Note on abbreviations


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'Note on abbreviations', A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 4 (1959), pp. XIX-XX. URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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

Brit. Trans. Com. ArchivesBritish Transport Commission Archives, Paddington.
Longleat MSS.MSS. at Longleat House.
Sar. Dioc. Regy.Diocesan Registry, Salisbury.
Savernake MSS.MSS. either at Savernake Estate Office, Burbage, or, where preceded by the letters W.R.O., at the Country Record Office, Trowbridge.
W.A.S.Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
W.A.S. Libr., DevizesLibrary of W.A.S. in the Museum, Devizes.
W.A.S. Rec. Brch.Record Branch of the W.A.S.
Wilts. CuttingsVolumes of Wiltshire newspaper cutting in W.A.S. Libr., Devizes.
Wilts. TractsCollection of pamphlets and papers in W.A.S. Libr., Devizes.
W.R.O.Wiltshire Record Office, County Hall, Trowbridge.
Wilton MSS.MSS. at Wilton House.
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).
Antrobus D. before 1625 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Pugh, R. B. (ed.) Calendar of Antrobus Deeds before 1625 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. iii).
Aubrey, Nat. Hist. Wilts. ed. BrittonBritton, J. (ed.) Aubrey's Natural History of Wiltshire (1847).
Aubrey, Topog. Coll. ed. JacksonJackson, J. E. (ed.) Topographical Collections of John Aubrey (W.A.S. Devizes, 1862).
Benson and Hatcher, SalisburyBenson, R. and Hatcher, H., Old and New Sarum or Salisbury. A part of Sir R. Colt Hoare's Modern Wiltshire.
Cal. Feet of F. Wilts. 1195– 1272, ed. FryFry, E. A. (ed.) Calendar of Feet of Fines Wilts. 1195–1272 (W.A.S. Devizes, 1930).
Collectanea (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Williams, N. J. (ed.) Collectanea (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. xii).
Davis, General ViewDavis, T., General View of the Agriculture of Wilts.
Dugd. Mon.Dugdale, W., Monasticon Anglicanum (edn. 1817–30).
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. StratonStraton, C. R. (ed.) Survey of Lands of William, First Earl of Pembroke (Roxburghe Club, 1909).
Hoare, Mod. Wilts.Hoare, Sir R. Colt, Modern Wiltshire (1822–37).
J.R.A.S.E.Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England.
Leland, Itin. ed. Toulmin SmithToulmin Smith, Lucy (ed.) Itinerary of John Leland.
Liber HenriciJackson, J. E. (ed.) Liber Henrici de Soliaco Abbatis Glaston., et Vocatur Liber A (Roxburghe Club, 1882).
Pembroke Manors 1631–2 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Kerridge, E. (ed.) Surveys of the Manors of Philip, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. ix).
P.N. Wilts. (E.P.N.S.)The Place-Names of Wiltshire (English Place-Name Society).
Ramsay, Wilts. Woollen IndustryRamsay, G. D., Wiltshire Woollen Industry in the 16th and 17th Centuries.
Reg. Malm. (Rolls Ser.)Brewer, J. S. (ed.) Registrum Malmesburiense (Rolls Series lxxii).
RentaliaRentalia et Custumaria Michaelis de Ambresbury et Rogeri de Ford Abbatum Monasterii Beatae Mariae Glasteniae (Somerset Record Soc. v).
Sar. Chart. and Doc. (Rolls Ser.)Jones, W. Rich- and Dunn Macray, W. (ed.) Charters and Documents illustrating the History of Salisbury (Rolls Series xcvii).
Scrope, Castle CombeScrope, G. P., History of Manor and Barony of Castle Combe (1852).
Sess. Mins. (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Johnson, H. C. (ed.) Wiltshire County Records Minutes of Proceedings in Sessions, 1563 and 1574–92 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. iv).
Swindon StudiesGrinsell, L. V. and others, Studies in the History of Swindon.
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. DaviesDavies, J. S. (ed.) Tropenell Cartulary (W.A.S. Devizes, 1908).
Trowbridge Woollen Industry (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Beckinsale, R. P. (ed.) The Trowbridge Woollen Industry as Illustrated by Stock Books of John and Thomas Clark 1804–24 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. vi).
W.A.M.Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine.
Wilts. Borough Rec. (W.A.S. Rec. Brch.)Rathbone, M. G. (ed.) List of Borough Records earlier in date than 1836 (W.A.S. Rec. Brch. v).
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 (Indes 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. CunningtonCunnington, B. H. (ed.) Extracts from the Quarter Sessions Great Rolls of the 17th Century.