Editorial note

Pages xxi-xxii

A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 4. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1911.

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The Editor wishes to express his thanks to all those who have assisted in the work of compiling the histories of the parishes dealt with in this volume. He is particularly indebted to Mr. J. Horace Round, M.A., LL.D., for reading all the proofs and offering many valuable suggestions both for this volume and Volume III. Among those who have read the proofs containing the accounts of the districts with which they are well acquainted and thus helped to ensure accuracy as to local details, the Editor desires to express his gratitude to the Earl of Portsmouth, the Lord Bolton, the Lord Curzon of Kedleston, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., the Hon. Gerald Lascelles, Sir William W. Portal, Bart., Sir Eyre Coote, Rev. A. Leigh Barker, M.A., Rev. R. F. Bigg-Wither, M.A., Rev. W. J. Clapp, M.A., Rev. W. L. W. Eyre, Rev. A. T. Finch, M.A., Rev. C. E. Hoyle, M.A., Rev. W. Turner Long, Rev. U. Z. Rule, Rev. C. H. St. John-Mildmay, M.A., Rev. G. C. Stenning, M.A., Rev. H. C. Tompkins, M.A., Rev. M. N. Walde, Mr. J. H. Benyon, Mr. C. L. Chute, Mr. A. F. Clifford, Captain F. J. Dalgety, D.L., J.P., Mr. W. H. Deverell, M.A., D.L., J.P., Mr. Richard Durnford, Mr. A. East, Mr. R. B. Eggar, Mr. Thomas Eggar, Mr. and Mrs. J. HautenvilleCope, Mr. A. B. Heath, Lieut. J. F. R. Hope, Mr. J. A. Kingdon, Mr. Montagu G. Knight, D.L., J.P., Mr. G. M. Miles-Bailey, J.P., Mr. W. S. Tomkins, Mr. H. B. Walters, M.A., F.S.A., and Mr. J. Willis-Fleming, D.L., J.P.

The number of those to whom the Editor and his staff are indebted for assistance by the loan of MSS. and supplying information is too large to give in detail, but especial thanks in this respect are due to the Duke of Wellington, K.G., G.C.V.O., the Duchess of Wellington, RearAdmiral the Hon. Walter G. Stopford, R.N., the Hon. F. H. Baring, Major-Gen. Sir A. F. Warren, K.C.B., the Ven. Archdeacon Fearon, D.D., Rev. T. A. Hayes Belcher, M.A., Rev. W. G. Cazalet, M.A., Rev. R. J. Chandler, Rev. J. H. D. Creighton, Rev. H. E. DelmeRadcliffe, M.A., Rev. W. F. T. Hamilton, M.A., Rev. A. B. Hargrave, M.A., Rev. C. de Havilland, M.A., Rev. W. H. Hayman, M.A., Rev. K. E. Kelsall, M.A., Rev. W. H. Moody, B.A., Rev. R. Price, Rev. A. C. Radcliffe, M.A., Rev. C. P. C. Seagrim, B.A., Rev. J. Carpenter Turner, M.A., Rev. J. F. Williams, M.A., Rev. J. N. B. Woodroffe, M.A., Mrs. Alder, Mr. G. E. Baker (Bursar of Magdalen College, Oxford), Mr. F. H. Bathurst, Mr. F. H. Birch, Mr. George Briscoe, Mr. W. Fitzherbert Brockholes, Mr. Tankerville Chamberlayne, B.A., J.P., Mr. H. F. Compton, D.L., J.P., Capt. F. Cotton, Mr. John Coventry, J.P., Mr. G. H. Duckworth, Mr. H. J. Dutton, J.P., Mr. Montague Edwards, Mr. Douglas Everett, Mr. G. E. Briscoe Eyre, M.A., J.P., Mr. J. A. K. Falconer, Mr. H. C. Formby, B.A., J.P., Mr. H. L. Hansard, M.A., J.P., Mr. George Hennessy, Mr. Ellis Hicks-Beach, Mr. H. E. S. Holt, Mr. W. F. Hull, Mr. A. H. Hussey, Capt. G. D. Jeffreys, J.P., Mr. John Jeffreys, J.P., Mr. F. H. T. Jervoise, F.S.A., Mr. Herbert Johnson, Mr. J. Lindsay Johnston, M.A., D.L., J.P., Commodore A. L. Knapton, R.N., Mr. A. Murray, Mrs. S. C. Newcome, Mr. Keppel Pulteney, J.P., Mr. A. N. Radcliffe, Mr. Hugh E. Raynbird, Mr. A. E. Scott, J.P., Mr. F. Shingleton, Mrs. Suckling, Col. T. E. Vickers, C.B., V.D., and Mr. T. B. Woodham; also to the late Lord Swaythling, Lieut.-Col. Sir F. W. Cardcn, Capt. C. J. Maxwell Lefroy and Mr. T. F. Kirby, M.A., F.S.A.

The Editor is also indebted to the late Earl of Northbrook, Sir William W. Portal, Bart., the Rev. W. L. W. Eyre, Col. H. St. JohnMildmay, the Society of Antiquaries, the Royal Archaeological Institute and the Hampshire Field Club for illustrations.