Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 8. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1982.

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

Assizes at Camb. 1260 W. M. Palmer, The Assizes held at Cambridge, A.D. 1260 (Linton, 1930)
Black, Cambs. Educ. Rec. Guide to Education Records in the County Record Office, Cambridge, comp. A. Black (Camb. 1972)
Blomefield, Collect. Cantab. F. Blomefield, Collectanea Cantabrigiensia (Norwich, 1750)
Blomefield, Norf. F. Blomefield and C. Parkin, An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk (11 vols., Lond. 1805–10)
C.A.S. Cambridge Antiquarian Society, Publications (including 8vo series, 4to series, and 4to new series)
C.C. Church Commissioners' records deposited in Cambridge University Library
C.R.O. Cambridgeshire Record Office (including Quarter Sessions records, references to which begin with the letter Q)
C.U.L. Cambridge University Library
Caius Coll. Mun. Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Muniments
Camb. Chron. Cambridge Chronicle (1744–1934)
Camb. Ind. Press Cambridge Independent Press (1807–1934), and (from 1934) Cambridge Independent Press and Chronicle
Camb. Region (1938) The Cambridge Region, ed. H. C. Darby (Camb. 1938)
Camb. Region, 1965 The Cambridge Region, 1965, ed. J. A. Steers (Camb. 1965), published for the British Association for the Advancement of Science
Camb. Univ. Doc. (1852) Documents relating to the University and Colleges of Cambridge (3 vols., H.M.S.O. 1852)
Cambs. Agric. Returns, 1905 Board of Agriculture Returns for Cambridgeshire 1905, copy penes V.C.H.
Cambs. Ch. Goods, temp. Edw. VI Inventories of Cambridgeshire Church Goods, temp. Edward VI, ed. J. J. Muskett (reprinted from East Anglian, n.s. vols. vi–x [1895–1904])
Cambs. Colln. Cambridgeshire Collection, in Cambridge City Library
Cambs. Episc. Visit. 1638–65, ed. Palmer W. M. Palmer, Episcopal Visitation Returns for Cambridgeshire, 1638–65 (Camb. 1930)
Cambs. Lay Subsidy, 1327 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, Lay Subsidy for the Year 1327, ed. C. H. Evelyn White (reprinted from East Anglian, n.s. vols. x–xii [1903–8])
Cambs. Local Hist. Counc. Bull. Cambridgeshire Local History Council, Bulletin
Cambs. Village Doc. Documents relating to Cambridgeshire Villages, ed. W. M. Palmer and H. W. Saunders, parts i–vi (Camb. n.d.)
Cassey's Dir. Cambs. [1864] History, Topography and Directory of Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, publ. R. Cassey (Lond. [1864])
Char. Digest Cambs. 1863–4 General Digest of Endowed Charities, H.C. 433 (1867–8), lii (II)
Char. Don. Abstract of Returns relative to Charitable Donations for the Benefit of Poor Persons, H.C. 511 (1816), xvi
Christ's Coll. Mun. Christ's College, Cambridge, Muniments
Church School Inquiry, 1846–7 Returns to the General Inquiry made by the National Society into . . . Schools . . ., 1846–7 . . . (Lond. 1849)
Clare Coll. Mun. Clare College, Cambridge, Muniments
Compton Census Bishop Compton's Census, 1676, William Salt Library, Stafford
Downing Coll. Mun. Downing College, Cambridge, Muniments
E.D.C. Dean and Chapter of Ely, Muniments, deposited in Cambridge University Library
E.D.R. Ely Diocesan Records, deposited in Cambridge University Library
E.D.R. Ely Diocesan Remembrancer (1886–1916)
Eccl. Top. Eng. J. H. Parker, The Ecclesiastical and Architectural Topography of England (7 vols., Oxf. and Lond. 1848–55)
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 (I)
Ely Episc. Rec. ed. Gibbons Ely Episcopal Records, ed. A. Gibbons (Lincoln, 1891)
Farrer, Feud. Cambs. W. Farrer, Feudal Cambridgeshire (Camb. 1920)
Fox, Arch. Camb. Region C. F. Fox, Archaeology of the Cambridge Region (Camb. 1923)
G.L.C.R.O. Greater London Council, Record Office, County Hall, London
Gardner's Dir. Cambs. (1851) History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Cambridgeshire, publ. Rob. Gardner (Peterborough, 1851)
Glebe Returns, 1887 Return of Glebe Lands in England and Wales, H.C. 307 (1887), lxiv
Gooch, Agric. of Cambs. W. Gooch, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Cambridge (Bd. of Agric., Lond. 1813)
H.L.R.O. House of Lords Record Office
Hampson, Poverty in Cambs. E. M. Hampson, The Treatment of Poverty in Cambridgeshire, 1597–1834 (Camb. 1934)
Jesus Coll. Mun. Jesus College, Cambridge, Muniments
King's Coll. Mun. King's College, Cambridge, Muniments
Liber de Bernewelle Liber Memorandorum Ecclesie de Bernewelle, ed. J. W. Clark (Camb. 1907)
Lysons, Cambs. D. and S. Lysons, Magna Britannia, vol. ii, part i: Cambridgeshire (Lond. 1808)
M.H.L.G. List Ministry of Housing and Local Government: Provisional List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (from survey of 1956–7)
Mon. Inscr. Cambs. Monumental Inscriptions and Coats of Arms from Cambridgeshire, ed. W. M. Palmer (Camb. 1932)
Morant, Essex P. Morant, The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex (2 vols., Lond. 1768)
P.N. Cambs. (E.P.N.S.) P. H. Reaney, The Place-Names of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely (English Place-Name Society, vol. xix, Camb. 1943)
Palmer, Cambs. in 16th cent. W. M. Palmer, Cambridgeshire in the 16th Century (a fragment) (Camb. 1935)
Palmer, Wm. Cole W. M. Palmer, William Cole of Milton (Camb. 1935)
Pemb. Coll. Mun. Pembroke College, Cambridge, Muniments
Peterhouse Mun. Peterhouse, Cambridge, Muniments
Pevsner, Cambs. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire (2nd edn., Lond. 1970)
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. 82 (1818), xix
Poor Law Com. 1st Rep. First Report of the Poor Law Commission, H.C. 500 (1835), xxxv
Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21; 1822–4; 1825–9; 1830–4 Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21, H.C. 556 App. (1822), v; 1822–4, H.C. 334, Suppl. App. (1825), iv; 1825–9, H.C. 83 (1830–1), xi; 1830–4, H.C. 444 (1835), xlvii
Porter, Cambs. Customs E. Porter, Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore (Lond. 1969)
Proc. C.A.S. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society (from 1859) (including vols. i–vi (1859–88), styled Cambridge Antiquarian Communications)
Queens' Coll. Mun. Queen's College, Cambridge, Muniments, deposited in Cambridge University Library
31st Rep. Com. Char. Thirty-first Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (the Brougham Commission), H.C. 103 (1837–8), xxiv
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
1st Rep. Com. Employment in Agric. First Report of the Commissioners on the Employment of Children, Young Persons, and Women in Agriculture [4068], H.C. (1867–8), xvii
Rep. Com. Poor Laws Report from the Commission for Inquiring into the Administration of the Poor Laws, H.C. 44 (1834), xxviii, xxx–xxxii (last 3 vols. have pages numbered with letters a, b, c respectively)
Rep. Com. Univ. Income Report of the Commissioners on the Property and Income of the Universities, vol. iii [C. 856-II], H.C. (1873), xxxvii (3)
Rep. H.L. Cttee. on Poor Laws Report from the Committee of the House of Lords on the State of the Poor Laws, H.C. 227 (1831), viii
St. John's Coll. Mun. St. John's College, Cambridge, Muniments
Spufford, Contrasting Communities M. Spufford, Contrasting Communities: English Villages in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Camb. 1974)
Trans. C.H.A.S. Transactions of the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaeological Society (1900–50)
Trin. Coll. Mun. Trinity College, Cambridge, Muniments
Vancouver, Agric. in Cambs. C. Vancouver, General View of the Agriculture in the County of Cambridge (Bd. of Agric., Lond. 1794)