Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 11, Telford. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1985.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 11, Telford, (London, 1985) pp. xix-xx. British History Online [accessed 29 February 2024]


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

B.L. British Library
Bye-Gones Bye-Gones relating to Wales and the Border Counties (Oswestry, [1871-1940])
C.S. Cantilupe Society
Cranage D. H. S. Cranage, Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire (Wellington; 2 vols. 1901 and 1912, published in 10 parts 1894-1912). Cited by part number.
Eyton R.W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire (12 vols. 1854-60)
G.R.O. General Register Office
H.W.R.O.(H.) Hereford and Worcester Record Office (Hereford)
H.W.R.O.(W.) Hereford and Worcester Record Office (Worcester)
I.G.M.T. Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
L.J.R.O. Lichfield Joint Record Office
M.U.L. John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Montg. Coll. Montgomeryshire Collections: Journal of the Powysland Club
N.M.R. National Monuments Record
Orders of Q. Sess. Abstract of the Orders made by the Court of Quarter Sessions for Shropshire, ed. R. L1. Kenyon and Sir Offley Wakeman (Shropshire County Records nos. 2-5, 7, 9, 11-17 [Shrewsbury, 1901-16])
Pevsner, Shropshire N. Pevsner, Shropshire (The Buildings of England, 1958)
Q. Sess. Rolls Full List and Partial Abstract of . . . the Quarter Sessions Rolls, 1696-1820, ed. L. J. Lee and R. G. Venables (Shropshire County Records nos. 6, 10 [Shrewsbury, 1901-5])
R.O. Record Office
SA See below, S.M.R.
S.C.C. Shropshire (formerly Salop) County Council
S.C.C. Mins. Shropshire (formerly Salop) County Council Reports and Minutes
S.H.C. Staffordshire Record Society (formerly William Salt Archaeological Society), Collections for a History of Staffordshire
S.M.R. Shropshire Sites and Monuments Record, S.C.C. Planning Department. Information cited by primary record number prefixed with SA.
S.P.L. Shropshire Libraries, Local Studies Department, Shrewsbury (formerly Shrewsbury Public Library)
S.P.R. Shropshire Parish Registers
S.R.O. Shropshire Record Office
Salop. Agric. Returns, 1905 Board of Agriculture Returns for Shropshire 1905, copy in possession of V.C.H.
Salop. N. & Q. Shropshire Notes & Queries
T.C.S.V.F.C. Transactions of the Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club
T.D.C. Telford Development Corporation
T.S.A.S. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society
Trinder, Ind. Rev. Salop. B. Trinder, Industrial Revolution in Shropshire (1973; 2nd edn. 1981). References to the 2nd edition are dated.
W.B.R. Wenlock borough records
W.S.L. William Salt Library, Stafford

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