Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 10, Westbury and Whitstone Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1972.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 10, Westbury and Whitstone Hundreds, (London, 1972) pp. xxi-xxiii. British History Online [accessed 20 April 2024]


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
B. & G. Par. Recs. Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and County of Gloucester, ed. I. Gray and E. Ralph (B.G.A.S. 1963)
Berkeley MSS. John Smith, The Berkeley Manuscripts: The Lives of the Berkeleys . . . with a Description of the Hundred of Berkeley, ed. J. Maclean (3 vols. Gloucester, 1883-5)
Bibliotheca Glos. Bibliothecawar 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)
Bryant, Map of Glos. (1824) A. Bryant, Map of the County of Gloucester in the years 1823 & 1824 (1824)
Cat. Berkeley Mun. Descriptive Catalogue of the Charters and Muniments . . . at Berkeley Castle, compiled by I. H. Jeayes (Bristol, 1892)
Cat. of Glos. Colln. Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection . . . in the Gloucester Public Library . . ., compiled by R. Austin (Gloucester, 1928)
Church School Inquiry, 1846-7 Result of the Returns to the General Inquiry made by the National Society (Lond. 1849)
Clutterbuck Diary The Clutterbuck Diary, ed. R. Nott and T. E. Sanders (Stroud, 1935)
Compton Census Bishop Compton's Census, 1676, William Salt Library, Stafford
Dorset R.O. Dorset Record Office
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)
Farr, Chepstow Ships G. E, Farr, Chepstow Ships (Chepstow, 1954)
Finberg, Early Charters of W. Midlands H. P. R. Finberg, The Early Charters of the West Midlands (Leicester, 1961)
Flaxley Cart. A. W. Crawley-Boevey, The Cartulary and Historical Notes of the Cistercian Abbey of Flaxley (Exeter, priv. print. 1887)
Fosbrooke, Glos. T. D. Fosbrooke, Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts Respecting the County of Gloucester, Formed into a History . . . (2 vols. Gloucester, 1807)
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 Church Plate of Gloucestershire, ed. J. T. Evans (B.G.A.S. 1906)
Glos. Colln. The 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, I Ed. III, 1327 (priv. print, by Sir Thos. Phillipps, n.d. [?1856])
Glouc. Cath. Libr. Gloucester Cathedral Library
Glouc. Corp. Recs. Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Gloucester, ed. W. H. Stevenson (Gloucester, 1893)
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, 1236-1413,1625-1642 (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. 31840 (6 vols. revised 1957)
Lilley, Standish H. T. Lilley, History of Standish (Portsmouth, priv. print. 1932)
MacDermot, Hist. G.W.R. E. T. MacDermot, History of the Great Western Railway, ed. C. R. Clinker (3 vols., 1964)
Manual of Glos. Lit. Bibliographer's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature . . . ed. F. A. Hyett and W. Bazeley (3 vols. Gloucester, priv. print. 1895-7)
Margary, Rom. Roads I. D. Margary, Roman Roads in Britain (2 vols., 1955)
N.L.W. National Library of Wales
P. N. Glos. (E.P.N.S.) 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
Public Elem. Schs. 1906 List of Public Elementary Schools in England and Wales on 1 Jan. 1906 [Cd.3182], H.C. (1906), lxxxvi
Reg. Bothe Registrum Caroli Bothe, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1516-1535, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1921)
Reg. Bransford Calendar of the Register of Wolstan de Bransford Bishop of Worcester 1339-49, ed. R. M. Haines (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1966)
Reg. Cantilupe Registrum Thome de Cantilupo, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1275-1282, ed. W. W. Capes (Cant. & York Soc. 1907)
Reg. Cobham Register of Bishop Thomas de Cobham, 1317-27, ed. E. H. Pearce (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1930)
Reg. Foxe Registrum Edwardi Foxe, 1535-1538, printed as appendix to Registrum Caroli Bothe, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1921)
Reg. Giffard Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1268-1302, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1902)
Reg. Gilbert Registrum Johannis Gilbert, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1375-1389, ed. J. H. Parry (Cant. & York Soc. 1915)
Reg. Ginsborough Register of Bishop William Ginsborough, 1303-7, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1907)
Reg. L. de Charltone Registrum Ludowici de Charltone, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1361-1369, ed. J. H. Parry (Cant. & York Soc. 1914)
Reg. Lacy Registrum Edmundi Lacy, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1417-1420, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1918)
Reg. Mascall Registrum Roberti Mascall, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1404-1416, ed. J. H. Parry (Cant. & York Soc. 1917)
Reg. Mayew Registrum Ricardi Mayew, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1504-1516, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1921)
Reg. Mon. Winch. Landboc, sive Registrum Monasterii de Winchelcumba, ed. D. Royce (2 vols. Exeter, 1892, 1903)
Reg. Myllyng Registrum of Thome Myllyng, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1474-1492, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1920)
Reg. Orleton Registrum Ade de Orleton, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1317-1327, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1908)
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)
Reg. Spofford Registrum Thome Spofford, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1422-1448, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1919)
Reg. Stanbury Registrum Johannis Stanbury, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1453-1474, ed. A. T. Bannister (Cant. & York Soc. 1919)
Reg. Swinfield Registrum Ricardi de Swinfield, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1283-1317, ed. W. W. Capes (Cant. & York Soc. 1909)
Reg. T. de Charlton Registrum Thome de Charlton, Episcopi Herefordensis 1327-1344, ed. W. W. Capes (Cant. & York Soc. 1913)
Reg. Trilleck Registrum Johannis de Trillek, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1344-1361, ed. J. H. Parry (Cant. & York Soc. 1912)
16th Rep. Com. Char. 16th Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (Lord Brougham's Commission), H.C. 22 (1826-7), ix (1)
19th Rep. Com. Char. 19th Report . . . Concerning Charities, H.C. 374 (1828), xi (1)
Rep. Com. Handloom Weavers Reports from Assistant Hand-Loom Weavers' Commissioners, pt. v [220], H.C. (1840), xxiv
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, 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, History of the County of Gloucester (2 vols. Gloucester, 1803)
Sherborne Mun. Calendar of Charters, Rolls, and Other Documents at Sherborne House (priv. print. 1900)
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)
Staffs. R.O. Staffordshire Record Office
Taylor, Dom. Glos. C. S. Taylor, Analysis of the Domesday Survey of Gloucestershire (B.G.A.S. 1887-9, issued in parts)
Taylor, Map of Glos. (1777) I. Taylor, Map of the County of Gloucester (1777)
Trans. B.G.A.S. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
Verey, Glos. D. C. W. Verey, Gloucestershire: Vol. i, The Cotswolds; Vol. ii, The Vale and the Forest of Dean (The Buildings of England, ed. N. Pevsner, 1970)
Visit. Glos. 1623 The Visitation of the County of Gloucester, 1623, ed. J. Maclean and.W. C. Heane (Harleian Society xxi, 1885)
Visit. Glos. 1682-3 The Visitation of the County of Gloucester . . . 1682 . . . 1683 . . ., ed. T. Fitz-Roy Fenwick and W. C. Metcalfe (Exeter, priv. print. 1884)
Worc. Episc. Reg. Worcester Episcopal Registers