Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 11, Stepney, Bethnal Green. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1998.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation, in addition to those noted in the Victoria History's Handbook for Editors and Authors (1970):

Archit. of Lond. E. Jones and C. Woodward, A Guide to the Architecture of London (1983)
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
BNC Brasenose College, Oxford
Bacon, Atlas of Lond. (1910) New Large-Scale Atlas of London and Suburbs, ed. G. W. Bacon (1910)
Beaven, Aldermen A. Beaven, The Aldermen of the City of London temp. Henry III to 1912 (2 vols. 1908-13)
Booth, Life and Labour C. Booth, Life and Labour of the People in London (17 vols. revised edn. 1902-3). Survey begun 1886
Booth's Map (1889) Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty, 1889 (London Topographical Society 1984)
C.C.C. Council for the Care of Churches (formerly Council for Places of Worship).
C.L.R.O. Corporation of London Record Office
Calamy Revised Calamy Revised, ed. A. G. Matthews (1934)
Cal. Mdx. Sess. Bks. Calendar of Sessions Books, 1638-1752, at G.L.R.O.
Cal. Mdx. Sess. Rec. Calendar of Sessions Records, 1607-12, at G.L.R.O.
Cheke's Reg. Mercers' Company of London, Register of lands compiled by John Cheke 1578-9
Clarke, Lond. Chs. B. F. L. Clarke, Parish Churches of London (1966)
Colvin, Brit. Architects H. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840 (1978)
Cruchley's New Plan (1826, 1829) [G. F.] Cruchley's New Plan of London and Its Environs (1826, 1829)
E.L.A. East London Advertiser
Endowed Chars. Lond. (1897) Endowed Charities (County of London), I, H.C. 394 (1897), lxvi (2)
Endowed Chars Lond. (1904) Endowed Charities (County of London), H.C. 334-1 (1904), lxxii
Freshfield, Communion Plate E. Freshfield, Communion Plate of the Parish Churches in the County of London (1895)
Ft. of F. Lond. & Mdx. Calendar to the Feet of Fines for London and Middlesex, ed. W. J. Hardy and W. Page (2 vols. 1892-3)
G.L.C. Greater London Council
G.L.R.O. Greater London Record Office (from 1997 London Metropolitan Archives). Contains the collection of the former Middlesex Record Office (M.R.O.)
G.R.O. General Register Office (later Office for National Statistics, Birkdale)
Gascoyne, Map J. Gascoyne, Map of Stepney Par. (1703)
Gavin, San. Ramblings H. Gavin, Sanitary Ramblings. Illustrations of Bethnal Green (1848)
Guildhall MSS. City of London, Guildhall Library. Contains registers of wills of the commissary court of London (London division) (MS. 9171), bishops' registers (MS. 9531), diocesan administrative records (MSS. 9532-9560), and registers of nonconformist meeting houses (MS. 9580)
Gunnis, Sculptors R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors, 1660-1851 (1951)
H.B.M.C. Lond. Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission, London Division
Hennessy, Novum Rep. G. Hennessy, Novum Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (1894)
Hist. Lond. Transport T. C. Barker and M. Robbins, History of London Transport (2 vols. 1975)
Hist. Mon. Com. E. Lond. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, v, East London (H.M.S.O. 1930)
Horwood, Plan (1792-5) R. Horwood, Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark, and Parts Adjoining (1792-5, facsimile edn. 1966).
Hug. Soc. Huguenot Society of London
I.L.E.A. Inner London Education Authority.
L.B. London Borough
L.C.C. London County Council
L.C.C. Lond. Statistics L.C.C. London Statistics (26 vols. 1905-6 to 1936-8, beginning with vol. xvi). Followed by ibid. new series (2 vols. 1945-54 and 1947-56) and by further new series from 1957
L.C.C. Names of Streets L.C.C. List of the Streets and Places within the County of London (1901 and later edns.)
Langley & Belch's New Map E. Langley and W. Belch, Langley & Belch's New Map of London (1812, facsimile edn. 1972)
List of Bldgs. Department of the Environment, 21st List of Buildings of Historic Interest (1975 and amendments to 1991)
Lysons, Environs D. Lysons, The Environs of London (4 vols. 1792-6 and Supplement 1811)
M.B. Metropolitan Borough
M.B.W. Metropolitan Board of Works
M.L.R. Middlesex Land Registry. The enrolments, indexes, and registers are at G.L.R.O.
Mackeson's Guide C. Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London and Its Suburbs (1866 and later edns.)
Mdx. County Rec. Middlesex County Records [1550-1688], ed. J. C. Jeaffreson (4 vols. 1886-92)
Mdx. County Rec. Sess. Bks. 1689-1709 Middlesex County Records, Calendar of the Sessions Books 1689-1709, ed. W. J. Hardy (1905)
Mdx. Sess. Rec. Calendar to the Sessions Records [1612-18], ed. W. le Hardy (4 vols. 1935-41)
Mems. Stepney Par. Memorials of Stepney Parish, ed. G. W. Hill and W. H. Frere (1890-1)
Middleton, View J. Middleton, View of the Agriculture of Middlesex (1798)
Mudie-Smith, Rel. Life R. Mudie-Smith, The Religious Life of London (1904). Census taken 1903
N.M.R. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England, National Monuments Record
New Lond. Life and Labour H. Llewellyn Smith and others, New Survey of London Life and Labour (9 vols. 1930-5). Survey undertaken 1928
Newcourt, Rep. R. Newcourt, Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (2 vols. 1708-10)
Norden, Spec. Brit. J. Norden, Speculum Britanniae: Middlesex (facsimile edn. 1971)
Old O.S. Map Old Ordnance Survey Maps: the Godfrey edition (from 1983) (reduced facsimile reproductions of 1: 2,500 maps c. 1866-1914)
P.L.A. Port of London Authority
P.N. Mdx. (E.P.N.S.) Place-Names of Middlesex (English Place-Name Society, vol. xviii, 1942)
Pevsner, Lond. ii N. Pevsner, Buildings of England: London except the Cities of London and Westminster (1952)
Plan of Mercers' est. Mercers' Company of London, Plan of the Colet estate in 1615
Rawcliffe, 'Margaret Stodeye' C. Rawcliffe, 'Margaret Stodeye, Lady Philpot (d. 1431)', in Medieval London Widows, 1800-50, ed. C.M. Barron and A.F. Sutton (1994)
Regency A to Z The A to Z of Regency London, intro. P. Laxton (1985)
Rep. on Bridges in Mdx. Report of the Committee of Magistrates Appointed to make Enquiry respecting the Public Bridges in the County of Middlesex (1826). Copy at G.L.R.O.
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Rocque, Map of Lond. (1741-5) J. Rocque, Exact survey of the cities of London, Westminster, and the borough of Southwark, and the county near ten miles around (1746, facsimile edn. 1971)
Stanford, Map of Lond. (1862-5) Stanford's Library Map of London and Its Suburbs (1862 edn. with additions to 1865)
Stow, Survey (1720) J. Stow, Survey of London, ed. J. Strype, 2 vols. (1720)
T.H.L.H.L. Tower Hamlets Local History Library
T.L.M.A.S. Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (1856 to date). Consecutive numbers are used for the whole series, although vols. vii-xvii (1905-54) appeared as N.S. i-xi
Vestry mins [Bethnal Green] T.H.L.H.L. (1747-1900)
Vestry mins. [Stepney] G.L.R.O.P 93/DUN. Minutes for 1580-1662 pub. in Mems. Stepney Par.
Walford, Lond. E. Walford, Old and New London, v (c. 1878)
Walker Revised Walker Revised, ed. A. G. Matthews (1948)