Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 7, the City of Birmingham. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1964.

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In general the first citation of a source in each article or section gives all necessary particulars but the following are always cited in an abbreviated form:

Briggs, Hist. Birm. History of Birmingham: vol. ii, by A. Briggs, Borough and City 1865-1938.
B.R.L. Birmingham Reference Library.
Dugdale, Warws. Sir William Dugdale, The Antiquities of Warwickshire, revised by William Thomas (1730).
Gill, Hist. Birm. History of Birmingham: vol. i, by C. Gill, Manor and Borough to 1865.
Hardware District The Resources, Products, and Industrial History of Birmingham and the Midland Hardware District, ed. S. Timmins (Birm. 1866).
Hist. Corp. History of the Corporation of Birmingham, vols. i and ii by J. T. Bunce, vols. iii and iv by C. A. Vince, vol. v by J. T. Jones, and vol. vi by H. J. Black.
Hutton, Hist. Birm. W. Hutton, History of Birmingham (1781); 2nd edn. (1783); 3rd edn. (1793) and re-issue (1795) and re-issue (1806); 4th edn. (1809) and re-issue (1819); 6th edn. (1835).
Langford, Birm. Life J. A. Langford, A Century of Birmingham Life: a chronicle of local events, 1741-1841, 2 vols. (1868).
T.B.A.S. Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society.
1553 Survey W. B. Bickley and J. Hill, Survey of the borough and manor ...of Birmingham made in 1553.