Note on abbreviations

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A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 6, the Borough and Liberties of Beverley. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1989.

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

abp. archbishop
acct. account
Acreage Returns, 1905 Board of Agriculture Acreage Returns of 1905, from a MS. copy in possession of the editor, V.C.H. Yorks. E.R.
Acts of P.C. Acts of the Privy Council of England (H.M.S.O. 1890-1964)
Add. Ch., MS. Additional Charter, Manuscript
Antiq. Antiquaries
App. Appendix
Arch. Archaeological
Aveling, Post Reformation Catholicism H. Aveling, Post Reformation Catholicism in East Yorkshire, 1558-1790 (East Yorkshire Local History Series, xi)
B.I.H.R. University of York, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research
B.L. British Library (used in references to documents transferred from the British Museum)
Baines, Hist. Yorks. (1823) E. Baines, History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, vol. ii, East and North Ridings (1823)
Battle, Dir. Hull (1791) Battle's Hull Directory for the Year 1791
Bd. of Educ., List 21 Board of Education, Public Elementary Schools, and Certified Efficient Schools in England (1908-38)
Bk. of Fees The Book of Fees (H.M.S.O. 1920-31)
Bodl. Bodleian Library
Boro. Rec. Beverley Borough Records, 1575-1821 (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vol. lxxxiv)
Brown, Old Beverley [G.] P. Brown, Old Beverley (1983)
Bulmer, Dir. E. Yorks. (1892) T. Bulmer & Co., History, Topography and Directory of East Yorkshire (1892)
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. (H.M.S.O. 1889-92)
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. 1904-74)
Cal. Inq. p.m. Hen. VII Calendar of Inquisitions post mortem, Henry VII (H.M.S.O. 1898-1955)
Cal. Pat. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1891-1982)
Cal. S.P. Dom. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series (H.M.S.O. 1856-1972)
Camden. Brit. W. Camden, Britannia, ed. E. Gibson (1695)
ch. church
Chapter Act Bk. i-ii Memorials of Beverley Minster the Chapter Act Book of the Collegiate Church of St. John of Beverley, 1286-1347 (Surtees Society, vols. xcviii, cviii)
Char. Com. Charity Commission
Chron. Chronicle
Close R. Close Rolls of the Reign of Henry III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1902-75)
Coll. College
Com. Commission, Commissioners
Complete Peerage G. E. C[ockayne] and others, Complete Peerage (2nd edn. 1810-59)
Compton Census, ed. Whiteman Compton Census of 1676: a critical edition, ed. A. Whiteman (British Academy Records of Social and Economic History, new ser. x, 1986)
Corp. MSS. Report on the Manuscripts of the Corporation of Beverley [Cd. 284] (1900), xlvi
Crockford Crockford's Clerical Directory
ct. court
D.N.B. Dictionary of National Biography
Directories Post Office (later Kelly's) Directory of Yorkshire: North and East Ridings with the City of York (1872), and later editions; and see entries under Baines, Battle, Bulmer, Pigot, Slater's, and White
Dugdale, Mon. W. Dugdale, Monasticum Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley and others (6 vols. 1817-30)
E.H.R. English Historical Review
E.Y.C. Early Yorkshire Charters, vols. i-iii, ed. W. Farrer (1914-16); vols. iv-xii, ed. Sir Charles Clay (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, Extra Series, 1935-65)
Educ. Enq. Abstract Abstract of Answers and 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)
Feud. Aids Inquisitions and Assessments relating to Feudal Aids preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1899-1920)
G.R.O. General Register Office, St. Catherine's House, 10 Kingsway, London
Geol. Surv. Geological Survey
H.M.S.O. Her (His) Majesty's Stationery Office
H.R.O. Humberside County Record Office, Beverley
H.U.L. Archives in the Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull
Hall, Hist. Beverley I. and E. Hall, Historic Beverley (1973)
Herring's Visit, i-v Archbishop Herring's Visitation Returns, 1743 (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. lxxi, lxxii, lxxv, lxxvii, lxxix)
Hist. MSS. Com. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments
Hodgson, Q.A.B. C. Hodgson, Queen Anne's Bounty (2nd edn., 1845, with supplement, 1864)
Inventories of Ch. Goods Inventories of Church Goods (Surtees Society, vol. xcvii)
Jnl. Journal
L. & P. Hen. VIII Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII (H.M.S.O. 1864-1932)
Lawrence, 'Clergy List' N. A. H. Lawrence, TS. list of beneficed clergy in Harthill wapentake up to the Restoration, in archives in the Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull
Lond. Gaz. London Gazette
man. manor, manorial
med. medieval
Min. Bks. Beverley Corporation Minute Books (1707-1835) (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vol. cxxii)
Morris, E. Yorks. J. E. Morris, The East Riding of Yorkshire (Little Guides, 3rd edn., 1932)
Mun. Muniments
Oliver, Hist. Beverley G. Oliver, The History and Antiquities of the Town and Minster of Beverley (1829)
P.N. Yorks. E.R. (E.P.N.S.) The Place-names of the East Riding of Yorkshire and York (English Place-name Society vol. xiv, 1937)
P.R.O. Public Record Office
par. parish
parl. parliamentary
Pat. R. Patent Rolls of the Reign of Hen. III preserved in the Public Record Office (H.M.S.O. 1901-3)
Pevsner, Yorks. E.R. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: York and the East Riding (1972)
Pigot, Dir. Yorks. (1834) Pigot and Co.'s National Commercial Directory (1834)
Pipe R. Pipe Rolls
Plac. de Quo Warr. (Rec. Com.) Placita de Quo Warranto in Curia Receptae Scaccarii Westm. asservata, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1818)
Poor Law Abstract, 1804 Abstract of Returns relative to the Expence and Maintenance of the Poor (printed by order of the House of Commons, 1804)
Poor Law Abstract, 1818 Abstract of Returns to Orders of the House of Commons relative to Assessments for Relief of the Poor, H.C. 82 (1818), xix
Poulson, Beverlac G. Poulson, Beverlac; or the Antiquities and History of the Town of Beverley (1829)
Proc. Proceedings
R.C.H.M. Beverley Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, Supplementary Series 4, Beverley, an Archaeological and Architectural Study (H.M.S.O. 1982)
R.D.B. The former Registry of Deeds, Beverley, now part of the Humberside County Record Office
Rec. Records
Reg. Corbridge, i-ii Register of Thomas Corbridge (Surtees Society, vols. cxxxviii, cxli)
Reg. Giffard Register of Walter Giffard (Surtees Society, vol. cix)
Reg. Gray Register, or Rolls, of Walter Gray (Surtees Society, vol. lvi)
Reg. Greenfield, i-v Register of William Greenfield (Surtees Society, vols. cxlv, cxlix, cli, clii, cliii)
Reg. Romeyn, i-ii Registers of John le Romeyn and Henry of Newark (Surtees Society, vols. cxxiii, cxxviii)
Reg. Wickwane Register of William Wickwane (Surtees Society, vol. cxiv)
Rep. Report
9th and 10th Rep. Com. Char. Report of the Commissioners for Inquiry concerning certain Charities in England and Wales, H.C. 258 (1823), ix; H.C. 103 (1824), xiii
Rep. Com. Eccl. Revenues Report of the Commissioners appointed to Inquire into the Ecclesiastical Revenues of England and Wales [67], H.C. (1835), xxii
Rep. into Corp. Beverley J. Wharton, Report of Enquiry into the existing State of the Corporation of Beverley (1833)
3rd Rep. Poor Law Com. 3rd Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, H.C. 546 (1837), xxxi
Returns relating to Elem. Educ. Returns relating to Elementary Education, H.C. 201 (1871), lv
Review of Char., Rep. Humberside County Review of Charities, 1978-80, Report of the Review Co-ordinator to the Humberside County Council
Rolls Ser. Rolls Series
Rot. Hund. (Rec. Com.) Rotuli Hundredorum temp. Hen. III & Edw. I, ed. W. Illingworth and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1812-18)
Sheahan and Whellan, Hist. York & E.R J. J. Sheahan and T. Whellan, History and Topography of the City of York, the Ainsty Wapentake, and the East Riding of Yorkshire, vol. ii, East Riding (1856)
Slater's Royal Nat. Com. Dir. Yorks. (1864) Slater's Royal National Commercial Directory of the County of Yorkshire (1864)
Soc. Society
T.E.R.A.S. Transactions of the East Riding Antiquarian Society
Tax. Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae auctoritate P. Nicholai IV circa A.D. 1291, ed. S. Ayscough and J. Caley (Record Commission, 1802)
Test. Ebor. i-vi Testamenta Eboracensia (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. iv, xxx, xlv, liii, lxxix, cvi)
Town Doc. Beverley Town Documents (Selden Society, vol. xiv) (1900)
Trans. Transactions
V.C.H. Victoria County History
Valor Eccl. (Rec. Com.) Valor Ecclesiasticus temp. Hen. VIII auctoritate regia institutus, ed. J. Caley and J. Hunter (Record Commission, 1810-34)
Visit. Visitation
White, Dir. Hull (1826) William White & Co., The Directory, Guide, and Annals of Kingston-upon-Hull (1826)
White, Dir. Hull (1831) Wm. White, Directory, Guide, and Annals of Kingston-upon-Hull (1831)
White, Dir. E. & N.R. Yorks. (1840) W. White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire (1840)
White, Dir. Hull & York (1846) F. White & Co., General Directory of Kingston-upon-Hull and the City of York (1846)
White, Dir. Hull & York (1858) F. White & Co., General Directory and Topography of Kingston-upon-Hull and the City of York (1858)
Y.A.J. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal
Y.A.S. Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Leeds
Yorks. Ch. Plate Yorkshire Church Plate, begun by T. M. Fallow, completed and edited by H. B. McCall, Yorkshire Archaeological Society Publications, Extra Series, vol. i (1912)
Yorks. Chantry Surv. ii The Certificates of the Commissioners appointed to survey the Chantries, Guilds, Hospitals, etc. in the County of York, ii (Surtees Society, vol. xcii)
Yorks. Deeds, i-x Yorkshire Deeds (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. xxxix, l, lxiii, lxv, lxix, lxxvi, lxxxiii, cii, cxi, cxx)
Yorks. Fines, i-iv Feet of Fines of the Tudor Period (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. ii, v, vii, viii)
Yorks. Fines, 1218-31; 1232-46; 1246-72; 1272-1300; 1300-14 Feet of Fines (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. lxii, lxvii, lxxxii, cxxi, cxxvii)
Yorks. Fines, 1327-47; 1347-77; 1603-14; 1614-25 Feet of Fines (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. xlii, lii, liii, lviii)
Yorks. Inq. i-iv; Hen. IV-V Yorkshire Inquisitions (Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, vols. xii, xxiii, xxxi, xxxvii, lix)