Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1, Bramber Rape (Southern Part). Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1980.

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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:

Armada Surv. ed. Lower A Survey of the Coast of Sussex made in 1587, ed. M. A. Lower (Lewes, 1870)
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum. Add. MSS. 5670-5711 and 39326-39546 are notes and transcripts made by or for, respectively, Sir William Burrell (d. 1796) and E. H. W. Dunkin (d. 1915))
Beauties of Eng. and Wales, Suss. The Beauties of England and Wales, vol. xiv, by F. Shoberl, [part 3], Sussex (1813)
Berry, Suss. Genealogies, annot. Comber W. Berry, Pedigrees of the Families in the County of Sussex (1830; copy in W.S.R.O., annotated by J. Comber)
Brandon, Suss. Landscape P. Brandon, The Sussex Landscape (1974)
Breads's Guide Worthing (1859) Breads's New Guide and Handbook to Worthing (1859)
Breads's Guide Worthing (1865) The Library (Breads) Guide and Handbook to Worthing (1865)
Budgen, Suss. Map (1724) R. Budgen, An Actual Survey of the County of Sussex (1724)
Cheal, Shoreham H. Cheal, The Story of Shoreham (Hove, 1921)
Chich. Dioc. Dir. Chichester Diocesan Directory
Chich. Dioc. Kal. Chichester Diocesan Kalendar
Clunn, S. Coast Resorts H. Clunn, Famous South Coast Pleasure Resorts Past and Present (1929)
Comber, Suss. Geneal. Horsham; Lewes Sussex Genealogies, comp. J. Comber, Horsham Centre (Cambridge, 1931); Lewes Centre (Cambridge, 1933)
Cresy, Rep. Worthing E. Cresy, Report to the General Board of Health on . . . Worthing (1850)
Dallaway & Cartwright, Hist. W. Suss. J. Dallaway and E. Cartwright, A History of the Western Division of the County of Sussex (2 vols., 1815-32)
Duke & Cox, Steyning F. Duke and E. W. Cox, In and Around Steyning (Steyning, 1954)
E.E.T.S. Early English Text Society
E.S.R.O. East Sussex Record Office
Edmunds, Wells and Springs of Suss. F. H. Edmunds, Wells and Springs of Sussex (H.M.S.O., 1928)
Educ. Enquiry Abstract Education Enquiry Abstract, 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 (1)
Elleray, Worthing D. R. Elleray, Worthing, a Pictorial History (1977)
Elphick, Bells G. P. Elphick, Sussex Bells and Belfries (1970)
Elwes & Robinson, W. Suss. D. G. C. Elwes and C. J. Robinson, A History of the Castles, Mansions, and Manors of Western Sussex (1876)
Eng. P.N. Elements (E.P.N.S.) A. H. Smith, English Place-Name Elements (2 vols., Cambridge, 1956)
Evans, Worthing (1805, 1814) J. Evans, A Picture of Worthing (1805; 2nd edn., 2 vols., Worthing, 1814)
Farrant, Suss. Harbours J. Farrant, The Harbours of Sussex, 1700-1914 (Brighton, priv. print, 1976)
Foster, Alum. Oxon. J. Foster, Alumni Oxonienses, 1500-1714 (4 vols.); 1715-1886 (4 vols.) (1888-92)
Fraser, Controverted Elec. Procs. S. Fraser, Reports of the Proceedings before Select Committees of the House of Commons in . . . Controverted Elections (2 vols., 1791-3)
French's Dir. Worthing (1859) French's Handbook and Directory for Worthing (Worthing, 1859)
Gardner, Suss. Map (1778-83) T. Yeakell and W. Gardner, An Actual Topographical Survey of the County of Sussex (1778-83)
Gardner, Suss. Map (1795) W. Gardner, T. Yeakell, and T. Gream, A Topographical Map of the County of Sussex . . . (1795)
Greenwood, Suss. Map C. and J. Greenwood, Map of the County of Sussex . . . (1825)
H.L.R.O. House of Lords Record Office
Horsfield, Hist. Suss. T. W. Horsfield, The History, Antiquities, and Topography of the County of Sussex (2 vols., Lewes, 1835)
Jesse, Agric. of Suss. R. H. B. Jesse, A Survey of the Agriculture of Sussex (Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1960)
K.A.O. Kent Archives Office
Kelly, Rep. Epidemic C. Kelly, Report on the Epidemic of Enteric Fever in . . . Worthing . . . (Brighton, 1894)
Lamb. Pal. Libr. Lambeth Palace Library
Lower, Hist. Suss. M. A. Lower, A Compendious History of Sussex (2 vols., Lewes, 1870)
Lower, Worthies of Suss. M. A. Lower, The Worthies of Sussex (Lewes, 1865)
M.A.F.F., agric. statistics, 1975 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food, parish summaries of statistics for 1975
Mackcoull's Worthing (1811) A Sketch of Worthing and its Environs, printed for J. Mackcoull (1811)
Mackcoull's Worthing (1813) A Sketch of Worthing and its Environs, published by J. Mackcoull (1813)
Mackcoull's Worthing (1817) A Sketch of Worthing as it was and now is, published by J. Mackcoull (Worthing, 1817)
Magd. Coll. Oxf. Mun. Magdalen College, Oxford, Muniments
N.M.R. National Monuments Record
Nairn & Pevsner, Suss. I. Nairn and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Sussex (1965)
P.N. Suss. (E.P.N.S.) The Place-Names of Sussex, ed. A. Mawer and F. M. Stenton (English Place-Name Society, vols. vi-vii, 1929-30)
Parry, Suss. Coast J. D. Parry, An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Coast of Sussex (Brighton, 1833)
Poor Law Abstract, 1804 Abstract of Returns Relative to the Expense and Maintenance of the Poor (printed by order of the House of Commons, 1804)
Poor Law Abstract, 1818 Abstract of Returns to Orders of the House of Commons Relative to Assessments for the Relief of the Poor, H.C. 82 (1818), ix
Poor Rate Returns, 1816-21; 1822-4; 1825-9; 1830-4 Poor Rate Returns, 1816-21, H.C. 556, App. (1822), v; 1822-4, H.C. 334, Suppl. App. (1825), iv; 1825-9, H.C. 83 (1830-1), xi; 1830-4, H.C. 444 (1835), xlvii
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners Appointed . . . to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Royal Guide The Royal Guide to Worthing and District [Worthing, 1884]
S.A.C. Sussex Archaeological Collections (1848- )
S.A.S. Sussex Archaeological Society
S.C.M. Sussex County Magazine (1926-56)
S.N.Q. Sussex Notes and Queries (1926-71)
S.R.S. Sussex Record Society series (1902- )
Salter, Oxf. Charters H. E. Salter, Facsimiles of Early Charters in Oxford Muniment Rooms (Oxford, 1929)
Sele Chartulary The Chartulary of the Priory of St. Peter at Sele, ed. L. F. Salzman (Cambridge, 1923)
Shearsmith, Worthing J. Shearsmith, Topographical Description of Worthing (Worthing, 1824)
Shearsmith, Worthing (1841) J. Shearsmith, Topographical Description of Worthing (Worthing, 1841)
Smail, Coaching Times H. Smail, Coaching Times and After (Worthing, 1948)
Smail, Map Story H. Smail, The Worthing Map Story (Worthing, 1949)
Smail, Offington, Broadwater, Charmandean H. Smail, Offington, Broadwater Manor, Charmandean (Worthing, 1950)
Smail, Warwick Ho. H. Smail, Warwick House (Worthing, 1952)
Smail, Worthing Rd. H. Smail, The Worthing Road and its Coaches (Worthing, 1943)
Snewin and Smail, Glimpses E. Snewin and H. Smail, Glimpses of Old Worthing (Worthing, 1945)
Stafford's Worthing The New Worthing Guide, printed for W. Stafford (Worthing, 1810)
Steers, Coastline of Eng. and Wales J. A. Steers, The Coastline of England and Wales (1969 edn.)
Suss. in 20th Cent. Sussex in the 20th Century (publ. W. T. Pike & Co., Brighton, 1910)
Suss. Ind. Arch. Sussex Industrial Archaeology, a Field Guide, comp. J. Hoare and J. Upton (Sussex Industrial Archaeology Study Group, 1972)
Suss. Ind. Hist. Sussex Industrial History (Journal of the Sussex Industrial Archaeology Study Group, later Society, 1970/1- )
Suss. Poor Law Rec. Sussex Poor Law Records, ed. J. M. Coleman (Chichester, 1960)
Thomson, Rep. Epidemic Theodore Thomson, 'Report on an Epidemic of Enteric Fever in . . . Worthing . . .', 23rd Ann. Rep. of Loc. Govt. Bd., 1893-4. Supplement [C. 7538], pp. 47-80, H.C. (1894), xl
Trans. Extr. Rec. Past. Transcripts of, and Extracts from, Records of the Past (arranged by Edw. Sayers) (Worthing, 1903)
W.R.L. Worthing Reference Library
W.S.R.O. West Sussex Record Office
W. Suss. Gaz. West Sussex Gazette
Wallis's Worthing (1826) Wallis's Stranger in Worthing (1826)
Wallis's Worthing (1843) Worthing as it is (1843), published by E. Wallis
Water,Parochial Fragments J.W.Water,Appendicia et Pertinentiae,or Parochial Fragment relating to the Parish of West Tarring and the Chapelries of Heena and Durrington(1953)
Watering Places of G.B. and Fash. Dir. Watering Places of Great Britain and Fashionable Directory [1831-3]
Westm. Abbey Mun. Westminster Abbey Muniments
White, Geol. of Brighton and Worthing H. J. O. White, Memoirs of the Geological Survey. The Geology of the Country near Brighton and Worthing (H.M.S.O., 1924)
Wiston Archives The Wiston Archives, ed. J. M. L. Booker (Chichester, 1975)
Worthing, ed. Pike A Descriptive Account of Worthing, Illustrated (publ. W. T. Pike & Co., Brighton, c. 1895)
Worthing Handbk. A Handbook for Worthing and its Vicinity, by a resident (Worthing, 1849)
Worthing Parade The Worthing Parade, i-ii (Worthing Art Development Scheme, 1951, 1954)
Worthing Surv. Worthing, a Survey of Times Past and Present, ed. F. W. H. Migeod (Brighton and Worthing, 1938)
Young, Agric. of Suss. A. Young, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Sussex (1813, reprinted 1970)
Worthing B.C. Yr. Bk. Worthing Borough Council Year Book