Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 14, Lichfield. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1990.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used, the following may require elucidation. The place of publication of printed works is London, unless otherwise stated.

Abbrev. Plac. (Rec. Com.) Placitorum in Domo Capitulari Westmonasteriensi Asservatorum Abbreviatio (Record Commission, 1811)
Abbrev. Rot. Orig. (Rec. Com.) Rotulorum Originalium in Curia Scaccarii Abbreviatio (Record Commission, 1805, 1810)
Acts of the P.C. Acts of the Privy Council of England (H.M.S.O. 1890–1964)
Alum. Cantab. to 1751; 1752–1900 Alumni Cantabrigienses, a Biographical List to 1900, compiled by J. Venn and J. A. Venn, Part I, to 1751; Part II, 1752–1900 (Cambridge, 1922–54)
Alum. Oxon. 1500–1714; 1715–1886 Alumni Oxonienses, 1500–1714; 1715–1886, ed. J. Foster (Oxford, 1888–92)
Antiq. Jnl. The Antiquaries Journal
Arch. Jnl. Archaeological Journal
B.A.A. Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives, St. Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham
BAR British Archaeological Reports
B.L. British Library, London
B.R.L. Birmingham Central Library, Reference Library
Bk. of Fees The Book of Fees commonly called Testa de Nevill (H.M.S.O. 1920–31)
Bodl. Bodleian Library, Oxford
Bull. Inst. Hist. Res. Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
C.J. Journals of the House of Commons
Cal. Chanc. Wts. Calendar of Chancery Warrants preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1927)
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. Cttee. for Compounding Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, etc. (H.M.S.O. 1889–92)
Cal. Cttee. for Money Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Advance of Money, etc. (H.M.S.O. 1888)
Cal. Fine R. Calendar of the Fine Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1911–62)
Cal. H.O. Papers Calendar of Home Office Papers (H.M.S.O. 1878 99)
Cal. Inq. Misc. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916–68)
Cal. Inq. p. m. Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1904–74)
Cal. Inq. p.m. (Rec. Com.) Calendarium Inquisitionum post mortem sive Escaetarum (Record Commission, 1806–28)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (H.M.S.O. 1898–1955)
Cal. Lib. Calendar of the Liberate Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916–64)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1891–1986)
Cal. S.P. Dom. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series (H.M.S.O. 1856–1972)
Cal. Treas. Bks. Calendar of Treasury Books preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1904–62)
Cal. Treas. Bks. and Papers Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1898–1903)
Camd. (Soc.) Camden Society
Cat. Anct. D. Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1890–1915)
Census Census Report(s)
Char. Dons. Abstract of the Returns of Charitable Donations for the Benefit of Poor Persons 1786–1788, H.C. 511 (1816), xvi (2)
Ches. R.O. Cheshire Record Office, Chester
Clayton, Cathedral City H. Clayton, Cathedral City, a Look at Victorian Lichfield (Lichfield [1977])
Clayton, Coaching City H. Clayton, Coaching City, a Glimpse of Georgian Lichfield (Didsbury [1976])
Clayton, Loyal and Ancient City H. Clayton, Loyal and Ancient City, Lichfield in the Civil Wars (Lichfield [1987])
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 (1910–59)
Cur. Reg. R. Curia Regis Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1922–79)
D.N.B. Dictionary of National Biography
Derb. R.O. Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley and others(1846)
Dugdale, Warws. W. Dugdale, The Antiquities of Warwickshire (1730)
E.E.T.S. Early English Text Society
E.H.R. English Historical Review
E.P.N.S. English Place-Name Society
Educ. Enq. Abstract Education Enquiry Abstract, H.C. 62 (1835), xlii
Ekwall, Eng. Place-Names E. Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1960)
Erdeswick, Staffs. S. Erdeswick, A Survey of Staffordshire, ed. T. Harwood (1844)
Feud. Aids Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1899–1920)
G.E.C. Baronetage G. E. C[okayne], Complete Baronetage (1900–9)
G.R.O. General Register Office
Gent. Mag. The Gentleman's Magazine
H.C. House of Commons
H.L.R.O. House of Lords Record Office
H.M.S.O. Her (His) Majesty's Stationery Office
Harl. Soc. Harleian Society
Harwood, Lichfield Thomas Harwood, The History and Antiquities of the Church and City of Lichfield (1806)
Hist. MSS. Com. Historical Manuscripts Commission
Hist. Parl., Commons History of Parliament, The House of Commons
J.R.U.L.M. John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Jackson, Hist. Incidents J. W. Jackson, Historical Incidents in and around Lichfield and its Ancient Charities (Lichfield, 1936)
Jackson, Lichfield J. Jackson, History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield (1805)
Jennings, Staffs. Bells T. S. Jennings, A History of Staffordshire Bells (privately printed, 1968)
Jnl. Staffs. Ind. Arch. Soc. Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal
L.J.R.O. Lichfield Joint Record Office (see p. xvi)
L. & P. Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (H.M.S.O. 1864–1932)
Laithwaite, Conduit Lands Trust P. Laithwaite, The History of the Lichfield Conduit Lands Trust (Lichfield, 1947)
Lambourne and James, Burntwood E. Lambourne and B. James, Burntwood in Times Past (Brinscall, Chorley, Lancs., ? 1982)
Le Neve, Fasti J. Le Neve, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae (University of London, Institute of Historical Research, 1962 and later)
Le Neve, Fasti (1854) J. Le Neve, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, corrected and continued by T. D. Hardy (1854)
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin Smith The Itinerary of John Leland, ed. L. Toulmin Smith (1906–10)
Lich. Dioc. Regy. Lichfield Diocesan Registry
Lomax's Red Bk. Lomax's Red Book and Almanac for the City and County of Lichfield (Lichfield, 1895 and later)
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Lynam, Church Bells C. Lynam, The Church Bells of the County of Stafford (1889)
M.A.F.F. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food (Crewe Divisional Office)
Mason, Found Ready S. Mason, Found Ready: Memorials of the Rev. George Poole, B.A., late Vicar of Burntwood (1890)
N.R.A. National Register of Archives
Nat. Soc. Inquiry, 1846–7 Result of the Returns to the General Inquiry made by the National Society, 1846–7 (1849)
O.S. Ordnance Survey
Old Chasetown Old Chasetown (Staffordshire County Council Education Department, Local History Source Book L. 38)
P.R.O. Public Record Office, London (see p. xv)
P.R.S. Pipe Roll Society
Parker, Lichfield A. D. Parker, A Sentimental Journey in and about the Ancient and Loyal City of Lichfield (Lichfield, 1925)
Pevsner, Staffs. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire (Harmondsworth, 1974)
Pitt, Staffs. W. Pitt, A Topographical History of Staffordshire (Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1817)
Plac. de Quo Warr. (Rec. Com.) Placita de Quo Warranto (Record Commission, 1818)
Plot, Staffs. R. Plot, A Natural History of Staffordshire (Oxford, 1686)
R.D.C. Rural District Council
Reade, Johnsonian Gleanings A. L. Reade, Johnsonian Gleanings (priv. print. 1909–52)
Reg. Regum Anglo-Norm. Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum 1066–1154, ed. H. W. C. Davis and others (1913–69)
7th Rep. Com. Char. Seventh Report of the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 129 (1822), x
Rolls Ser. Rolls Series
Rot. Litt. Pat. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Litterarum Patentium (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum [1783]
S.H.C. Staffordshire Record (formerly William Salt Archaeological) Society, Collections for a History of Staffordshire (see p. xxi)
S.R.O. Staffordshire Record Office, Stafford
Salop. Arch. Soc. Shropshire Archaeological (formerly Archaeological and Historical) Society, Transactions
Salop. R.O. Shropshire Record Office, Shrewsbury
Selden Soc. Selden Society
Shaw, Staffs. Stebbing Shaw, The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire (1798, 1801; reprinted with additions, Wakefield, 1976)
Sherlock, Ind. Arch. Staffs. R. Sherlock, The Industrial Archaeology of Staffordshire (1976)
Staffs. Cath. Hist. Staffordshire Catholic History (Journal of the Staffordshire Catholic History Society)
Staffs. Endowed Chars. Report on Charitable Endowments appropriated to purposes of Elementary Education in the County of Stafford [Cd. 2729], H.C. (1906), xc
Staffs. Hist. Staffordshire History (Stafford, 1984 onwards)
Stringer, Lichfield [C. E. Stringer], A Short Account of the Ancient and Modern State of the City and Close of Lichfield (Lichfield, 1819)
T.B.A.S. Birmingham and Midland Institute: Birmingham Archaeological Society, Transactions and Proceedings
T.S.S.A.H.S. South Staffordshire (originally Lichfield, later Lichfield and South Staffordshire) Archaeological and Historical Society, Transactions
Trans. Anct. Mon. Soc. Ancient Monuments Society, Transactions
Trans. R.H.S. Royal Historical Society, Transactions
U.D.C. Urban District Council
V.C.H. Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Valor Ecclesiasticus (Record Commission, 1810–34)
W.S.L. William Salt Library, Stafford
Wesley, Dir. Burton W. Wesley, Directory of Burton-upon-Trent, Uttoxeter, Tamworth, Lichfield, and Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Burton-upon-Trent, 1844)
White, Dir. Staffs. (1834; 1851) W. White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Staffordshire (Sheffield, 1834; 1851)
Wilkins, Concilia D. Wilkins, Concilia Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae (1737)