Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 15, Amesbury Hundred, Branch and Dole Hundred. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1995.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used are the following:

Abbrev. Plac. Placitorum Abbreviatio, ed. W. Illingworth (Record Commission, 1811)
Abbrev. Rot. Orig. Rotulorum Originalium in Curia Scaccarii Abbreviatio (Record Commission, 1805)
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)
Alnwick Castle Mun. Muniments at Alnwick Castle, Northumb.
Alum. Cantab. Alumni Cantabrigienses, ed. J. and J. A. Venn
Alum. Oxon. Alumni Oxonienses, ed. J. Foster
Ann. Mon. Annales Monastici, ed. H. R. Luard (Rolls Series, 1864–9)
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. Ch. Additional Charter
Add. MS. Additional Manuscript
Cott. MS. Cottonian Manuscript
Eg. Ch. Egerton Charter
Harl. Ch. Harleian Charter
Harl. MS. Harleian Manuscript
Lansd. Ch. Lansdowne Charter
Bk, of Fees The Book of Fees (H.M.S.O. 1920–31)
Boyton Manor Archive Muniments of the Fane family, formerly at Boyton Manor, now in the Wiltshire Record Office
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, Land. Gent. J. Burke and others, Landed Gentry
Burke, Land. Gent, of Ireland B. Burke and others, Landed Gentry of Ireland
Burke, Peerage J. Burke and others, A Dictionary of the Peerage
Cal. Chanc. Wts. Calendar of Chancery Warrants preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1927)
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. 1643–1660 (H.M.S.O. 1889–92)
Cal. Cttee. for Money Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for the Advance of Money, 1642–1646 (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. 1904–92)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (H.M.S.O. 1898–1955)
Cal. Lib. Calendar of the Liberate Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1916–64)
Cal. Papal Reg. Calendar of Papal Registers: Papal Letters (H.M.S.O. and Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1893–1986)
Col. 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)
Cart. Sax. ed. Birch Cartularium Saxonicum, ed. W. de G. Birch (1885–93)
Cat. Anct. D. Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1890–1915)
Cath. Dir. Catholic Directory of England and Wales
Ch. Com. Church Commissioners
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Chron. Rog. de Houedene Chronica Rogeri de Houedene, ed. W. Stubbs (Rolls Series, 1868–71)
Churches of SE. Wilts. Churches of South-East Wiltshire (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1987)
Close R. Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1902–75)
Complete Peerage G. E. C[ockayne] and others, The Complete Peerage (2nd edn. 1910–59)
Compton Census The Compton Census of 1616: 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. & C. Windsor Mun. Muniments of the dean and canons of St. George's chapel, Windsor
D. & C. Winton. Mun. Muniments of the dean and chapter of Winchester
D.N.B. Dictionary of National Biography
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J: Caley and others (1817–30)
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.
Ex. e Rot. Fin. Excerpta e Rotulis Finium in Turri Londinensi asservati, ed. Charles Rob- erts (Record Commission, 1835)
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)
First Pembroke Survey, ed. Straton. Survey of the Lands of William, First Earl of Pembroke, ed. C. R. Straton (Roxburghe Club, 1909)
G.E.C. Baronetage G. E. C[ockayne], Complete Baronetage (1900—9)
G.P.L., Treas. Solicitor Government Property Lawyers, records of the Treasury Solicitor, Taunton
G.R.O. General Register Office
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. Parlc The History of Parliament
Hoare,Mod. Wilts Sir Richard Colt Hoare and others, The History of Modern Wiltshire (London,1822–43)
Inq. Non Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii, ed. G. Vandersee (Record Commission, 1807)
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
Lewis, Topog. Diet. Eng. S. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
Longleat Mun. Longleat House Muniments
Misc. Herald, et Geneal. Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica
N.S. New Series
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
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. xv)
P.R.S., Pipe R. Soc. Pipe Roll Society
Pat. R. Patent Rolls of the Reign oj Henry 111 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, 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. 1st Rep. First Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 500 (1835), xxxv
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 Appendix (1822), v
Poor Rate Returns, 1822–4 Poor Rate Returns, 1822–4, H.C. 334, Supplementary Appendix (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
Proc. before the Justices Proceedings before the Justices of the Peace in the 14th and 15th centuries, ed. B. H. Putnam (Ames Foundation, 1938)
R.O. Record Office
Rec. Com. Record Commission
Red Bk. Exch. Reg. The Red Book of the Exchequer, ed. H. Hall (Rolls Series, 1896) 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. 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 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
Rot. Chart. Rotuli Chartarum, 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. de Ob. et Fin. Rotuli de Oblatis et Finibus in Turri Londinensi asservati, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Hund. Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. Ill & Edw. I, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1812–18)
Rot. Lib. Rotuli de Liberate ac de Mists et Praestitis regnante Johanne, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1844)
Rot. Litt. Claus. Rotuli Litter arum Clausarum, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1833–44)
Rot. Litt. Pat. Rotuli Litter arum Patentium, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Normanniae Rotuli Normanniae in Turri Londinensi asservati, ed. T. D. Hardy (Record Commission, 1835)
Rot. Pad. 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. Nicholai IV circa A.D. 1291, ed. S. Ayscough and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
Treas. Solicitor Records of the Treasury Solicitor, Queen Anne's Chambers, 28 Broadway, London
Univ. Brit. Dir. Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce, and Manufacture, ed. P. Barfoot and J. Wilkes (1791–8)
V.C.H. Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. Valor Ecclesiasticus temp. Henr. 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 L Charity Commission 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)
Williams, Cath. Recusancy J. A. Williams, Catholic Recusancy in Wiltshire, 1660–1791 (Catholic Record Society, 1968)
Williamstrip Mun. Muniments of Earl St. Aldwyn at Williamstrip House, Coln St. Aldwyns, Glos.
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. Tracts Collections of tracts in W.A.S. Libr.
Winch. Coll. Mun. Muniments of Winchester College, Hants