Note on Abbreviations

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A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 5. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1985.

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

B.L. British Library
Char. Don. Abstract of Returns of Charitable Donations made in 1787–8, H.C. 511 (1816), xvi
Collinson, Hist. Som. J. Collinson, History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset (3 vols., 1791)
Dioc. Dir. Bath and Wells Diocesan Directory (and Almanack) (1908–) (Almanack discontinued 1948)
Dioc. Kal. (New) Bath and Wells Diocesan Kalendar (1888–1907)
Downside Review Downside Review (1880–)
E. Dwelly, Par. Rec. E. Dwelly, Parish Records (priv. print. 1913–)
Educ. Enq. Abstract Abstract of Educational Returns, H.C. 62 (1835), xli
Educ. of Poor Digest Digest of Returns to the Select Committee on the Education of the Poor, H.C. 224 (1819), ix (2)
Forde Abbey Cart. Cartulary of Forde Abbey, MS. at Forde Abbey, Dorset
H.M.C. Wells Historical Manuscripts Commission, Series 12, Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells (2 vols., 1907, 1914)
Livings Aug. Q.A.B. Livings Augmented by Queen Anne's Bounty, 1703–1815, H.C. 115 (1814–15), xii; H.C. 114 (1837), xli; H.C. 122 (1867), liv
Maxwell Lyte, Dunster H. C. Maxwell Lyte, History of Dunster (2 vols., 1902)
Nat. Soc. Inquiry Result of the Returns to the General Inquiry made by the National Society . . . 1846–7 (1849)
P.R.O. Public Record Office
Proc. Som. Arch. Soc. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (from 1968 Somerset Archaeology and Natural History)
15th Rep. Com. Char. 15th Report of the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 383 (1826), xiii
Rep. Com. Eccl. Rev. Report of the Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Revenues [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Rep. Com. Women and Children in Agric. Report of the Royal Commission on Children . . . and Women in Agriculture [4202–I], H.C. (1868–9), xiii
Rep. Som. Cong. Union (1896) Annual Report of the Somerset Congregational Union and of the Evangelist Society presented at the One-Hundredth Anniversary (1896)
R.O. Record Office
Sanders, Eng. Baronies I. J. Sanders, English Baronies (1960)
Schs. Lists Somerset County Council, Education Committee, Lists of Schools (1905–)
Sellick, W. Som. Mineral Rly. R. Sellick, West Somerset Mineral Railway (1970)
S.R.O. Somerset Record Office
S.R.S. Somerset Record Society (for list of publications used in this volume see page xix)
S. & D. N. & Q. Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries
Som. Co. Gaz. Somerset County Gazette
Som. Incumbents, ed. Weaver Somerset Incumbents, ed. F. W. Weaver (1889)
Som. Protestation Returns, ed. Howard and Stoate Somerset Protestation Returns and Subsidy Rolls, ed. A. J. Howard and T. L. Stoate (1975)
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)
Wedlake, Watchet A. L. Wedlake, History of Watchet (2nd edn. 1973)
Wells Wills, ed. Weaver Wells Wills, ed. F. W. Weaver (1890)
Youngs, Local Admin. Units F. A. Youngs, Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, i: Southern England (1979)