Note on abbreviations

Pages xviii-xix

A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 4, Agriculture. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1989.

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

Ag. Hist. Eng. The Agrarian History of England and Wales, i-ii, iv-v, viii, ed. H. P. R. Finberg and J. Thirsk (1967-88)
Agric. H.R. Agricultural History Review
Ann. Mon. (Rolls Ser.) Annales Monastici, ed. H. R. Luard (5 vols., Rolls Ser. 1864-9)
Arch. Jnl. Archaeological Journal
B.L. British Library
B.M. British Museum
Bk. of Fees The Book of Fees (3 vols. H.M.S.O. 1920-31)
Bodl. Bodleian Library, Oxford
Brit. Arch. Rep. British Archaeological Reports
Bull. Inst. Hist. Res. Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
Burke, Land. Gent. J. and J. B. Burke and others, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary (later History) of the Landed Gentry (1843-1972)
Burke, Peerage J. Burke and others, A General (later Genealogical) and Heraldic Dictionary (later History) of the Peerage (1826-1970)
Bye-Gones Bye-Gones relating to Wales and the Border Counties (Oswestry, [1871-1940])
Cal. Chart. R. Calendar of the Charter Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1903-27)
Cal. Close Calendar of the Close Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1892-1963)
Cal. Inq. Misc. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916-69)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1904-in progress)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1891-in progress)
Camd. Soc. Camden Society
Census Census report (printed)
Close R. Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1902-75)
Complete Peerage G. E. C[okayne] and others, The Complete Peerage (2nd edn., 13 vols. 1910-59)
Compton Census, ed. Whiteman The Compton Census of 1676: a critical edition, ed. A. Whiteman (British Academy Records of Social and Economic History, N.S. x, 1986)
D.N.B. Dictionary of National Biography
Dict. Welsh Biog. The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion; 1959 edn.)
E.H.R. English Historical Review
Econ. H.R. Economic History Review
Eyton R. W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire (12 vols. 1854-60)
G.E.C. Baronetage G. E. C[okayne], Complete Baronetage (6 vols. 1900-9)
Gent. Mag. The Gentleman's Magazine (1731-1867)
H.W.R.O.(H.) Hereford and Worcester Record Office (Hereford)
Hist. Parl., Commons The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1509-58, ed. S. T. Bindoff (3 vols. 1982); 1558-1603, ed. P. W. Hasler (3 vols. 1981); 1715-54, ed. R. Sedgwick (2 vols. 1970); 1754-90, ed. L. Namier and J. Brooke (3 vols. 1964)
I.G.M.T. Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
Ind. Arch. Rev. Industrial Archaeology Review
Inq. Non. (Rec. Com.) Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii, ed. G. Vanderzee (Record Commission, 1807)
J.R.A.S.E. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England
Jnl. Brit. Arch. Assoc. Journal of the British Archaeological Association
L. & P. Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (H.M.S.O. 1864-1932)
L.J. Journal of the House of Lords
L.J.R.O. Lichfield Joint Record Office
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin Smith The Itinerary of John Leland, ed. L. Toulmin Smith (5 vols. 1906-8)
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Med. Arch. Medieval Archaeology
Mont. Colln. Montgomeryshire Collections: Journal of the Powysland Club
N.L.W. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
O.S. Ordnance Survey
Orders of Q. Sess. Abstract of the Orders made by the Court of Quarter Sessions for Shropshire, ed. R. Ll. Kenyon and Sir Offley Wakeman (Shropshire County Records nos. 2-5, 7, 9, 11-17 [Shrewsbury, 1901-16])
P.R.O. Public Record Office (see p. xvi)
P.R.S. Pipe Roll Society
Pipe R. Pipe Rolls
R.H.S. Royal Historical Society
R.O. Record Office
Rec. Bucks. Records of Buckinghamshire
Rot. Hund. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. III et Edw. I in Turri Londinensi et in Curia Receptae Scaccarii West. asservati, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (2 vols. Record Commission, 1812-18)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum (6 vols. [1783])
S.C.C. Shropshire (formerly Salop) County Council
S.M.R. Shropshire Sites and Monuments Record, S.C.C. Property and Planning Services Department. Information cited by primary record number prefixed with SA
S.P.L. Local Studies Library, Shrewsbury (formerly Shrewsbury Public Library)
S.P.R. Shropshire Parish Registers
S.R.O. Shropshire Record Office (see p. xvii)
SA See above, S.M.R.
T.C.S.V.F.C. Transactions of the Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club
T.S.A.S. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society
Tax. Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae auctoritate P. Nicholai IV, circa A.D. 1291, ed. T. Astle, S. Ayscough, and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
V.C.H. Victoria History of the Counties of England
Visit. Salop. 1623 The Visitation of Shropshire, taken in the Year 1623 (Harleian Society, xxviii-xxix, 1889)
W.S.L. William Salt Library, Stafford
Yr. Bk. Year Book