Note on abbreviations


Victoria County History



W.R. Powell (editor)

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'Note on abbreviations', A History of the County of Essex: Volume 5 (1966), pp. XXI. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Among abbreviations and short titles the following may need elucidation:

Char. Com. Charity Commission.
Ch. Bells Essex C. Deedes and H. B. Walters, The Church Bells of Essex (1909)
Ch. Chests Essex H. W. Lewer and J. C. Wall, The Church Chests of Essex (1913)
Ch. Plate Essex G. M. Benton, F. W. Galpin, and W. J. Pressey, The Church Plate of Essex (1926)
Chingford (1959) Chingford County High School, Chingford (1959)
D.P.L. Dagenham Public Library
Dugdale, Mon. Angl. W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley, H. Ellis, and B. Bandinel (6 vols. in 8, 1817–30)
E.A.T. The Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society.
E. Nat. The Essex Naturalist
E.R. The Essex Review
E.R.O. The Essex Record Office
Farmer, Hist. Waltham J. Farmer, The History of the ancient town and … Abbey of Waltham (1735)
Feet of F. Essex Feet of Fines for Essex (Essex Archaeological Society; issued in parts: vol. i, 1899–1910; vol. ii, 1913–28; vol. iii, 1929–49)
Fuller, Hist. Waltham T. Fuller, History of Waltham Abbey, ed. J. Nichols (1840)
Gen. Reg. Off. The General Register Office, Somerset House, London
Gent. Mag. The Gentleman's Magazine
Hist. Essex by Gent. A new and complete history of Essex … by a Gentleman (6 vols. 1769–72)
Lysons, London D. Lysons, The Environs of London (4 vols. 1795–6)
Misc. Gen. Her. Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica
Morant, Essex P. Morant, The History and Antiquities of Essex (2 vols. 1768)
Newcourt, Repertorium R. Newcourt, Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense (2 vols. 1710)
Ogborne, Essex E. Ogborne, The History of Essex (1813)
Pevsner, Essex N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Essex (1954)
P.N. Essex P. H. Reaney, The Place Names of Essex (English Place Name Society, xii,1935)
P.M.G. Postmaster-General
R.C.H.M., Essex The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex (4 vols. 1916–23)
H. Smith, Eccl. Hist. Essex H. Smith, The Ecclesiastical History of Essex under the Long Parliament and Commonwealth [c. 1931]
Trans. E.F.C. The Transactions of the Essex Field Club
Wright, Essex T. Wright, The History and Topography of the County of Essex (2 vols. 1836)