List of abbreviations

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A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 4, the City of Gloucester. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1988.

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

Acreage Returns, 1905 Board of Agriculture Acreage Returns of 1905, from a MS. copy in possession of the editor, V.C.H. Glos.
Acts of P.C. Acts of the Privy Council of England (H.M.S.O. 1890–1964)
Ag. H.R. Agricultural History Review
Atkyns, Glos. R. Atkyns, Ancient and Present State of Glostershire (1712)
Austin, Crypt School R. Austin, Crypt School, Gloucester, 1539–1939 (Gloucester, 1939)
B. & G. Par. Rec. 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)
B.G.A.S. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
Bd. of Health Map (1852) Plan of Gloucester, surveyed by Ordnance Survey Dept. for the Gloucester board of health, 1851 (accepted by board 1852): in possession of Glouc. city engineer's dept. (photocopy in Glos. R.O., Ph 1086/1–14)
Bibliotheca Glos. Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis: Collections 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 is unpaginated)
Bk. of Fees Book of Fees (3 vols. H.M.S.O. 1920–31)
Bryant, Map of Glos. (1824) A. Bryant, Map of the County of Gloucester in the years 1823 & 1824 (1824)
C.J. Journals of the House of Commons
Cal. Chart. R. Calendar of the Charter Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1903–27)
Cal. Close Calendar of the Close Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1892–1963)
Cal. Cttee. for Compounding Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, etc. (H.M.S.O. 1889–92)
Cal. Fine R. Calendar of the Fine Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1911–62)
Cal. Inq. Misc. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916–68)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1904–74)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (H.M.S.O. 1898–1955)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1891–1982)
Cal. S.P. Dom. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series (H.M.S.O. 1856–1972)
Camd. Misc. xxii Camden Miscellany, xxii (Camden 4th ser. i), including 'Charters of the Earldom of Hereford, 1095–1201', ed. D. Walker
Cat. Anct. D. Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1890–1915)
Cat. of Glos. Colln. Catalogue of the Gloucestershire Collection in the Gloucester Public Library, compiled by R. Austin (Gloucester, 1928)
Causton, Map of Glouc. (1843) A. Causton, Map of City and Borough of Gloucester from an Actual Survey made in 1843 (London, 1844)
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Ciren. Cart. Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey, ed. C. D. Ross and M. Devine (3 vols. 1964, 1977)
Clarke, Archit. Hist. of Glouc. J. Clarke, Architectural History of Gloucester (Gloucester [c. 1850])
Close R. Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1902–75)
Cole, Map of Glouc. (1805) Map of Gloucester, drawn by G. Cole (London, 1805), republished in G. Cole, British Atlas (London, 1810)
Complete Peerage G. E. C[ockayne] and others, Complete Peerage … (2nd edn., 13 vols. 1810–59)
Compton Census, ed. Whiteman Compton Census of 1676: a critical edition, ed. A. Whiteman (British Academy Records of Social and Economic History, new ser. x, London, 1986)
Conway-Jones, Glouc. Docks H. Conway-Jones, Gloucester Docks: an Illustrated History (Gloucester, 1984)
Counsel, Glouc. G. W. Counsel, History and Description of the City of Gloucester (Gloucester, 1829)
D.N.B. Dictionary of National Biography
Davis, Glos. Brasses C. T. Davis, Monumental Brasses of Gloucestershire (1899)
Delineations of Glos. J. and H. S. Storer and J. N. Brewer, Delineations of Gloucestershire, being Views of the Principal Seats of Nobility and Gentry (London, 1825–7)
Diary of a Cotswold Parson Diary of a Cotswold Parson: the Revd. F. E. Witts, 1783–1854, ed. D. (C. W.) Verey (Dursley, 1978)
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticum Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley and others (6 vols. 1817–30)
E.H.R. English Historical Review
Eccl. Misc. Ecclesiastical Miscellany (B.G.A.S. Records Section, xi, 1976), including 'Survey of Diocese of Gloucester, 1603', ed. A. C. Percival and W. J. Sheils
Educ. Enq. 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)
Feud. Aids Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1899–1920)
Finberg, Early Charters of W. Midlands H. P. R. Finberg, Early Charters of the W. Midlands (Leicester, 1961)
Finberg, Glos. Studies Gloucestershire Studies, ed. H. P. R. Finberg (1957)
Fosbrooke, Glos. T. D. Fosbrooke, Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts Respecting the County of Gloucester, Formed into a History (2 vols. Gloucester, 1807)
Fosbrooke, Glouc. T. D. Fosbrooke, Original History of the City of Gloucester almost Wholly Compiled from New Materials … including also the Original Papers of Ralph Bigland (London, 1819)
G.B.R. Gloucester Borough Records (see page xvii)
G.D.R. Gloucester Diocesan Records (see page xviii)
Gent. Mag. Gentleman's Magazine (1731–1867)
Glos. Ch. Bells M. Bliss and F. Sharpe, Church Bells of Gloucestershire (Gloucester, 1986)
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 Divisional Library, comprising printed works, manuscripts, prints and drawings, etc.
Glos. N. & Q. Gloucestershire Notes and Queries (10 vols. 1881–1914)
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Record Office (see page xvii)
Glos. Subsidy Roll, 1327 Gloucestershire Subsidy Roll I Edw. III, 1327 (priv. print. by Sir Thos. Phillipps [? 1856])
Glouc. Cath. Libr. Gloucester Cathedral Library
Glouc. Corp. Rec. Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Gloucester, ed. W. H. Stevenson (Gloucester, 1893)
Glouc. Jnl. Gloucester Journal (established 1722)
Glouc. Rental, 1455 Rental of All the Houses in Gloucester A.D. 1455 … Compiled by Robert Cole, Canon of Llanthony, ed. W. H. Stevenson (Gloucester, 1890)
H.L. Papers House of Lords Papers (new ser. 1900–53)
H.M.S.O. Her (His) Majesty's Stationery Office
Hall and Pinnell, Map of Glouc. (1780) Plan of the City of Gloucester, Surveyed and Delineated 1780 by R. Hall and T. Pinnell (1782)
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
Hist. MSS. Com. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts
Hockaday Abs. The 'Hockaday Abstracts', being abstracts of ecclesiastical records relating to Gloucestershire, compiled by F. S. Hockaday mainly from diocesan records, in Gloucester Divisional Library
Inq. Non. (Rec. Com.) Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii, ed. G. Vandersee (Record Commission, 1807)
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)
Kirby, Cat. of Glouc. Dioc. Rec. Diocese of Gloucester: vol. i, Catalogue of the Records of the Bishop and Archdeacons (Gloucester Corporation, 1968); vol. ii, Catalogue of the Records of the Dean and Chapter (Glos. County Council, 1967); compiled by I. M. Kirby
L. & P. Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (H.M.S.O. 1864–1932)
L.J. Journals of the House of Lords
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Manual of Glos. Lit. Bibliographer's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature, ed. F. A. Hyett and W. Bazeley (3 vols. Gloucester, priv. print. 1895–7)
N.M.R. National Monuments Record, of the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England)
Nat. Soc. files Schools files of the National Society, Church House, Westminster
Nat. Soc. Inquiry, 1846–7 Result of the Returns to the General Inquiry made by the National Society (1849)
P.N. Glos. (E.P.N.S.) Place-Names of Gloucestershire (English Place-Name Society vols. xxxviii- xli, 1964–5)
P.R.O. Public Record Office (see page xvi)
Pat. R. Patent Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1901–3)
Payne, Glos. Survey G. E. Payne, Gloucestershire: a Survey (Gloucester [? 1946])
Pipe R. Pipe Rolls
Plac. de Quo Warr. (Rec. Com.) Placita de Quo Warranto … in Curia Receptae Scaccarii Westm. asservata, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1818)
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. 1st Rep. First Report of the Poor Law Commission, H.C. 500–1 (1835), xxxv
Poor Law Returns (1830–1) 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) Accounts of the Money Expended, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, and 1834, H.C. 444 (1835), xlvii
Reg. Bransford Calendar of the Register of Wolstan de Bransford, Bishop of Worcester 1339–49, ed. R. M. Haines (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1966)
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. Mon. Winch. Landboc, sive Registrum Monasterii de Winchelcumba, ed. D. Royce (2 vols. Exeter, 1892–1903)
Reg. Orleton Calendar of the Register of Adam de Orleton, Bishop of Worcester 1327–33, ed. R. M. Haines (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1979)
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. Wakefeld Calendar of the Register of Henry Wakefeld, Bishop of Worcester 1375–95, ed. W. P. Marett (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1972)
14th Rep. Com. Char. 14th Report of the Commissioners Apppointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (Lord Brougham's Commission), H.C. 382 (1826), xii
16th Rep. Com. Char. 16th Report … Concerning Charities, H.C. 22 (1826–7), ix (1)
Rep. Com. Mun. Corp. First Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire into the Municipal Corporations of England and Wales, App. I, H.C. 116 (1835), xxiii (1)
Richardson, Wells and Springs of Glos. L. Richardson, Wells and Springs of Gloucestershire (H.M.S.O. 1930)
Ripley, 'Glouc. 1660–1740' P. J. G. Ripley, 'City of Gloucester 1660–1740' (Bristol Univ. M. Litt. thesis, 1977)
Roper, Glos. Effigies Ida M. Roper, Monumental Effigies of Gloucestershire and Bristol (Gloucester, 1931)
Rot. Hund. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. III & Edw. I in Turri Londinensi, et in Curia Receptae Scaccarii Westm. asservati, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (2 vols. Record Commission, 1812–18)
Rot. Litt. Claus. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Litterarum Clausarum in Turri Londinensi asservati, 1204–27, ed. T. D. Hardy (2 vols. Record Commission, 1833–44)
Rot. Litt. Pat. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Litterarum Patentium in Turri Londinensi asservati, 1201–16, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum (6 vols. [1783])
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, Glouc. T. Rudge, History and Antiquities of Gloucester from the Earliest Period to the Present Time (Gloucester, 1811)
Rudge, Hist. of Glos. T. Rudge, History of the County of Gloucester (2 vols. Gloucester, 1803)
Smith, Men and Armour 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, 1608 (1902)
Speed, Map of Glouc. (1610) Inset to map of Gloucestershire, first published 1610, republished in J. Speed, Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (London, 1611)
Taylor, Map of Glos. (1777) I. Taylor, Map of the County of Gloucester (1777), republished in Gloucestershire and Bristol Atlas (B.G.A.S. 1961)
Tax. Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae auctoritate P. Nicholai IV circa A.D. 1291, ed. S. Ayscough and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
Trans. B.G.A.S. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
Univ. Brit. Dir. Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce, and Manufacture, ed. P. Barfoot and J. Wilkes (5 vols. 1791–8)
V.C.H. Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Valor Ecclesiasticus temp. Hen. VIII auctoritate regia institutus, ed. J. Caley and J. Hunter (6 vols. Record Commission, 1810–34)
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 Visitation of the County of Gloucester, 1623, ed. J. Maclean and W. C. Heane (Harleian Society xxi, 1885)
Visit. Glos. 1682–3 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, Parliamentary History of the County of Gloucester (Hereford, priv. print. 1898)
Worc. Episc. Reg. Worcester Episcopal Registers (in Worcestershire Record Office)