Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 3. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1956.

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Among the abbreviations and short titles used, the following, which occur frequently throughout the volume, may require elucidation. Documents forming part of the muniments of the City of Salisbury and Borough of Wilton are cited by the references assigned to them by the editor of the List of Wiltshire Borough Records earlier in date than 1836 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. v).

D. & C. Sar. Dean and Chapter of Salisbury
Sar. Dioc. Regy* Diocesan Registry, Salisbury
W.A.S. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
W.A.S. Libr., Devizes Library of W.A.S. in the Museum, Devizes
W.A.S. Rec. Brch. Records Branch of W.A.S.
W.R.O. Wiltshire Record Office, Trowbridge
Antrobus D. (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Pugh, R. B. (ed.) Calendar of Antrobus Deeds before 1625 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. iii)
Aubrey, Topog. Coll. ed. Jackson Jackson, J. G. (ed.) Topographical Collections of John Aubrey (W.A.S. Devizes, 1862)
Cal. Feet of F. Wilts. 1195–1272, ed. Fry Fry, E. A. (ed.) Calendar of Feet of Fines Wilts. 1195–1272 (WA.S. Devizes, 1930)
Cart. Sax. ed. Birch Birch, W. de Gray (ed.) Cartularium Saxonicum
Cod. Dipl. ed. Kemble Kemble, J. M. (ed.) Codex Diplomatics Aevi Saxonici
Crockford Crockford's Clerical Directory
Dugd. Mon. Dugdale, W. Monasticon Anglicanum (edn. 1817–30)
Fasti Eccl. Sar. ed. Jones Jones, W. H. Fasti Ecclesiae Sarisberiensis (Salisbury and London, 1879)
Feet of F. Wilts. 1272–1327 (WA.S. Rec. Brch.) Pugh, R. B. (ed.) Abstracts of Feet of Fines Wilts for reigns of Edw. I and Edw. II (WA.S. Rec. Brch. i).
Hoare, Mod. Wilts. Hoare, Sir R. Colt. Modern Wiltshire. (1822–37)
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin Smith Leland, J. Itinerary, &c., ed. Lucy Toulmin Smith
Phillipps, Wilts. Inst. Phillipps, Sir Thomas (ed.) Institutiones Clericorum in Comitatu Wiltoniae (Priv. printed 1825)
Reg. Simon de Gandavo (Cant. & York Soc.) Flower, C. T., and Dawes, M. C. B. (ed.) Registrum Simonis de Gandavo (Canterbury and York Society)
W.A.M. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine
W.N. & Q. Wiltshire Notes and Queries
Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1242–1326 (Index Libr.) Fry, E. A. (ed.) Abstracts of Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1242–1326 (Index Library, xxxvii)
Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1327–77 (Index Libr.) Stokes, Ethel (ed.) Abstracts of Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1327–77 (Index Library, xlviii)

* Among the abbreviations used for citing records in the Diocesan Registry are the following:

Ep. Citations Citations to Consistory Court
Ep. Lib. Act. Consistory Court Act Books
Ep. Lib. Dep. Consistory Court Deposition Books
Ep. Lib. Vis. Visitation Books
Ep. Vis. Chw. Pres. Churchwardens' Presentments made in episcopal visitations
Archd. Sarum Act Books and Deposition Books of Archdeacons of Sarum and Wilts and of Dean and Subdean
Archd. Wilts