Note on abbreviations

Pages xix-xx

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 13, South-West Wiltshire: Chalke and Dunworth Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1987.

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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)
Arundell Mun. Muniments in the possession of Mr. R. J. R. Arundell, Hook Manor, Semley
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)
B.L. British Library
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
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)
G.R.O. General Register Office
Glos. R.O. Gloucestershire Record Office
Hatfield MSS. Manuscripts at Hatfield House, Herts.
Hoare, Mod. Wilts. Sir Richard Colt Hoare and others, History of Modern Wiltshire (London, 1822–43)
King's Coll. Mun. King's College, Cambridge, Muniments
Longleat Mun. Longleat House Muniments
Nightingale, Wilts. Plate J. E. Nightingale, Church Plate of Wiltshire (Salisbury, 1891)
O.S.D. Ordnance Survey Drawings
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. 2nd Rep. Second Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 595 (1836), xxix (1)
Poor Law Com. 6th Rep. Sixth Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 253 (1840), xvii
Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21 Poor Rate Returns, 1816–21, H.C. 556, Supplementary App. (1822), v
Poor Rate Returns, 1822–4 Poor Rate Returns, 1822–4, H.C. 334, Supplementary App. (1825), iv
Poor Rate Returns, 1825–9 Poor Rate Returns, 1825–9, H.C. 83 (1830–1), xi
Poor Rate Returns, 1830–4 Poor Rate Returns, 1830–4, H.C. 444 (1835), xlvii
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
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
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
Principal classes used:
A Quarter Sessions records
D Salisbury Diocesan records
EA Enclosure Awards
F Education records
G Rural District Council records
W.R.S. Wiltshire Record Society (formerly Records Branch of W.A.S.)
Walters, Wilts. Bells H. B. Walters, Church Bells of Wiltshire (Devizes, 1927–9)
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.