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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 3. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1974.

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C 1 Early
C 2 Series I
C 3 Series II
C 44 Placita in Cancellaria, Tower Series
C 47 Miscellanea
C 54 Close Rolls
C 60 Fine Rolls
C 66 Patent Rolls
Inquisitions post mortem
C 132 Series I, Hen. III
C 133 Edw. I
C 134 Edw. II
C 135 Edw. III
C 136 Ric. II
C 137 Hen. IV
C 138 Hen. V
C 139 Hen. VI
C 140 Edw. IV and V
C 141 Ric. III
C 142 Series II
C 143 Inquisitions ad quod damnum
C 145 Miscellaneous Inquisitions
C 146 Ancient Deeds, Series C
C 260 Chancery Files (Tower and Rolls Chapel), Recorda
Court of Common Pleas
C.P. 25(2) Feet of Fines, Series II
C.P. 40 De Banco Rolls
C.P. 43 Recovery Rolls
Duchy of Lancaster
D.L. 25 Deeds, Series L
D.L. 42 Miscellaneous Books
D.L. 43 Rentals and Surveys
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 117 Church Goods
E 123 Decrees and Orders, Series I
E 134 Depositions taken by Commission
E 142 Ancient Extents
E 149 Inquisitions post mortem, Series I
E 153 Escheators' Files
E 178 Special Commissions of Inquiry
E 179 Subsidy Rolls, etc.
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 310 Particulars of Leases
E 315 Miscellaneous Books
E 317 Parliamentary Surveys, Commonwealth
E 318 Particulars for Grants
Ancient Deeds
E 326 Series B
E 329 Series BS
Exchequer, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's and Pipe Offices
E 372 Pipe Rolls
Home Office
H.O. 129 Census Papers: Ecclesiastical Returns
Justices Itinerant, Assize and Gaol Delivery Justices, etc.
J.I. 1 Eyre Rolls, Assize Rolls, etc.
J.I. 3 Gaol Delivery Rolls
Court of King's Bench (Crown Side)
K.B. 26 Curia Regis Rolls
Exchequer, Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue
L.R. 2 Miscellaneous Books
Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Prob. 11 Registered Copies of Wills proved in P.C.C.
Privy Seal Office
P.S.O. 1 Warrants for the Privy Seal, Series I
Registrar General
R.G. 4 Non-parochial Registers
R.G. 9 Census Returns, 1861
Court of Requests
Req. 2 Proceedings
Special Collections
S.C. 2 Court Rolls
S.C. 6 Ministers' Accounts
Rentals and Surveys
S.C. 11 Rolls
S.C. 12 Portfolios
Court of Star Chamber
Sta. Cha. 2 Proceedings, Hen. VIII


Deposited Collections
DD/AB Lord Ashburton
AH Acland-Hood family of Fairfield
BT Bennett & Co. of Bruton (surveyors)
CA Vaughan-Lee family of Dillington
CC Church Commissioners
CM Combe family of Earnshill
DEV Duke of Devonshire
DN Dickinson family of Kingweston
DNL Bailward family of Horsington
ED Estate Duty copy wills
EDS Dept. of Education & Science, building grants and plans
ES Esdaile family of Cothelstone
FS Foster of Wells (solicitors)
GS Glastonbury Antiquarian Society
HLM Helyar family of Poundisford
HN Harbin family of Newton Surmaville
HW Hawksworth family of Snitterfield
KW King, Wilkinson, & Co. of Taunton (surveyors)
LC Clarke, Louch, Wilmott, & Clarke of Langport (solicitors)
LTR Fownes-Luttrell family of Edington
MGR Moger collection of copy wills
MI Mildmay family of Hazlegrove
MKG Meade-King & Co. of Bristol (solicitors)
PH Phelips family of Montacute
PI Pretor-Pinney family of Somerton Erleigh
PL Batten-Pooll family of Ivybridge
PLE Poole & Son of South Petherton (solicitors)
PM Portman family of Orchard Portman
PR Parsons family of Misterton
PT Poulett family of Hinton St. George
SAS Somerset Archaeological Society
SE Trustees of Sexey's Hospital, Bruton
SF Sanford family of Nynehead
SFR Society of Friends
SH Strachie family of Sutton Court
SMC Somerton Charity Trustees
SP Sheppard family of Taunton
TB Trollope-Bellew family of Crowcombe
TH Thring family of Alford
WY Wyndham family of Orchard Wyndham
YB Yeatman-Biggs family of Warminster
S/BT Grenville family of Butleigh
ST Stradling family of Chilton Polden
X/BB Bamber family of Castle Hill
DST Dorset Record Office
KN Neal family of Kingsdon
ME Mullings, Ellett, & Co. of Cirencester (solicitors)
DD/BR/ar Anderson family of London
bs Baileys, Shaw, & Gillett of London (solicitors) hmp Hyde, Mahon, & Pascall of London (solicitors)
lr Lawrence, Graham, & Co. of London (solicitors)
py Perry of Brighton (solicitors)
D/P/ Parish Collections
D/PC/ Parish Council Collections
Borough Collections
D/B/ilch Ilchester
la Langport
Diocesan Records
D/D/Bg exchanges of glebe
Bp presentation deeds
Bo ordination papers
Ca act books
Cd deposition books
P peculiars
Rg glebe terriers
Rm meeting-house licences
Rn nominations of schoolmasters, etc.
Vc visitations acts
V rtns visitations returns
Quarter Sessions Records
CR Inclosure awards
Q/petns Petitions, Commonwealth
R deposited plans, Friendly Society returns, jurors' books
RE land tax assessments
REr electoral registers
RL victuallers' recognizances
RR recusants' lands, meeting-house licences
SO order books
SR sessions rolls
County Council Records
C/C property deeds
E education dept.
S surveyor's dept.
Other Deposits
D/G/SM Shepton Mallet poor-law union
Y Yeovil poor-law union
PS/ilm Ilminster petty sessions
Turnpike trusts
T/ilch Ilchester
ilm Ilminster
lsc Langport, Somerton, and Castle Cary
T/PH/vch photostats, Victoria History of Somerset
Devon Record Office
123M Petre family of Ingatestone
1148 Acland family of Killerton
Dorset Record Office
D 16 Glyn MSS.
54 Weld family of Lulworth
124 Fox-Strangways family of Melbury
Wiltshire County Record Office
383 Hoare family of Stourhead