Note on Abbreviations

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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 4. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1978.

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

Bk. of Fairs Authentic Account published by the King's Authority, of all the Fairs in England and Wales (5th edn. London, 1767)
Bristol R.O. Bristol City Record Office
Collinson, Hist. Som. J. Collinson, The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset (3 vols. Bath, 1791)
County Gazette Dir. (1840) General Directory for the County of Somerset, presented to the subscribers to the County Gazette (Taunton, 1840)
Cornw. R.O. Cornwall Record Office
D.C.O. Duchy of Cornwall Office
D.R.O. Dorset Record Office
Devon R.O. Devon Record Office
Dioc. Dir. Bath and Wells Diocesan Directory (and Almanack) (1908–) (Almanack discontinued 1948)
Dioc. Kal. (New) Bath and Wells Diocesan Kalendar (1888–1907)
E. Devon R.O. Exeter and East Devon Record Office
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Record Office
H.M.C. Wells Historical Manuscripts Commission, Series 12, Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells (2 vols. 1907, 1914)
Hutchins, Hist. Dors. J. Hutchins, The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset (3rd edn. 4 vols. London, 1861–70)
Mdx. R.O. Middlesex Record Office
Proc. Som. Arch. Soc. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (from 1968 Somerset Archaeology and Natural History)
Pulman, Bk. of the Axe G. P. R. Pulman, The Book of the Axe (4th edn. London, 1875, repr. Bath, 1969)
Rep. Som. Cong. Union (1896) Annual Report of the Somerset Congregational Union and of the Evangelist Society presented at the One-Hundredth Anniversary (Wellington, 1896)
S. & D. N. & Q. Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries
S.R.O. Somerset Record Office
S.R.S. Somerset Record Society (for list of publications see p. xx)
Salisbury Dioc. R.O. Salisbury Diocesan Record Office
Som. Incumbents, ed. Weaver Somerset Incumbents, ed. F. W. Weaver (Bristol, 1889)
Som. Wills, ed. Brown Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills etc., copied from the Manuscript Collections of the late Revd. F. Brown (6 vols. priv. print. 1887–90)
W.R.O. Wiltshire Record Office