Editorial note

Page xix

A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 3. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1912.

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The Editor is particularly indebted to Mr. J. Horace Round, M.A., LL.D., for various suggestions and corrections made while passing the sheets of this volume through the press, and to his Honour Sir Thomas Snagge, LL.D., Mr. F. M. Stenton, M.A., and Mr. C. Gore Chambers, M.A., for similar assistance. Amongst those who have read the proofs containing the accounts of the districts with which they are well acquainted, and thus helped to ensure accuracy as to local details, he is especially indebted to Mr. A. R. Alston, J.P., Mr. G. H. Fowler, Mr. W. Marsh Harvey, Mr. H. L. Longuet-Higgins, Mr. R. R. B. Orlebar, D.L., J.P., Mr. F. A. Page-Turner, J.P., Mr. W. G. Smith, F.L.S., F.A.I., Mr. Charles Stimson (Town Clerk of Bedford), Mr. F. T. Tanqueray, Mr. W. A. Wade-Gery, Mr. S. Whitbread, D.L., J.P., and Mr. A. H. Wingfield, J.P.

The Editor also desires to express his gratitude for information and the loan of MSS. from the Duke of Bedford, K. G., Mr. William Austin, Mr. S. R. Scargill Bird, F.S.A., Mr. Hedley Baxter, Mr. J. H. Blundell, Rev. C. H. Bond, B.A., Rev. C. Bromley, M.A., Major James Bogle Delap, the late Col. C. Villiers S. Downes, Mr. John Liell Francklin, J.P., Rev. Canon J. W. Haddock, M.A., Mr. Walter G. H. Harter, J.P., Rev. H. Hocken, Mr. H. McLeod Innes, M.A., Mr. H. W. Knocker, Rev. J. G. Lansdale, M.A., Mr. Spencer Pickering, Mr. R. E. Prothero, M.V.O., J.P., M.A., F.R.Hist.Soc., the late Miss G. Rose, Rev. C. Swynnerton, F.S.A., Rev. L. Woodard, M.A., and Rev. Paul W. Wyatt, M.A.