Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Leicestershire: Volume 5, Gartree Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1964.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Leicestershire: Volume 5, Gartree Hundred, (London, 1964) pp. xvii. British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]


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

Burton, Description of Leics. W. Burton, The Description of Leicestershire (London, 1622), 2nd edn. (Lynn, 1777).
32nd Rep. Com. Char. Pt. 5 Report of the Commissioners for Inquiry concerning certain Charities in England and Wales [163], H.C. (1839), xv.
Curtis, Topog. Hist. Leics. J. Curtis, Topographical History of the County of Leicester (Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 1831).
Educ. Enquiry Abstract, 1835 Abstract of Answers and Returns relative to the State of Education in England, H.C. 62 (1835), xlii.
Farnham, Leics. Med. Pedigrees G. F. Farnham, Leicestershire Medieval Pedigrees (Leicester, 1925).
Farnham, Leics. Notes G. F. Farnham, Leicestershire Medieval Village Notes (6 vols., priv. print., Leicester, 1929-33).
Hill, Gartree J. H. Hill, The History of the Hundred of Gartree (2 vols., priv. print., Leicester): vol. i, The History of the Parish of Langton with portions of Gartree (1867), vol. ii, The History of Market Harborough with portions of Gartree (1875).
Hilton, Econ. Devt. Leics. Estates R. H. Hilton, The Economic Development of some Leicestershire Estates in the 14th and 15th centuries (1947).
L.R.O. Leicestershire Record Office, 57 New Walk, Leicester.
Leics. and Rut. N. & Q. Leicestershire and Rutland Notes and Queries.
Longden, Northants. and Rut. Clergy H. I. Longden, Northamptonshire and Rutland Clergy from 1500, 15 vols. (Northampton, 1938-43), vol. 16, Indexes, Addenda and Corrigenda (Northampton, 1952).
Market Harborough Par. Recs. Market Harborough Parish Records, ed. J. E. Stocks and W. B. Bragg (2 vols., London, 1890, 1926): to A.D. 1530, 1531 to 1837.
Nichols, Leics. J. Nichols, The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester (4 vols. in 8, 1795-1811).
North, Ch. Bells Leics. T. North, The Church Bells of Leicestershire (Leicester, 1876).
Parker, 'Inclosure' L. A. Parker, 'Inclosure in Leicestershire, 1485-1607' (unpublished Ph.D. thesis, London University, 1948).
Pevsner, Leics. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland (1960).
Poor Law Abstract, 1803 Abstract of Answers and Returns relative to the Expense and Maintenance of the Poor in England, H.C. 175 (1803-4), xiii.
Slade, Leics. Survey The Leicestershire Survey A.D. 1130, ed. C. F. Slade (Department of English Local History Occasional Papers No. 7, University College Press, Leicester, 1955).
Studies in Leics. Agrarian Hist. Studies in Leicestershire Agrarian History, ed. W. G. Hoskins (T.L.A.S. xxiv, 1949).
Throsby, Leics. Views J. Throsby, Views in Leicestershire (2 vols., Leicester, 1789, London, 1790), vol. i, Select Views of Leicestershire from Original Drawings, vol. ii, The Supplementary Volume to the Leicestershire Views containing a Series of Excursions in the Year 1790.
T.L.A.S. Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society.
Trollope, Ch. Plate Leics. A. Trollope, An Inventory of the Church Plate of Leicestershire (2 vols., Leicester, 1890).
Wyggeston Hosp. Recs. Calendar of Charters and other documents belonging to the Hospital of William Wyggeston, ed. A. Hamilton Thompson (Leicester, 1933).

It should be noted that although some directories for Leicestershire also cover one or more other counties, they are in this volume referred to as Dir. Leics.