Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 14, Bampton Hundred (Part Two). Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2004.

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

a. acre (s)
Abbrev. Rot. Orig. Rotulorum Originalium Abbreviatio, temp. Hen. III, Edw. I (Record Commission, 1805)
Acts of PC Acts of the Privy Council of England (HMSO, 1890–1964)
Acts of PC (Rec. Com.) Proceedings and Ordinances of the Privy Council of England, 1386–1542 (Record Commission, 1834–7)
Allen, Mount House T.G. Allen with J. Hiller, Excavation of a Medieval Manor House of the Bishops of Winchester at Mount House, Witney (Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph No. 13, Oxford, 2002)
Alumni Oxon. 1500–1714; Alumni Oxonienses, 1500–1714; 1715–1886, ed. J. Foster (Oxford, 1888–92)
archaeol. archaeology, archaeological
Archaeol. Jnl Archaeological Journal
archit. architecture, architectural
BL British Library
BNC Mun. Muniments of Brasenose College, Oxford
Bampton Hund. R. Oxfordshire Hundred Rolls of 1279 (Bampton Hundred, Witney Borough), ed. E. Stone, P. Hyde (ORS 46)
Besse, Sufferings J. Besse, A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, from 1650 to 1689 (London, 1753)
bdy; bdies boundary; boundaries
Blair, A-S Oxon. J. Blair, Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire (1994)
Book of Fees The Book of Fees (HMSO, 1920–31)
Blenheim Mun. Muniments of the duke of Marlborough at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon.
bldg (s) building (s)
Bodl. Bodleian Library
bp bishop
Bp Fell and Nonconf. Bishop Fell and Nonconformity: Visitation Documents, 1682–3, ed. Mary Clapinson (ORS 52)
Brewer, Oxon. J. N. Brewer, A topographical and historic description of the county of Oxford (London, 1819)
Brit. British
Burke's Peerage; Extinct Baronetcies; Landed Gentry J. Burke and others, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage; A History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies; A Dictionary of the Landed Gentry
CE Rec. Centre Church of England Record Centre, South Bermondsey, London
CBA Group 9 Council for British Archaeology, Regional Group 9
CCC Mun. Muniments of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
CJ Journals of the House of Commons
COS, OPA; PRN; SMR Centre for Oxfordshire Studies, Central Library, Westgate, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Photographic Archive; Primary Record Number (in SMR); Sites and Monuments Record
Cal. Chart. Calendar of the Charter Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1903–27)
Cal. Close Calendar of the Close Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1892–1963)
Cal. Cttee for Compounding Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, etc. (HMSO, 1889–92)
Cal. Cttee for Money Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Advance of Money, 1642–56 (HMSO, 1888)
Cal. Fine Calendar of the Fine Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1911–62)
Cal. Inq. Misc. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1916–68)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1904–87)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (HMSO, 1898–1955)
Cal. Lib. Calendar of the Liberate Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1917–64)
Cal. Papal Regs. Calendar of Papal Registers: Papal Letters (HMSO, and Irish MSS Com. 1893–1986)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Office (HMSO, 1891–1986)
Cal. QS Calendar of quarter sessions records in Oxfordshire Record Office by W.J. Oldfield
Cal. SP Dom. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series (HMSO, 1856–1972)
Camd., Camden Soc. Camden Series, Camden Society
Cant. & York Soc. Canterbury and York Society
Cat. Catalogue
Cat. Ancient Deeds Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1890–1915)
Cath. Rec. Soc. Catholic Record Society
Ch. and Chapel, 1851 Church and Chapel in Oxfordshire, 1851. The Return of the Census of Religious Worship, ed. Kate Tiller (ORS 55)
Ch. Bells Oxon. F. Sharpe, The Church Bells of Oxfordshire (ORS 28, 30, 32, 34)
Ch. Ch. Mun. Muniments of Christ Church, Oxford
Chant. Cert. Chantry Certificates and Edwardian Inventories of Church Goods, ed. Rose Graham (ORS 1)
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Char. Don. Abstract of Returns relative to Charitable Donations for the Benefit of Poor Persons (Parl. Papers 1816 (511), xvi)
Close Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1902–15)
Complete Baronetage G.E. C[okayne], Complete Baronetage (Exeter, 1900–9)
Complete Peerage G.E. C[okayne] and others, The Complete Peerage (2nd edn, 1910–59)
Compton Census, ed. Whiteman The Compton Census of 1676, ed. A. Whiteman (Records of Social and Economic History, n.s. x)
Crockford Crockford's Clerical Directory
cttee committee
Cur. Reg. Curia Regis Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1922–79)
DNB Dictionary of National Biography
Davis, Oxon. Map (1797) R. Davis, A New Map of the County of Oxford (1797)
Dep. Kpr's Rep. Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records (1840–1958)
Deserted Villages of Oxon. K.J. Allison, M.W. Beresford, and J.G. Hurst, Deserted Villages of Oxfordshire (Leicester Univ. Dept of English Local History, Occasional Papers, no. 17)
Dict. Dictionary
Dir. Directory
DoE, Revised Hist. Bldgs List Department of Environment, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: copies in COS
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley and others (1817–30)
EETS Early English Text Society
EHR English Historical Review
EPNS English Place-Name Society
Educ. of Poor Digest Digest of Returns to the Select Committee on the Education of the Poor (Parl. Papers 1819 (224), ix B)
Emden, OU Reg. to 1500 A.B. Emden, Biographical Register of the University of Oxford to AD 1500 (Oxford, 1957–9)
Emden, OU Reg. 1501–40 A. B. Emden, Biographical Register of the University of Oxford AD 1501 to 1540 (Oxford, 1974)
Eng. England
Evans, Ch. Plate J.T. Evans, Church Plate of Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1928)
Excerpta e Rot. Finium Excerpta e Rotulis Finium, Hen. III (Record Commission, 1835–6)
Eynsham Cart. Cartulary of Eynsham Abbey, ed. H.E. Salter (OHS 49, 51)
Farrer, Honors W. Farrer, Honors and Knights' Fees (3 vols, London, 1923–5)
Feudal Aids Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1899–1920)
Gent. Mag. Gentleman's Magazine
Geol. Surv. Geological Survey
Giles, Hist. Witney J.A. Giles, History of Witney, with Notices of the Neighbouring Parishes and Hamlets (London, 1852)
Glasscock, Subsidy 1334 R.E. Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (Oxford, 1975)
Godson, Witney Map (1814–16) S. Godson, Plan of the Manor of Witney 1814–16: copy in Bodl. (R) MS C 17:49 (276); with accompanying surveys in Blenheim Mun., E/P/30 and E/P/31
Grundy, Saxon Oxon. G. B. Grundy, Saxon Oxfordshire (ORS 15)
HC House of Commons
HL House of Lords
HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission, since 2003 part of the National Archives
HMSO Her (His) Majesty's Stationery Office
ha. hectare (s)
Harl. Soc. Harleian Society
Hearth Tax Oxon. Hearth Tax Returns for Oxfordshire, 1665, ed. Maureen Weinstock (ORS 21)
Hodgson, QAB C. Hodgson, Account of the Augmentation of Small Livings by the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne (2nd edn, London, 1845)
Hyde, 'Winchester Manors' P. Hyde, 'Winchester Manors at Witney and Adderbury, Oxfordshire, in the later Middle Ages' (Oxford University B Litt thesis, 1954)
incl. inclosure
inv. inventory
Jefferys, Oxon. Map (1767) T. Jefferys, The County of Oxford (1767)
Jnl Royal Agric. Soc. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society
L&I Soc. List and Index Society
L&P Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (HMSO, 1864–1932)
LJ Journals of the House of Lords
LRS Lincoln Record Society
Land Util. Surv. Reports of the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain: pt 56, Oxfordshire, by Mary Marshall (1943)
Leland, Itin. (ed. Toulmin Smith) Itinerary of John Leland, ed. L. Toulmin Smith (1906–10)
Lewis, Topog. Dict. Eng. (1840) S. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England (1840)
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Lunt (ed.), Val. Norw. Valuation of Norwich, ed. W.E. Lunt (Oxford 1926)
Magd. Coll. Mun. Muniments of Magdalen College, Oxford
Milne, Oxon. Tokens J.G. Milne (ed.), Catalogue of Oxfordshire Seventeenth-Century Tokens (Oxford, 1935)
Misc. Gen. et Her. Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, ed. J. J. Howard and W.B. Bannerman (London, 1868–1938)
mkt (s) market (s)
mon. monument(s)
Monk, Hist. Witney W. J. Monk, History of Witney (Witney, 1894)
New Coll. Arch. Archives of New College, Oxford
Nonarum Inquisitiones Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii (Record Commission, 1807)
N & Q Notes and Queries
NMR English Heritage, National Monuments Record, Swindon
NRA National Register of Archives
nonconf. nonconformity
OAHS Proc. Proceedings of the Oxford Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture, 1839–59; and of the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, 1860–1900
OAS Rep. Reports and Transactions of the North Oxfordshire Archaeological Society, 1853–86, and of the Oxford Archaeological Society 1887–1949
OHS Oxford Historical Society
ORCC Oxfordshire Rural Community Council
ORO Oxfordshire County Record Office
ORS Oxfordshire Record Society
OS Ordnance Survey
Oldfield, 'Clerus Oxf. Dioc.' MS index to clergy of Oxford diocese by W. J. Oldfield in Oxfordshire Record Office
Oldham, 'Vestry Book' C. R. Oldham, 'The Witney Vestry Book 1793–1823; a Study of the Old Poor Law in Oxfordshire' (unpublished typescript, 1931): copy in COS
Orr, Oxon. Agric. J. Orr, Agriculture in Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1916)
Oseney Cart. Cartulary of Oseney Abbey, ed. H. E. Salter (OHS 89–91, 98, 105)
Oxf. Chron. Oxford Chronicle
Oxf. Dioc. Yr Bk Oxford Diocesan Year Book (Oxford, 1858–)
Oxf. Jnl Jackson's Oxford Journal
Oxf. Jnl Synopsis 'Chronological Synopsis and Index to Oxon. Items in Jackson's Oxford Journal 1753–80', ed. E. C. Davies; '1781–90', ed. E. H. Cordeaux (Typescripts 1967, 1976: copies in Central Library, Westgate, Oxford and the Bodleian Library)
Oxon. Fines Feet of Fines for Oxfordshire, 1195–1291, ed. H. E. Salter (ORS 12)
Oxon. Poll, 1754 The Poll of the Freeholders of Oxford, taken at Oxford on 17–23 April 1754
Oxon. Visit. Visitations of Oxfordshire in 1566, 1574, and 1634, ed. W. H. Turner (Harl. Soc. 5)
Oxon. Wills Some Oxfordshire Wills, ed. J. R. H. Weaver and A. Beardwood (ORS 39)
PN Oxon. (EPNS) Margaret Gelling, Place-Names of Oxfordshire (English Place-Name Soc. 23–4, 1953–4)
PO Arch. Post Office archives at Mount Pleasant, London
PRO former Public Record Office, since 2003 part of the National Archives
PRS Pipe Roll Society
par. parish; parochial
Par. Colln Parochial Collections by Anthony Wood and Richard Rawlinson, ed. F. N. Davis (ORS 2, 4, 11)
Pat. Patent Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (HMSO, 1900–3)
Pevsner, Oxon. Jennifer Sherwood and Nikolaus Pevsner, Buildings of England: Oxfordshire (Harmondsworth, 1974)
Pipe R Pipe Roll
Plac. de Quo Warr. Placita de Quo Warranto (Record Commission, 1818)
Placit. in Domo Capit. Abbrev. Placitorum in Domo Capitulari Westmonasteriensi Asservatorum Abbreviatio (Record Commission, 1811)
Plummer and Early, Blanket Makers A. Plummer and R. E. Early, The Blanket Makers 1669–1969: a History of Charles Early & Marriott (Witney) Ltd. (London, 1969)
Plummer, Witney Blanket Ind. A. Plummer, The Witney Blanket Industry: the Records of the Witney Blanket Weavers (London, 1934)
Poll Taxes 1377–81, ed. Fenwick Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379 and 1381, pt. 2: Lincs.-Westmorland, ed. C. C. Fenwick (British Academy Records in Social and Economic Hist. n.s. 29, 2001)
Poor Abstract, 1777; 1787 Reports of Select Committees on Poor Laws, 1775–7 and 1787 (Parl. Papers, HC Series 1, vol. ix)
Poor Abstract, 1804; 1818 Abstract of Answers and Returns relative to the Expense and Maintenance of the Poor (Parl. Papers 1804 (175), i; 1818 (82), xix)
Prob. Recs. Oxon. 1516–1732 Probate Records of the Courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Oxford 1516–1732, ed. E. Cheyne and D. M. Barratt (British Rec. Soc. 93–4, 1981–85)
Prob. Recs. Oxon. 1733–1857 Index to the Probate Records of the Courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Oxford 1733–1857, ed. D. M. Barratt, J. Howard-Drake, and M. Priddey (ORS 61, 1997)
Protestation Rtns and Tax Assess. Oxfordshire and North Berkshire Protestation Returns and Tax Assessments 1641–2, ed. J. Gibson (ORS 59)
Queen's Coll. Mun. Muniments of the Queen's College, Oxford
RCHM Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
RO Record Office
RS Rolls Series
Rec. Com. Record Commission
Rec. Witney Record of Witney (the Newsletter of the Witney and District Hist. and Archaeol. Soc.): copies in COS
Red Book Exch. (RS) Red Book of the Exchequer, ed. H. Hall (Rolls Series, 1896)
Reg. Regum Anglo-Norm. Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum 1066–1154, ed. H. W. C. Davies and others (1913–69)
Rep. Com. Char. Reports of the Commissioners for Charities (1819–40), indexed in Parl. Papers 1840 (279), xix (2)
Rodwell, Hist. Towns Oxon. K. Rodwell (ed.), Historic Towns in Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1975)
Rot. Chart. Rotuli Chartarum, 1199–1216 (Record Commission, 1837)
Rot. Cur. Reg. Rotuli Curiae Regis, 6 Richard I to 1 John (Record Commission, 1812–18)
Rot. de Oblatis et Finibus Rotuli de Oblatis et Finibus (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Hund. Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. III & Edw. I (Record Commission, 1812–18)
Rot. Lib. Rotuli de Liberate, regnante Johanne (Record Commission, 1844)
Rot. Litt. Claus. Rotuli Litterarum Clausarum, 1204–27 (Record Commission, 1833–44)
Rot. Litt. Pat. Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, 1201–16 (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum [1783]
s.a. sub anno (under the year)
SMR Oxfordshire Sites and Monuments Record, located in COS
Sanders, Eng. Baronies I. J. Sanders, English Baronies, 1086–1327 (Oxford, 1960)
sch. school
Secker's Corresp. The Correspondence of Thomas Secker, bishop of Oxford 1737–58, ed. A. P. Jenkins (ORS 57)
Secker's Visit. Articles of Enquiry at the Primary Visitation of Dr Thomas Secker, 1738, ed. H. A. Lloyd Jukes (ORS 38)
ser. series
Schumer, Wychwood (1984 edn; 1999 edn) The Evolution of Wychwood to 1400: Pioneers, Frontiers and Forests (University of Leicester, Department of English Local History Occasional Papers 6, 1984; revised edn Wychwood Press, 1999)
Skelton, Antiq. Oxon. J. Skelton, Illustrations of the Principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire (Oxford, 1823)
Smith, 'Reminiscences' William Smith, 'Reminiscences of Witney' (TS transcript (1972) of MS dated 14 Nov. 1872): copy in COS, 920 SMIT
sqq and pages (or folios) following
Subsidy 1526 Subsidy Collected in the Diocese of Lincoln in 1526, ed. H. E. Salter (OHS 63)
Tax. Eccl. Taxatio Ecclesiastica Anglie et Wallie . . . circa AD 1291 (Record Commission, 1801)
Trans. Transactions
Univ. Brit. Dir. Universal British Directory of Trade and Commerce (London, 1790–[1798])
Univ. Coll. Arch. Archives of University College, Oxford
VCH Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. Valor Ecclesiasticus, temp. Hen. VIII (Record Commission, 1810–34)
Visit. Dioc. Linc. Visitations in the Diocese of Lincoln 1517–31, ed. A. Hamilton Thompson (LRS 33, 35, 37)
Wilb. Letter Bks The Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce 1843–68, ed. R. K. Pugh (ORS 47)
Wilb. Visit. Bishop Wilberforce's Visitation Returns, 1854, ed. E. P. Baker (ORS 35)
Winch. PR 1208–9, ed. Hall Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, 1208–9, ed. H. Hall (London, 1903)
Winch. PR 1210–11, ed. Holt Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, 1210–11, ed. N. R. Holt (Manchester, 1964)
Winch. PR 1301–2, ed. Page Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, 1301–2, ed. M. Page (Hants Rec. Ser. 14, 1996)
Winch. PR 1409–10, ed. Page Pipe Roll of the Bishopric of Winchester, 1409–10, ed. M. Page (Hants Rec. Ser. 16, 1999)
Witney Ct. Bks Calendar of the Court Books of the Borough of Witney 1538–1610, ed. J. L. Bolton and Marjorie M. Maslen (ORS 54)
Witney Methodist Ch. deeds Deeds of Witney Methodist Church, 1652–1982, consulted by kind permission of the minister (1995)
'Witney Par. Diary' Witney Parish Diary from 1864, in possession of the incumbent; consulted by kind permission of Canon R. E. Meredith
Wood's Life The Life and Times of Anthony Wood, Antiquary, of Oxford 1632–95, ed. A. Clark (OHS 19, 21, 26, 30, 40)
Young, Oxon. Agric. A. Young, General View of the Agriculture of Oxfordshire (London, 1813)