Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 12, Ramsbury and Selkley Hundreds; the Borough of Marlborough. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1983.

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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)
Ch. Com. Church Commissioners
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Colvin, Brit. Architects H. M. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600– 1840 (London, 1978)
D. & C. Sar. Dean and Chapter of Salisbury
D. & C. Windsor Dean and Canons of St. George's chapel, Windsor
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)
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Record Office
Herts. R.O. Hertfordshire Record Office
Hist. of Parl. Trust History of Parliament Trust
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)
P.R.O. Public Record Office
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 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 the House of Commons relative to Assessments for the Relief of the Poor, H.C. 82 (1818), xix
Poor Law Com. 1st Rep. First Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 500 (1835), xxv
Poor Law Com. 2nd Rep. Second Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 595 (1836), xxix (1)
Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21 Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21, H.C. 556 App. (1822), v
Princ. Regy. Fam. Div. Principal Registry of the Family Division, Somerset House
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
2nd Rep. Nat. Soc. Second Annual Report of the National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church (London, 1814)
Return of Non-Provided Schs. Return of Schools Recognised as Voluntary Public Elementary Schools, H.C. 178–xxxi (1906), lxxxviii
Returns relating to Elem. Educ. Returns relating to Elementary Education, H.C. 201 (1871), lv
S.R.O. Somerset Record Office
Swindon corp. rec. Swindon corporation records held by the borough of Thamesdown, Civic Offices, Swindon
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.)
W.S.R.O. West Sussex Record Office
Walters, Wilts. Bells H. B. Walters, Church Bells of Wiltshire (Devizes, 1927–9)
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, 1625–49, ed. G. S. and E. A. Fry (Index Library, xxiii)
Wilts. Tracts Collections of tracts in W.A.S. Libr.