee, A Short History of Walsall (Walsall, 1927)
Lich. Dioc. Regy.Lichfield Diocesan Registry
Mann, 'Smethwick'Margaret B. Mann, 'Smethwick. A Geographical Study of Land Utilisation, 1800–1950' (Birmingham University B.A. Thesis, 1950) (copy in Smethwick District Library)
'Old Smethwick'A series of articles under that general title by W. E. Jephcott in Smethwick Telephone
'Old West Bromwich'A series of articles under that general title by W. E. Jephcott in West Bromwich, Oldbury and Smethwick Midland Chronicle and Free Press
Peacock & Cottrell, Map of West Bromwich (1857)Map of the Parish of West Bromwich in the County of Stafford surveyed for the West Bromwich Improvement Commissioners by Peacock & Cottrell 1857 (in Sandwell Central Library)
Pearce, WalsallT. Pearce, The History and Directory of Walsall (Walsall, 1813)
Pevsner, Staffs.N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire (1974)
Pevsner, Worcs.N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire (1969)
Pitt, Staffs.W. Pitt, A Topographical History of Staffordshire (Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1817)
Plot, Staffs.R. Plot, The Natural History of Staffordshire (Oxford, 1686)
Price, 'Smethwick'G. L. A. Price, 'Smethwick: the Evolution and Modern Character of an Industrial County Borough' (Leicester University B.A. Thesis, 1963) (copy in Smethwick District Library)
Prince, Old West BromwichH. H. Prince, Old West Bromwich or the Story of Long Ago (West Bromwich, 1924)
Pye, Modern BirminghamC. Pye, A Description of Modern Birmingham; whereunto are annexed Observations made during an Excursion round the Town, in the Summer of 1818 (Birmingham, n. d. [1820])
Redhead, Local Govt.S. C. Redhead, County Borough of Smethwick: Notes on the History of Local Government in the Borough (duplicated booklet, 1963) (copy in Smethwick District Library)
Reeves, West BromwichJ. Reeves, The History and Topography of West Bromwich and its Vicinity (n. d. [1836])
Roper, Plan of Smethwick, 1858Plan of the Hamlet of Smethwick in the Parish of Harborne and County of Stafford. 1858. Surveyed for the purposes of the Public Health Act 1848. Henry C. Roper, Surveyor, Dudley (in Smethwick District Library)
Roper, Plans of Smethwick, 1857Plans of the Hamlet of Smethwick in the Parish of Harborne in the County of Stafford surveyed for the purposes of the Public Health Act 1848. 1857. Henry C. Roper, Engineering Surveyor (in Borough Surveyor's Department, Warley, in 1971)
S.H.C.Staffordshire Record Society (formerly William Salt Archaeological Society), Collections for a History of Staffordshire
S.R.O.Staffordshire Record Office
Shaw, Staffs.Stebbing Shaw, The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire (2 vols., 1798, 1801)
Sims, Cal. of DeedsR. Sims, Calendar of the Deeds and Documents belonging to the Corporation of Walsall (Walsall, 1882)
'Smethwick and Round About'A series of articles under that general title by W. E. Jephcott in Smethwick Telephone
Snape, Plan of Walsall (1782)J. Snape, Plan of the Town of Walsall: Taken in the Year 1782 (in Walsall Central Library); printed in Willmore, Walsall (see below)
Staffs. Cath. Hist.Staffordshire Catholic History (the Journal of the Staffordshire Catholic History Society)
Statement of Accts.A Full Statement of Accounts of the Late Corporation of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall; from 1802 to 1835, being a period of Thirty-Three Years (Walsall, n. d. [1836])
T.B.A.S.Birmingham and Midland Institute: Birmingham Archaeological Society, Transactions and Proceedings
T.C.T. Life's Realities[D. Plant], Life's Realities (Wolverhampton, n. d. [1922])
W.B.L.West Bromwich Central Library (from 1974 Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell Central Library)
W.C.L.Walsall Central Library
W.P.L.Warley Public Libraries, Central Library, Smethwick (from 1974 Smethwick District Library, Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell)
W.S.L.William Salt Library, Stafford
W.T.C.Walsall Town Chest, Council House, Walsall
Walsall RecordsWalsall Records: Translations [by R. W. Gillespie] of Ancient Documents in the Walsall Chartulary in the British Museum (Walsall, 1914)
West Bromwich Churchwardens' Bks.Churchwardens' Books of the Parish Church of West Bromwich, transcribed by E. Lissimore, 1958, 1962 (typescript in Sandwell Central Library)
West Bromwich Ct. R.Some Manorial Court Rolls of West Bromwich, transcribed and translated by E. Lissimore, 1965 (typescript in Sandwell Central Library)
West Bromwich Par. Bk.Parish Book of West Bromwich 1735–1832 (in Sandwell Central Library)
West Bromwich Vestry Mins.Minutes of vestry and various other meetings held in the parish of West Bromwich from September 1766 to August 1828, transcribed by E. Lissimore, 1960 (typescript in Sandwell Central Library)
West Bromwich Vestry Mins. (in burial reg.)Minutes of vestry meetings held in the parish of West Bromwich between 1715 and 1745 (in the burial register 1753–77), transcribed by E. Lissimore, 1957 (typescript in Sandwell Central Library)
'West Bromwich 100 Years Ago'A series of articles under that general title by S. Lees in West Bromwich and Oldbury Chronicle
Willett, West BromwichMary Willett, A History of West Bromwich (West Bromwich, 1883)
Willmore, WalsallF. W. Willmore, A History of Walsall and its Neighbourhood (Walsall, 1887)
Wood, Plan of West Bromwich (1837)Plan of West Bromwich from Actual Survey by John Wood 1837 (engraved by W. Murphy and J. Wood, Edinburgh)
Woodall, Walsall MilestonesR. D. Woodall, Walsall Milestones (Streetly, n. d. [1951])
Woodall, West Bromwich YesterdaysR. D. Woodall, West Bromwich Yesterdays (Streetly, n. d. [1959])
Yates, Map of Staffs. (1775; 1799)W. Yates, A Map of the County of Stafford . . . Begun in the Year 1769 and Finished in 1775 (1775; revised edition by W. Faden, 1799)