Note on abbreviations

A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 8, Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1965.

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'Note on abbreviations', in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 8, Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds, (London, 1965) pp. xix-xx. British History Online [accessed 12 April 2024]


Among the abbreviations and short titles used the following may require elucidation:

C.C.C. Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
Ch. Com. Church Commissioners.
Char. Com. Charity Commissioners.
D. & C. Sar. Dean and Chapter of Salisbury.
G.R.O. General Register Office.
Hants R.O. Hampshire Record Office.
Sar. Corp. MSS. Salisbury Corporation MSS.
Sar. Dioc. R.O. Salisbury Diocesan Record Office.
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.C.M. Winchester College Muniments.
Wilts. Cuttings Volumes of Wiltshire newspaper cuttings in W.A.S. Libr., Devizes.
Wilts. Tracts Collection of pamphlets and papers in W.A.S. Libr., Devizes.
W.R.O. Wiltshire Record Office.
Andrews and Dury, Map (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Crittall, Elizabeth (ed.) Andrews' and Dury's Map of Wiltshire 1773 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. viii).
Bounds of Wilts. Lord Fitzmaurice and W. L. Bown, Boundaries of the Administrative County of Wilts. (1918).
Cal. Feet of F. Wilts. 1195-1272, ed. Fry Fry, E. A. (ed.) Calendar of Feet of Fines Wilts. 1195-1272 (W.A.S. Devizes, 1930).
Cart. Sax. ed. Birch Birch, W. de Gray (ed.) Cartularium Saxonicum.
Crockford Crockford's Clerical Directory.
Crown Pleas Wilts. Eyre, 1249 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Meekings, C. A. F. (ed.) Crown Pleas of the Wiltshire Eyre, 1249 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. xvi).
Dugdale, Mon. Dugdale, W. Monasticon Anglicanum (edn. 1817-30).
Early Stuart Tradesmen (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Williams, N. J. (ed.) Tradesmen in Early-Stuart Wiltshire (W.A.S. Rec Brch. xv).
Endowed Char. Wilts. (1908) Endowed Charities of Wilts. H.C. 273-1 (1908), lxxxi.
Feet of F. Wilts. 1272-1327 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Pugh, R. B. (ed.) Abstracts of Feet of Fines Wilts, for reigns of Edw. I and Edw. II (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. i).
First Pembroke Survey, ed. Straton Straton, C. R. (ed.) Survey of Lands of William, First Earl of Pembroke (Roxburghe Club, 1909).
Halliday, Information Information about Warminster, MS. compiled c. 1820-40 by J. E. Halliday (1963 penes Mr. H. N. Dewey, Warminster).
Hoare, Mod. Wilts. Hoare, Sir Richard Colt, Modern Wiltshire (1822-37).
Jones, Fasti Eccl. Sar. Jones, W. H. Fasti Ecclesiae Sarisberiensis (Salisbury and London, 1879).
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin Smith Toulmin Smith, Lucy (ed.) Itinerary of John Leland.
Manley, Regional Survey Regional Survey of Warminster, MS. by C. V. Manley (1963 penes Warminster U.D.C.).
Nightingale, Wilts. Plate Nightingale, J. E. The Church Plate of Wiltshire (Salisbury, 1891).
P.N. Wilts. (E.P.N.S.) The Place-Names of Wiltshire (English Place-Name Society).
Pembroke Manors 1631-2 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Kerridge, E. (ed.) Surveys of the Manors of Philip, First Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. ix).
Pevsner, Wilts. Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Wiltshire (1963).
Phillipps, Wilts. Inst. Phillipps, Sir Thomas (ed.) Institutiones Clericorum in Comitatu Wiltoniae (priv. printed, 1825).
Phillipps, Wilts. M.I. Phillipps, Sir Thomas, Monumental Inscriptions of Wiltshire (1821).
Q. Sess. and Ass. 1736 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Fowle, J. P. M. (ed.) Wiltshire Quarter Sessions and Assizes, 1736 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. xi).
Ramsay, Wilts. Woollen Industry Ramsay, G. D. Wiltshire Woollen Industry in the 16th and 17th Centuries.
Reg. Ghent (Cant. and York Soc.) Flower, C. T. and Dawes, M. C. B. (ed.) Registrum Simonis de Gandavo (Canterbury and York Society).
Reg. Martival (Cant. and York Soc.) Edwards, K. (ed.) Registers of Roger Martival, Bishop of Salisbury, 1315-30 (Canterbury and York Society).
Reg. St. Osmund (Rolls Ser.) Jones, W. H. Rich- (ed.) Vetus Registrum Sarisberiense alias dictum Registrum S. Osmundi Episcopi (Rolls Series lxxviii).
Sar. Chart. and Doc. (Rolls Ser.) Jones, W. H. Rich- (ed.) and Dunn Macray, W. (ed.) Charters and Documents illustrating the History of Salisbury (Rolls Series xcvii).
Sess. Mins. (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Johnson, H. C. (ed.) Minutes of Proceedings in Sessions, 1563, 1574-92 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. iv).
Taxation Lists (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.) Ramsay, G. D. (ed.) Two Sixteenth-Century Taxation Lists, 1545 and 1576 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. x).
Tropenell Cart. ed. Davies Davies, J. S. (ed.) Tropenell Cartulary (W.A.S. Devizes, 1908).
Walters, Wilts. Bells Walters, H. B. The Church Bells of Wiltshire (Devizes, 1927).
W.A.M. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine.
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).
Wilts. Inq. p.m. 1625-49 (Index Libr.) Fry, G. S. and Fry, E. A. (ed.) Abstracts of Wilts. Inq. p.m. for reign of Chas. I (Index Library xxiii).
W.N. & Q. Wiltshire Notes and Queries.
Wilts. Q. Sess. Rec. ed. Cunnington Cunnington, B. H. (ed.) Extracts from the Quarter Sessions Great Rolls of the 17th Century (Devizes, 1932).