Editorial note

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A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 4. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1924.

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The Editors again desire to tender their thanks to the Rev. J. E. Field, M.A., and Mr. C. E. Keyser, M.A., F.S.A., for similar assistance to that which they gave to the third volume of this History. Among many others who have helped them in various ways in the compilation of this volume they wish to express their indebtedness to Mr. Henry C. Gooch, LL. B., J.P., for the loan of documents relating to Lambourn and to Mr. F. Quekett Louch, town clerk of Newbury, for giving access to the records in his charge. The following by reading proofs and supplying information have added to the accuracy and completeness of the work: Mr. H. D'Oyley Astley, the Rev. Reginald Bagnall, M.A., the Rev. W.R. Baker, B.A., the Hon. Sir Bernard Eric Barrington, K.C.B., the Rev. K. C. Bickerdike, B.A., the Rev. Henry Butler, B.A., Mr. Philip Bouverie-Pusey, the Rev. J. Ward Brennan, M.A., Mr. A. Heneage Cocks, M.A., F.S.A., the Rev. J. E. Cowell, M.A., the Rev. W. Davenport, M.A., Mrs. Dockar-Drysdale, Mrs. A. T. Dunn, Mr. W. S. Dunn, the Rev. A. W. H. Edwards, M.A., the Rev. Cyril W. Emmet, M.A., the Rev. G. F. Eyre, M.A., the Rev. Watson Failes, M.A., Mr. E. Llewellyn Gwillim, the Rev. Edward M. Hadow, the Rev. A. P. Hall, M.A., Mr. Beresford R. Heaton, the Rev. Edward F. Hill, M.A., Mr. A. R. Ingpen, K.C., the Rev. W. W. G. Lloyd, M.A., the Rev. H. T. Maitland, M.A., the Rev. L. R. Majendie, M.A., Mr. Walter Money, F.S.A., Mr. J. T. Morland, Mr. William Niven, F.S.A., Mr. Charles J. Pickering, Mr. A. E. Preston, F.S.A., Mr. William Riven, Mrs. E. L. Shereff, Sir Thomas Snagge, M.A., the Rev. W. J. F. K. Stride, M.A., Mr. James Townsend, the Rev. W. S. Tupholme, B.D., the Rev. J. L. Tudor, M.A., the Rev. R. J. Walker, Mr. A. T. West, J.P., and the Rev. Victor L. Whitechurch.

The Editors also acknowledge the assistance of Mr. C. H. Vellacott, B.A., Miss Alice Raven, Miss Marjory Hollings, and Miss Olive Moger in the work of revision, and that of Mr. Laurence Davies, Mr. L. Russell Conway and Miss Jenny Wylie in supplying drawings for line blocks.

The Editors would, as before, call attention to the references to the Cherry MSS. or Cherry "Bercheriensis Prosapiae," which is a collection of notes relating to Berkshire families from various sources, in three manuscript volumes which were arranged for publication in 1851 by the Rev. Henry Curtis Cherry, M.A., rector of Burghfield, but never printed. The volumes are now in the possession of the proprietor of the Victoria History of the Counties of England.