Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 11, Downton Hundred; Elstub and Everleigh Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1980.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used are the following, in addition to those listed in the Victoria History's Handbook for Editors and Authors.

Acct. of Wilts. Schs. An Account of Schools for the Children of the Labouring Classes in the County of Wiltshire, H.C. 27 (1859 Sess. 1), xxi (2)
Aubrey, Nat. Hist. Wilts, ed. Britton John Aubrey, Natural History of Wiltshire, ed. John Britton (London, 1847)
Aubrey, Topog. Coll. ed. Jackson The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey, ed. J. E. Jackson (Devizes, 1862)
C.C.C., Oxf. Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Cal. Feet of F. Wilts. 1195– 1272, ed. Fry A Calendar of the Feet of Fines relating to Wiltshire, 1195–1272, ed. E. A. Fry (Devizes, 1930)
Ch. Commrs. Church Commissioners
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Colvin, Brit. Architects H. M. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600– 1840 (London, 1978)
D. & C. Winton. Dean and Chapter of Winchester
Dors. R.O. Dorset Record Office
Educ. Enquiry Abstract Abstract of Returns relative to the State of Education in England, H.C. 62 (1835), xliii
Educ. of Poor Digest Digest of Returns to the Select Committee on the Education of the Poor, H.C. 224 (1819), ix (2)
Endowed Char. Wilts. Endowed Charities of Wiltshire, H.C. 273 (1908), lxxx (northern division); H.C. 273-i (1908), lxxxi (southern division)
Finberg, Early Wessex Chart. H. P. R. Finberg, Early Charters of Wessex (Leicester, 1964)
Fry, Land Utilisation Wilts. A. H. Fry, Wiltshire (Report of the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain, lxxxvii)
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Record Office
H.R.O. Hampshire Record Office
Hoare, Mod. Wilts. Sir Richard Colt Hoare and others, History of Modern Wiltshire (London, 1822–43)
N.M.R. National Monuments Record
N.R.A. National Register of Archives
Nightingale, Wilts. Plate J. E. Nightingale, Church Plate of Wiltshire (Salisbury, 1891)
P.N. Wilts. (E.P.N.S.) J. E. B. Gover, Allen Mawer, and F. M. Stenton, Place-Names of Wiltshire (English Place-Name Society, xvi)
Pevsner, Wilts. (2nd edn.) Nikolaus Pevsner, Buildings of England: Wiltshire, revised by Bridget Cherry (London, 1975)
Phillipps, Wilts. Inst. Institutiones Clericorum in Comitatu Wiltoniae, ed. Sir Thomas Phillipps (priv. print. 1825)
Poor Law Com. 2nd Rep. Second Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 595 (1836), xxix (1)
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Returns relating to Elem. Educ. Returns relating to Elementary Education, H.C. 201 (1871), Iv
Return of Non-Provided Schs. Return of Schools Recognised as Voluntary Public Elementary Schools, H.C. 178–xxxi (1906), lxxxviii
S.R.O. Somerset Record Office
Sar. Dioc. R.O. Salisbury Diocesan Record Office
Sar. Dioc. Regy. Salisbury Diocesan Registry
W.A.M. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine
W.A.S. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
W.A.S. Libr. Library of W.A.S. in the Museum, Long Street, Devizes
W.N. & Q. Wiltshire Notes and Queries (8 vols. 1893–1916)
W.R.O. Wiltshire Record Office
W.R.S. Wiltshire Record Society (formerly Records Branch of W.A.S.)
Walters, Wilts. Bells H. B. Walters, Church Bells of Wiltshire (Devizes, 1927)
Wilts. Cuttings Volumes of newspaper and other cuttings in W.A.S. Libr.
Wilts. Inq.p.m. 1242–1326 (Index Libr.) Abstracts of Wiltshire Inquisitiones post mortem in the reigns of Henry III, Edward I, and Edward II, 1242–1326, ed. E. A. Fry (Index Library, xxxvii)
Wilts. Inq.p.m. 1327–77 (Index Libr.) Abstracts of Wiltshire Inquisitiones post mortem in the reign of Edward III, 1327–77, ed. Ethel Stokes (Index Library, xlviii)
Wilts. Inq.p.m. 1625–49 (Index Libr.) Abstracts of Wiltshire Inquisitiones post mortem in the reign of Charles I, l625–49, ed. G. S. and E. A. Fry (Index Library, xxiii)
Wilts. Q. Sess. Rec. ed. Cunnington Extracts from the Quarter Sessions Great Rolls of the 17th Century, ed. B. H. Cunnington (Devizes, 1932)
Wilts. Tracts Collections of tracts in W.A.S. Libr.
Winch. Coll. Winchester College