Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 8. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1968.

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

Acreage Returns, 1801 Home Office Acreage Returns of 1801, printed in Trans. B.G.A.S. lxviii. 174–83
Acreage Returns, 1901 Board of Agriculture Acreage Returns of 1901, from a MS. copy penes the Editor, Victoria History of Gloucestershire
Atkyns, Glos. R. Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State of Glostershire (Lond. 1712)
B.G.A.S. Libr. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society Library. (Furney MS. B contains a transcript of a survey of the diocese in 1563. The Royce MSS. are notes, transcripts, and cuttings made by D. Royce)
Bennett, Tewkes J. Bennett, The History of Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury, 1830)
Bibliotheca Glos. Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis: a Collection of Scarce and Curious Tracts . . . Illustrative of and Published during the Civil War . . . (2 vols. Gloucester, priv. print. 1825)
Bigland, Glos. Historical, Monumental, and Genealogical Collections Relative to the County of Gloucester, Printed from the Original Papers of Ralph Bigland (3 vols. Lond. 1791–1889, issued in parts; vol. iii unpaginated)
Cal. Glouc. Wills Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consistory Court of Gloucester, 1541–1650, 1660–1800 (2 vols. issued jointly by the British Record Society, Index Library vols. xii, xxxiv, and the B.G.A.S., 1895, 1907)
Cal. Worc. Wills Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consistory Court of Worcester, vol. i (issued jointly by the British Record Society, Index Library vol. xxxi, and the Worcs. Hist. Soc., 1904)
Cat. of Glos. Colln. Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection . . . in the Gloucester Public Library . . ., compiled by R. Austin (Gloucester, 1928)
Compton Census Bishop Compton's Census, 1676, William Salt Library, Stafford
Educ. Enquiry Abstract Education Enquiry Abstract, H.C. 62 (1835), xli
Educ. of Poor Digest Digest of Returns to the Select Committee on Education of the Poor, H.C. 224 (1819), ix (1)
Finberg, Early Charters of W. Midlands H. P. R. Finberg, The Early Charters of the West Midlands (Leicester, 1961)
Fosbrooke, Glos. T. D. Fosbrooke, Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts Respecting the County of Gloucester, Formed into a History . . . (2 vols. Gloucester, 1807)
Glouc. Cath. Libr. Gloucester Cathedral Library
Glouc. Corp. Recs. Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Gloucester, ed. W. H. Stevenson (Gloucester, 1893)
G.D.R. Gloucester Diocesan Records, in Gloucester City Library, including terriers, tithe awards, and bound volumes of diocesan records
Glos. Ch. Bells H. T. Ellacombe, The Church Bells of Gloucestershire (Exeter, 1881)
Glos. Ch. Notes Gloucestershire Church Notes, by S. R. Glynne, ed. W. P. W. Phillimore and J. Melland Hall (1902)
Glos. Ch. Plate The Church Plate of Gloucestershire, ed. J. T. Evans (B.G.A.S. 1906)
Glos. Colln. Gloucestershire Collection, in Gloucester City Library, comprising printed works, manuscripts, prints and drawings, etc.
Glos. N. & Q. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries (10 vols. 1881–1914)
Glos. Par. Reg. Gloucestershire Parish Registers, ed. W. P. W. Phillimore (1896–1914)
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Records Office (see p. xix)
Glos. Subsidy Roll, 1327 Gloucestershire Subsidy Roll, 1 Ed. III, 1327 (priv. print. by Sir Thos. Phillipps, n.d. [?1856])
Glouc. Jnl. Gloucester Journal (established 1722)
Grundy, Saxon Charters G. B. Grundy, Saxon Charters and Field Names of Gloucestershire (B.G.A.S. 1935)
Hist. & Cart. Mon. Glouc. (Rolls Ser.) Historia et Cartularium Monasterii Sancti Petri Gloucestriae, ed. W. H. Hart (Rolls Series, no. 33, 3 vols. 1863–87)
Hockaday Abs. The 'Hockaday Abstracts', being abstracts of ecclesiastical records relating to Gloucestershire, compiled by F. S. Hockaday mainly from diocesan records, in Gloucester City Library
Inq. p.m. Glos. Abstracts of Inquisitiones post mortem for Gloucestershire, 1236–1413, 1625–42 (6 vols. issued jointly by the British Record Society, Index Library vols. xxx, xl, xlviii, and ix, xxi, xlvii, and the B.G.A.S., 1893–1914)
Langston, 'Cath. Missions' J. N. Langston, 'Catholic Post-Reformation Missions in Gloucestershire', typescript, Glos. Colln. V 5 (6 vols. revised 1957)
Manual of Glos. Lit. The Bibliographer's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature . . . ed. F. A. Hyett and W. Bazeley (3 vols. Gloucester, priv. print. 1895–7)
P. N. Glos. (E.P.N.S.) The Place-Names of Gloucestershire (4 vols. English Place-Name Society vols. xxxviii–xli, 1964–5)
Payne, Glos. Survey G. E. Payne, Gloucestershire: a Survey (Gloucester, n.d. [1946])
Pleas of the Crown for Glos. ed. Maitland Pleas of the Crown for the County of Gloucester, 1221, ed. F. W. Maitland (Lond. 1884)
Poor Law Abstract, 1804 Abstract of Returns Relative to the Expense and Maintenance of the Poor (printed by order of the House of Commons, 1804)
Poor Law Abstract, 1818 Abstract of Returns to Orders of the House of Commons Relative to Assessments for Relief of the Poor, H. C. 294 (1820), xii
Poor Law Com. 2nd Rep. Second Report of the Poor Law Commission, H.C. 595 (1836), xxix (1)
Proc. C.N.F.C. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club
Red Bk. of Worc. The Red Book of Worcester, ed. Marjory Hollings (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1934–9)
Reg. Cobham Register of Bishop Thomas de Cobham, 1317–27, ed. E. H. Pearce (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1930)
Reg. Giffard Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1268–1302, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1902)
Reg. Ginsborough Register of Bishop William Ginsborough, 1303–7, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1907)
Reg. Reynolds Register of Bishop Walter Reynolds, 1308–13, ed. R. A. Wilson (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1927)
Reg. Sede Vacante Register of the Diocese of Worcester during the Vacancy of the See, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1893–7)
21st Rep. Com. Char. 21st Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (Lord Brougham's Commission), H.C. 349 (1829), viii
Richardson, Geology of Cheltenham L. Richardson, A Handbook to the Geology of Cheltenham and Neighbourhood (Cheltenham, 1904)
Richardson, Wells and Springs of Glos. L. Richardson, Wells and Springs of Gloucestershire (H.M.S.O. 1930)
Roper, Glos. Effigies I. M. Roper, Monumental Effigies of Gloucestershire and Bristol (Gloucester, 1931)
Rudder, Glos. S. Rudder, A New History of Gloucestershire (Cirencester, 1779)
Rudge, Agric. of Glos. T. Rudge, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Gloucester (Gloucester, 1807)
Rudge, Hist. of Glos. T. Rudge, The History of the County of Gloucester (2 vols. Gloucester, 1803)
Shakespeare Libr. Shakespeare Birthplace Memorial Trust Library, Stratford-upon-Avon
Smith, Men and Armour The Names and Surnames of All the Able and Sufficient Men in Body Fit for His Majesty's Service in the Wars, within the County of Gloucester, compiled by John Smith (Lond. 1902)
Taylor, Dom. Glos. C. S. Taylor, Analysis of the Domesday Survey of Gloucestershire (B.G.A.S. 1887–9, issued in parts)
Tewkes. Yearly Reg. The Tewkesbury Yearly Register and Magazine (2 vols. Tewkesbury, 1840, 1850)
Trans. B.G.A.S. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
Visit. Glos. 1623 (Harl. Soc. xxi) The Visitation of the County of Gloucester, 1623, ed. J. Maclean and W. C. Heane (Harleian Society xxi, 1885)
Visit. Glos. 1682–3 (priv. print. 1884) The Visitation of the County of Gloucester . . . 1682 . . . 1683 . . ., ed. T. FitzRoy Fenwick and W. C. Metcalfe (Exeter, priv. print. 1884)
Warws. R.O. Warwickshire Record Office
Westm. Abb. Mun. Westminster Abbey Muniments
Worc. Episc. Reg. Worcester Episcopal Registers
Worcs. Hist. Soc. Worcestershire Historical Society
Worcs. R.O. Worcestershire Record Office