Note on abbreviations

Pages xvi-xx

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 14, Malmesbury Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1991.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used are the following:

Abbrev. Plac. Placitorum Abbreviatio, ed. W. Illingworth (Record Commission, 1811)
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)
Acts of P. C. Acts of the Privy Council of England (H.M.S.O. 1890–1964)
Alum. Cantab. Alumni Cantabrigienses, ed. J. and J. A. Venn
Alum. Oxon. Alumni Oxonienses, ed. J. Foster
Arch. Jnl. Archaeological Journal
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
Add. MS. = Additional Manuscript
Eg. Ch. = Egerton Charter
Harl. Ch. = Harleian Charter
Lansd. Ch. = Lansdowne Charter
Bodl. Libr. Bodleian Library
Bk. of Fees The Book of Fees (H.M.S.O. 1920–31)
Bracton's Note Bk. H. de Bracton, Note Book, ed. F. W. Maitland (London, 1887)
Burke, Commoners J. Burke and others, A History of the Commoners (London, 1833–8)
Burke, Ext. & Dorm. Baronetcies J. Burke and others, Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies
Burke, Ext. & Dorm. Peerages J. Burke and others, Extinct and Dormant Peerages
Burke, Land. Gent. J. Burke and others, Landed Gentry
Burke, Peerage J. Burke and others, A Dictionary of the Peerage
Cal. Chart. R. Calendar of the Charter Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1903–27)
Cal. Close Calendar of the Close Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1892–1963)
Cal. Cttee. for Compounding Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, etc. 1643–60 (H.M.S.O. 1889–92)
Cal. Cttee. for Money Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for the Advance of Money, 1642–6 (H.M.S.O. 1888)
Cal. Fine R. Calendar of the Fine Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1911–62)
Cal. Inq. Misc. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916–68)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1904–88)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (H.M.S.O. 1898–1955)
Cal. Papal Reg. Calendar of Papal Registers: Papal Letters (H.M.S.O. and Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1893–1986)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1891–1986)
Cal. S.P. Dom. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series (H.M.S.O. 1856–1972)
Calamy Revised, ed. Matthews Calamy Revised: being a Revision of Edmund Calamy's Account of the Ministers and others Ejected and Silenced, 1660–2, by A. G. Matthews (1934)
Camden,Brit. (1806) W. Camden, Britannia, with additions by R. Gough (1806)
Cat. Anct.D. Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1890–1915)
Ch. Com. Church Commissioners
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Close R. Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1902–75)
Coll. Topog. et Gen. Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, (London, 1834–43)
Colvin, Brit. Architects H. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600–1840 (1978)
Complete Peerage G. E. C[ockayne] and others, The Complete Peerage (2nd edn. 1910–59)
Compton Census The Compton Census of 1676: a critical edition, ed. A. Whiteman (British Academy Records of Social and Economic History, N.S. X)
T. Cox, Magna Brit. T. Cox, Magna Britannia Antiqua et Nova (London, 1738)
Crockford Crockford's Clerical Directory
Cur. Reg. R. Curia Regis Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1922–79)
D.&c. Sar dean and chapter of Salisbury
D. N. B. Dictionary of National Biography
Dugdale, Baronage W. Dugdale, The Baronage of England (London, 1675–6)
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley and others (London, 1817–30)
E. H. R. English Historical Review
Educ. Enq. 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)
Ekwall, Eng. Place-Names E. Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (4th edn.1960)
Endowed Char. Wilts. Endowed Charities of Wiltshire, H.C. 273 (1908), lxxx (northern division); H.C. 273–i (1908), lxxxi (southern division)
Eton Coll. Mun. Muniments of Eton College, Bucks.
Eulogium Hist. Eulogium (Historiarum sive Temporis): Chronicon ab Orbe Condito usque ad Annum Domini MCCCLXVI; a Monacho quodam Malmesburiensi Exaratum, ed. F. S. Haydon (Rolls Series, 1858)
Feud. Aids Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1899–1920)
Finberg, Early Wessex Chart. H. P. R. Finberg, Early Charters of Wessex (Leicester, 1964)
G. E. C. Baronetage G. E. C[ockayne], Complete Baronetage (1900–9)
G.R.O. General Register Office
Geneal. The Genealogist (1877–1919)
Gent. Mag. Gentleman's Magazine (1731–1867)
Geol. Surv. Geological Survey
H. C. House of Commons
H. M. S. O. Her (His) Majesty's Stationery Office
Harl. Soc. Harleian Society
Hist. MSS. Com. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts
Hist. Parl. The History of Parliament
Hoare, Mod. Wilts. Sir Richard Colt Hoare and others, The History of Modem Wiltshire (London,1822–43)
Inq. Non. Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii, ed. G. Vandersee (Record Commission, 1807)
Jnl. Brit. Arch. Soc. Journal of the British Archaeological Association
Kelly's Dir. Kelly's Directory
Kelly's Handbk. Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes
L. J. Journals of the House of Lords
L. & P. Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (H.M.S.O. 1864–1932)
Lamb. Palace Libr. Lambeth Palace Library
Land. Util. Surv. Land Utilisation Survey
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin Smith Itinerary of John Leland, ed. L. Toulmin Smith (1907–10)
Lewis, Topog. Dict. Eng. S. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Longleat Mun. Longleat House Muniments
Medieval Arch. Medieval Archaeology
N. S. New Series
Nat. Bldgs. Rec. National Buildings Record (formerly National Monuments Record) of the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England
Nat. Soc. Inquiry, 1846–7 Result of the Returns made to the General Inquiry made by the National Society, 1846–7 (1849)
Nightingale, Wilts. Plate J. E. Nightingale, Church Plate of Wiltshire (Salisbury, 1891)
O. S. Ordnance Survey
O. S. D. Ordnance Survey Drawings
J.Ogilby,Brit. J. Ogilby, Britannia (1675)
Orig. Rec. ed. G. L. Turner Original Records of Early Nonconformity under Persecution and Indulgence, ed. G. L. Turner (1911–14)
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 (see above, p. xiv)
P.R.S., Pipe R. Soc. Pipe Roll Society
Pat. R. Patent Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1901–3)
Pevsner, Wilts. (2nd edn.) Nikolaus Pevsner, Buildings of England: Wiltshire, revised by Bridget Cherry (1975)
Phillipps, Mon. Inscriptions N. Wilts. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Monumental Inscriptions in Wiltshire (North Wiltshire) (priv. print. 1821)
Phillipps, Wilts. Inst. Institutiones Clericorum in Comitatu Wiltoniae, ed. Sir Thomas Phillipps (priv. print. 1825)
Pigot, Nat. Com. Dir. Pigot, National Commercial Directory
Plac. de Quo Warr. Placita de Quo Warranto, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1818)
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 relative to the Expense and Maintenance 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 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
R.O. Record Office
Red Bk. Exch. The Red Book of the Exchequer, ed. H. Hall (Rolls Series, 1896)
Reg. Register
Reg. Chichele The Register of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury, ed. E. F. Jacob (Canterbury and York Society, 1934–47)
Reg. Ghent Registrum Simonis de Gandavo, Diocesis Saresbiriensis, ed. C. T. Flower and M. C. B. Dawes (Canterbury and York Society, 1934)
Reg. Hallum The Register of Robert Hallum, Bishop of Salisbury, ed. J. Horn (Canterbury and York Society, 1982)
Reg. Langton The Register of Thomas Langton, Bishop of Salisbury, ed. D. P. Wright (Canterbury and York Society, 1985)
Reg. Malm. Registrum Malmesburiense, ed. J. S. Brewer and C. T. Martin (Rolls Series, 1879–80)
Reg. Martival The Registers of Roger Martival, Bishop of Salisbury, ed. K. Edwards and others (Canterbury and York Society, 1959–75)
Reg. Regum Anglo-Norm. Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, 1066–1154, ed. H. W. C. Davis and others (1913–69)
Reg. St. Osmund Vetus Registrum Sarisberiense alias Dictum Registrum Sancti Osmund Episcopi, ed. W. H. R. Jones (Rolls Series, 1883–4)
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 Son-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
Rot. Chart. Rotuli Chartarum, 1199–1216, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1837)
Rot. Cur. Reg. Rotuli Curiae Regis, 6 Richard I to 1 John, ed. F. Palgrave (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Hund. Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. III & Edw. I, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1812–18)
Rot. Litt. Claus. Rotuli Litterarum Clausarum, 1204–1227, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1833–44)
Rot. Litt. Pat. Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, 1201–16, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum [1783]
Sar. Chart, and Doc. Charters and Documents illustrating the History of the Cathedral, City, and Diocese of Salisbury, in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, etc. ed. W. Dunn Macray (Rolls Series, 1891)
Soc. Antiq. Society of Antiquaries of London
Tax. Eccl. Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae auctoritate P. Sicholai IV circa A.D. 1291, ed. S. Ayscough and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
Topog. and Gen. The Topographer and Genealogist, ed. J. G. Nichols (London, 1846)
Univ. Brit. Dir. Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce, and Manufacture, ed. P. Barfoot and J. Wilkes (1791–8)
V.&A. Mus. Victoria and Albert Museum
V.C.H. Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. Valor Ecclesiasticus temp. Hen. VIII, ed. J. Caley and J. Hunter (Record Commission, 1810–34)
W. A. M. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine
W.A.S. (Libr.) Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (Library in the Museum, Long Street, Devizes)
W. N. & Q. Wiltshire Notes and Queries (Devizes, 1896–1917)
W.R.O. Wiltshire Record Office
Principal classes used:
A Quarter Sessions records
D Salisbury Diocesan records
EA Enclosure Awards
F County Council records
G Rural District and Borough Council records
W.R.S. Wiltshire Record Society (formerly Records Branch of W.A.S.)
Walker Revised, ed. Matthews Walker Revised; being a Revision of John Walker's Sufferings of the Clergy during the Grand Rebellion, 1642–60, ed. A. G. Matthews
Walters, Wilts. Bells H. B. Walters, Church Bells of Wiltshire (Devizes, 1927–9)
Wm. of Malmesbury, Gesta Regum Angl. Willelmi Malmesbiriensis Monachi de Gestis Regum Anglorum Libri Quinque; Historiae Novellae Libri Tres, ed. W. Stubbs (Rolls Series, 1887–9)
Williams, Cath. Recusancy J. A. Williams, Catholic Recusancy in Wiltshire, 1660–1791 (Catholic Record Society, 1968)
Dr. Williams's Libr. Dr. Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London W.C. 1
Wilts. Cuttings Volumes of newspaper and other cuttings in W.A.S. Libr.
Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1242–1326 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 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 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. Q. Sess. Rec. ed. Cunnington Records of the County of Wiltshire from the Quarter Sessions Rolls of the 17th Century, ed. B. H. Cunnington (Devizes, 1932)
Wilts. Tracts Collections of tracts in W.A.S. Libr.