Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1989.

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T F T Baker, Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot, 'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington, ed. C R Elrington( London, 1989), British History Online [accessed 24 July 2024].

T F T Baker, Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot, 'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington. Edited by C R Elrington( London, 1989), British History Online, accessed July 24, 2024,

T F T Baker, Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot. "Note on abbreviations". A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington. Ed. C R Elrington(London, 1989), , British History Online. Web. 24 July 2024.


Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation, in addition to those noted in the Victoria History's Handbook for Editors and Authors (1970):

Archit. of Lond. E. Jones and C. Woodward, A Guide to the Architecture of London (1983)
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
Bacon, Atlas of Lond. (1886) Ordnance Atlas of London and Suburbs, ed. G. W. Bacon (1886)
Baines, Rec. Hampstead Records of the Manor, Parish, and Borough of Hampstead, ed. F. E. Baines (1890)
Barratt, Annals T. J. Barratt, The Annals of Hampstead (3 vols. 1912)
Booth, 'Archives' J. Booth, 'Extracts from Archives of the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington' (TS. 1930 in Marylebone library)
Booth, Life and Labour C. Booth, Life and Labour of the People in London (17 vols. revised edn. 1902-3). Survey begun 1886
Booth's Map (1889) Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty, 1889 (London Topographical Society 1984)
C.C.C. Council for the Care of Churches (formerly Council for Places of Worship)
C.H.R. Camden History Review (1973 to date)
C.U.L. Cambridge University Library
Calamy Revised Calamy Revised, ed. A. G. Matthews (1934)
Clarke, Lond. Chs. B. F. L. Clarke, Parish Churches of London (1966)
Colvin, Brit. Architects H. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840 (1978)
Cruchley's New Plan (1829) [G. F.] Cruchley's New Plan of London and Its Environs (1829)
D.S.R. District Surveyors' Returns. In G.L.R.O.
E.C.R. Eton College Records
Freshfield, Communion Plate E. Freshfield, Communion Plate of the Parish Churches in the County of London (1895)
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)
G.L.C. Greater London Council
G.L.R.O. Greater London Record Office. Contains the collection of the former Middlesex Record Office (M.R.O.)
Guildhall MSS. City of London, Guildhall Library. Contains registers of wills of the commissary court of London (London division) (MS. 9171), bishops' registers (MS. 9531), diocesan administrative records (MSS. 9532-9560), registers of nonconformist meeting houses (MS. 9580), court books of Paddington (MS. 10465), and records of the bishop of London's estates, including material transferred by the Church Commissioners and from St. Paul's cathedral library
Gunnis, Sculptors R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851 (1951)
H.H.E. Hampstead & Highgate Express
Hampstead One Thousand J. Richardson, Hampstead One Thousand, A.D. 986-1986 (1985)
Harvey, Westm. Abbey B. Harvey, Westminster Abbey and its Estates in the Middle Ages (1977)
Hennessy, Novum Rep. G. Hennessy, Novum Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (1894)
Hist. Lond. Transport T. C. Barker and M. Robbins, History of London Transport (2 vols. 1975)
Hist. Mon. Com. W. Lond. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, ii, West London (H.M.S.O. 1925)
Images of Hampstead S. Jenkins and J. Ditchburn, Images of Hampstead (1982)
Insurance Plans Insurance plans of London, mostly 40' to 1", pub. by Chas. E. Goad Ltd. from 1886. Revisions, to 1925 and to 1970, for parts of Hampstead (Kilburn) and Paddington in Guildhall Library; original and revised plans for Paddington, with modern key, in Marylebone library
Kennedy, Manor of Hampstead J. Kennedy, The Manor and Parish Church of Hampstead (1906)
L.B. London Borough
L.C.C. London County Council
L.C.C. Lond. Statistics L.C.C. London Statistics (26 vols. 1905-6 to 1936-8, beginning with vol. xvi). Followed by ibid. new series (2 vols. 1945-54 and 1947-56) and by further new series from 1957
Lond. Encyc. The London Encyclopaedia, ed. B. Weinreb and C. Hibbert (1983)
Lysons, Environs D. Lysons, Environs of London (4 vols. 1792-6 and Supplement 1811)
M.B. Metropolitan Borough
M.B.W. Metropolitan Board of Works
M.L.R. Middlesex Land Registry. The enrolments, indexes, and registers are at the Greater London Record Office
M.M. & M. May, May & Merrimans, Gray's Inn. Records include court books of Hampstead from 1706
McDonald, 'Paddington' F. N. McDonald, 'A History of Paddington'. MS. (part TS.) in Marylebone library
Mackeson's Guide C. Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London and Its Suburbs (1866 and later edns.)
Mdx. County Rec. Middlesex County Records [1550-1688], ed. J. C. Jeaffreson (4 vols. 1886-92)
Mdx. County 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, Religious Life of London (1904)
New Lond. Life and Labour H. Llewellyn Smith and others, New Survey of London Life and Labour (9 vols. 1930-5). Survey undertaken 1928
Newcourt, Rep. R. Newcourt, Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (2 vols. 1708-10)
Newton, Map of Hampstead (1814) J. and W. Newton, map in Park, Hampstead, facing p. 1
Norden, Spec. Brit. J. Norden, Speculum Britanniae: Middlesex (facsimile edn. 1971)
P.N. Mdx. (E.P.N.S.) Place-Names of Middlesex (English Place-Name Society, vol. xviii, 1942)
Park, Hampstead J. J. Park, The Topography and Natural History of Hampstead (1818)
Pevsner, Lond. ii N. Pevsner, Buildings of England: London except the Cities of London and Westminster (1952)
Potter Colln. British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings, Potter Collection of North London Topography
Reeder, 'Capital Investment' D. A. Reeder, 'Capital Investment in the Western Suburbs of Victorian London' (Leicester Univ. Ph.D. thesis, 1965)
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). Copy in G.L.R.O.
Rep. 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
Robins, Paddington W. Robins, Paddington: Past and Present (1853)
Rocque, Map of Lond. (1741-5) J. Rocque, Exact survey of the cities of London, Westminster, and the borough of Southwark, and the country near ten miles around (1746, facsimile edn. 1971)
S.C.L. Swiss Cottage Library
Saint, 'Hampstead Walk' A. Saint, 'Hampstead Walk' (descriptions for walks by the Victorian Society, 1978)
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
Thompson, Hampstead F. M. L. Thompson, Hampstead, Building a Borough, 1650-1964 (1974)
Thorne, Environs J. Thorne, Handbook to the Environs of London (1876) [alphabetically arranged in two parts]
W.A.M. Westminster Abbey Muniments
Wade, More Streets C. Wade, More Streets of Hampstead (1973)
Wade, Streets of Hampstead C. Wade, The Streets of Hampstead (1984)
Wade, W. Hampstead C. Wade, The Streets of West Hampstead (1975)
Walker Revised Walker Revised, ed. A. G. Matthews (1948)