Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11, Bisley and Longtree Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1976.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11, Bisley and Longtree Hundreds, (London, 1976) pp. xvii-xix. British History Online [accessed 18 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 (1712)
B. & G. Par. Recs. Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and County of Gloucester, ed. I. Gray and E. Ralph (Bristol and Glos. Arch. Soc. 1963)
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
Baddeley, Cotteswold Man. W. St. Clair Baddeley, A Cotteswold Manor (2nd ed. Gloucester, 1929)
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. 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. 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 (1849)
Cirencester Cart. The Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey, ed. C. D. Ross (2 vols. 1964)
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)
Finberg, Glos. Studies Gloucestershire Studies, ed. H. P. R. Finberg (1957)
Fisher, Stroud P. H. Fisher, Notes and Recollections of Stroud, Gloucestershire (2nd edn. Stroud, 1891)
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 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 (Bristol and Glos. Arch. Soc. 1906)
Glos. Colln. The Gloucestershire Collection, in Gloucester 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 Record Office (see p. xvi)
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. Jnl. Gloucester Journal (established 1722)
Grundy, Saxon Charters G. B. Grundy, Saxon Charters and Field Names of Gloucestershire (Bristol and Glos. Arch. Soc. 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 Library
Household, Thames and Severn Canal H. Household, The Thames and Severn Canal (Newton Abbot, 1969)
Hyett, Painswick F. A. Hyett, Glimpses of the History of Painswick (2nd edn. Gloucester, 1957)
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 Bristol and Glos. Arch. Soc., 1893-1914)
Langston, 'Cath. Missions' J. N. Langston, 'Catholic Post-Reformation Missions in Gloucestershire', typescript, Glos. Colln. 31840 (6 vols. revised 1957)
Lee, Tetbury A.T. Lee, A History of the Town and Parish of Tetbury (1857)
Libby, Stroud J. Libby, Twenty Years' History of Stroud (Stroud, 1890)
Mann, Cloth Ind. J. de L. Mann, The Cloth Industry in the West of England from 1640 to 1880 (1971)
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)
Oxon. R.O. Oxfordshire Records Office
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])
Playne, Minch. and Avening A. T. Playne, A History of the Parishes of Minchinhampton and Avening (Gloucester, 1915)
Pleas of the Crown for Glos. ed. Maitland Pleas of the Crown for the County of Gloucester, 1221, ed. F. W. Maitland (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)
Poor Law Returns (1830-1) An Account of the Money Expended for the Maintenance and Relief of the Poor . . . for the five years ending 25th March 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, and 1829, H.C. 83 (1830-1), xi
Poor Law Returns (1835) An Account of the Money Expended . . . 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, and 1834, H.C. 444(1835), xlvii
Proc. C.N.F.C. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club
Reg. Bransford Calendar of the Register of Wolstan de Bransford, Bishop of Worcester 1339-49 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1966)
Reg. Cobham Register of Bishop Thomas de Cobham, 1317-27 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1930)
Reg. Giffard Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1268-1302 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1902)
Reg. Ginsborough Register of Bishop William Ginsborough, 1303-7 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1907)
Reg. Reynolds Register of Bishop Walter Reynolds, 1308-13 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1927)
Reg. Sede Vacante Register of the Diocese of Worcester during the Vacancy of the See (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1893-7)
Reg. Wakefeld Calendar of the Register of Henry Wakefeld, Bishop of Worcester, 1375-95 (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1972)
14th Rep. Com. Char. 14th Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (Lord Brougham's Commission), H.C. 382 (1826), xii
18th Rep. Com. Char. 18th Report . . . Concerning Charities, H.C. 62 (1828), xx (1)
Rep. Com. Handloom Weavers Reports from Assistant Hand-Loom Weavers' Commissioners, pt. v [220], H.C. (1840), xxiv
Rep. Factory Com. (1833) First Report of the Central Board of H.M. Commissioners Appointed to Collect Information in the Manufacturing Districts, as to the Employment of Children in Factories: Western District, H.C. 450, B.1 (1833), xx
Rep. Factory Com. (1834) Supplementary Report of the Central Board . . ., H.C. 167 (1834), xx
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)
Rudd, Bisley with Lypiatt M. A. Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, Gloucestershire (Gloucester, 1937)
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)
Smith, Eccl. Edifices A. Smith, Twenty Lithographic Views of Ecclesiastical Edifices in the Borough of Stroud (Stroud, 1838)
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 (1902)
Staffs. R.O. Staffordshire Record Office
Tann, Glos. Woollen Mills J. Tann, Gloucestershire Woollen Mills (Newton Abbott, 1967)
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. FitzRoy Fenwick and W. C. Metcalfe (Exeter, priv. print. 1884)
Williams, Parl. Hist. of Glos. W. R. Williams, The Parliamentary History of the County of Gloucester (Hereford, 1898)
Worc. Episc. Reg. Worcester Episcopal Registers
Worcs. R.O. Worcestershire Records Office