Note on abbreviations

Pages xix-xx

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6, Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey With Highgate. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1980.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation, in addition to those noted in the V.C.H. Handbook (1970):

B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
B.L.H.L. Barnet Local History Library
Brewer, Beauties of Eng. and Wales, x(5) J. N. Brewer, vol. x (1816) of The Beauties of England and Wales (1810-16), ed. E. W. Brayley and J. Britton. The part of the work cited is alternatively known either as the fifth part, or as the second part of vol. iv, of London and Middlesex, which is itself vol. x of The Beauties.
Calamy Revised A. G. Matthews, Calamy Revised (1934)
Educ. Enquiry Abs. 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)
Ft. of F. Lond. & Mdx. Calendar to the Feet of Fines for London and Middlesex, ed. W. J. Hardy and W. Page (2 vols. 1892-3)
Foot, Agric. of Mdx. P. Foot, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Middlesex (1794)
Freshfield, Communion Plate E. Freshfield, The Communion Plate of the Parish Churches in the county of Middlesex (1897)
Guildhall MSS. City of London, Guildhall Library. The collection includes bishops' registers (MS. 9531), diocesan administrative records (MSS. 9532-60), and records of bishops' estates (MSS. 10234-51)
Hennessy, Novum Rep. G. Hennessy, Novum Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (1898)
Hist. Lond. Transport T. C. Barker and M. Robbins, A History of London Transport (2 vols. 1975 edn.)
Hist. Mon. Com. Mdx. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Middlesex (H.M.S.O. 1937)
Kelly's Dir. Mdx. The Post Office Directories. The directories for Middlesex between 1845 and 1863 were published as part of the Home Counties Directory
Lond. Dioc. Bk. Yearbook of the diocese of London (1940 to date)
Lysons, Environs D. Lysons, The Environs of London (1792-6), vols. ii and iii (1795), Supplement (1811)
M.L.R. Middlesex Land Registry. The enrolments and indexes are at the Greater London Record Office (Middlesex Records); the volumes are at the Greater London Record Office
M.R.O. Middlesex Record Office. On the incorporation of Middlesex within Greater London on 1 April 1965 the office became known as the Greater London Record Office (Middlesex Records)
Mdx. Cnty. Rec. Middlesex County Records [1550-1688], ed. J. C. Jeaffreson (4 vols. 1886-92)
Mdx. Cnty. Rec. Sess. Bks. 1689-1709 Middlesex County Records, Calendar of the Sessions Books 1689 to 1709, ed. W. J. Hardy (1905)
Mdx. Sess. Rec. Calendar to the Sessions Records [1612-18], ed. W. le Hardy (4 vols. 1935-41)
Middleton, View J. Middleton, View of the Agriculture of Middlesex (1798)
Mudie-Smith, Rel. Life R. Mudie-Smith, The Religious Life of London (1904)
Newcourt, Rep. R. Newcourt, Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (2 vols. 1708-10)
Norden, Spec. Brit. J. Norden, Speculum Britanniae (Middlesex) (facsimile edn. 1971)
P.N. Mdx. (E.P.N.S.) The Place-Names of Middlesex (English Place-Name Society, vol. xviii, 1942)
Pevsner, Mdx. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Middlesex (1951)
Potter Colln. British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings, Potter Collection of North London Topography
Rep. on Bridges in Mdx. Report of the Committee of Magistrates Appointed to make Enquiry respecting the Public Bridges in the County of Middlesex (1826) in M.R.O.
Rec. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Rep. Cttee. on Returns by Overseers, 1776 Report of the Select Committee on Returns by Overseers of the Poor 1776, H.C., 1st ser. ix
Robbins, Mdx. M. Robbins, Middlesex (1953)
Thorne, Environs J. Thorne, Handbook to the Environs of London [alphabetically arranged in two parts] (1876)
T.L.M.A.S. Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (1856 to date). Consecutive numbers are used for the whole series, although vols. vii-xvii (1905-54) appeared as N.S. i-xi
W.A.M. Westminster Abbey Muniments
Walker Revised A. G. Matthews, Walker Revised (1948)