Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 6. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1965.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 6, (London, 1965) pp. xxi-xxii. British History Online [accessed 29 February 2024]


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

Atkyns, Glos. R. Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire (Lond. 1712).
B.G.A.S. Libr. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society Library. (Furney MS. B contains a transcript of a survey of the diocese in 1563. The Royce MSS. are notes, transcripts, and cuttings made by D. Royce.)
Bibliotheca Glos. Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis: a Collection of Scarce and Curious Tracts . . . Illustrative of and Published during the Civil War . . . (2 vols. Gloucester, 1825, priv. print.).
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).
Blackaby, Stow Baptist Church F. E. Blackaby, Past and Present History of Stow Baptist Church (Stowon-the-Wold, 1892).
Brooks, Pictures of the Past Thomas Brooks, Pictures of the Past: the History of Bourton Baptist Church (Lond. 1861).
Cal. Worc. Wills Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consistory Court of Worcester, vol. i (issued jointly by the British Record Society, Index Library vol. xxxi, and the Worcs. Hist. Soc., 1904).
Chron. Evesham (Rolls Ser.) Chronicon Abbatiae de Evesham, ed. W. D. Macray (Rolls Series no. 29, 1863).
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).
Fosbrooke, Glos. T. D. Fosbrooke, Abstracts of Records and Manuscripts Respecting the County of Gloucester, Formed into a History . . . (2 vols. Gloucester, 1807).
Glouc. Cath. Libr. Gloucester Cathedral Library.
Glouc. Corp. Recs. Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Gloucester, ed. W. H. Stevenson (Gloucester, 1893).
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 The Church Plate of Gloucestershire, ed. J. T. Evans (B.G.A.S. 1906).
Glos. Colln. Gloucestershire Collection, in Gloucester City Library, comprising printed works, manuscripts, prints and drawings, &c.
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.
Glos. Subsidy Roll, 1327 Gloucestershire Subsidy Roll, 1 Ed. III, 1327 (priv. print. by Sir Thos. Phillipps n.d. [? 1856]).
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.
Horde, Cheltenham Spa T. Horde, Cheltenham Spa, or the Muse in Gloucestershire (n.d. [? c. 1803–8]) (Glos. Colln. J 3.4).
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, xlvii, and ix, xxi, xlvii, and the B.G.A.S., 1893–1914).
Manual of Glos. Lit. The Bibliographer's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature . . . ed. F. A. Hyett and W. Bazeley (3 vols. Gloucester, 1895–7, priv. print.).
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.
Proc. C.N.F.C. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club.
Reg. Cobham (Worcs. Hist. Soc.) Register of Bishop Thomas de Cobham, 1317–27, ed. E. H. Pearce (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1930).
Reg. Giffard (Worcs. Hist. Soc.) Register of Bishop Godfrey Giffard, 1268–1302, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1902).
Reg. Ginsborough (Worcs. Hist. Soc.) 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. Reynolds (Worcs. Hist. Soc.) Register of Bishop Walter Reynolds, 1308–13, ed. R. A. Wilson (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1927).
Reg. Sede Vacante (Worcs. Hist. Soc.) Register of the Diocese of Worcester during the Vacancy of the See, ed. J. W. W. Bund (Worcs. Hist. Soc. 1893–7).
21st Rep. Com. Char. 21st Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Enquire Concerning Charities (Lord Brougham's Commission), H.C. 349 (1829), viii.
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).
Royce, Stow D. Royce, History and Antiquities of Stow (Stow-on-the-Wold, 1861).
Rudder, Glos. S. Rudder, A 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, The History of the County of Gloucester (2 vols. Gloucester, 1803).
Shakespeare Libr. Shakespeare Birthplace Memorial Trust Library, Stratford-uponAvon.
Sherborne Mun. Calendar of Charters, Rolls, and Other Documents at Sherborne House (1900, priv. print.).
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).
Taylor, Dom. Glos. C. S. Taylor, Analysis of the Domesday Survey of Gloucestershire (B.G.A.S. 1887–9, issued in parts).
Trans. B.G.A.S. Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.
Visit. Glos. 1623 (Harl. Soc. xxi) The Visitation of the County of Gloucester, 1623, ed. J. Maclean and W. C. Heane (Harleian Society xxi, 1885).
Visit. Glos. 1682–3 (priv. print. 1884) The Visitation of the County of Gloucester . . . 1682 . . . 1683 . . ., ed. T. Fitz-Roy Fenwick and W. C. Metcalfe (Exeter, 1884, priv. print.).
Westm. Abb. Mun. Westminster Abbey Muniments.
Witts, Arch. Handbook of Glos. G. B. Witts, Archaeological Handbook of the County of Gloucester (Cheltenham, 1883).
Warws. R.O. Warwickshire Record Office.
Worc. Episc. Reg. Worcester Episcopal Registers.
Worcs. Hist. Soc. Worcestershire Historical Society.
Worcs. R.O. Worcestershire Record Office.
Yorks. E.R. Rec. Off. Yorkshire East Riding Record Office, Beverley.