Note on abbreviations


Victoria County History



R. W. Dunning (editor), A. P. Baggs, R. J. E. Bush, Margaret Tomlinson

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'Note on abbreviations', A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 3 (1974), pp. XIX. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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

Bk. of FairsAuthentic Account published by the King's Authority, of all the Fairs in England and Wales (5th edn. London, 1767)
Collinson, Hist. Som.Collinson, History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset (3 vols. Bath, 1791)
County Gazette Dir. (1840)General Directory for the County of Somerset, presented gratuitously to the subscribers to the County Gazette Newspaper (Taunton, 1840)
Darby & Finn, Dom. Geog. S.W. Eng.H. C. Darby and R. Welldon Finn, Domesday Geography of South-West England (1967)
D.C.O.Duchy of Cornwall Office
D.R.O.Dorset Record Office
Devon R.O.Devon Record Office
Dioc. Dir.Bath and Wells Diocesan Directory (and Almanack) (1908–) (Almanack discontinued 1948)
Dioc. Kal.(New) Bath and Wells Diocesan Kalendar (1888–1907)
Finberg, Early Charters of WessexH. P. R. Finberg, Early Charters of Wessex (Leicester University Press, 1964)
Grundy, Saxon ChartersG. B. Grundy, Saxon Charters of Somerset (Proc. Som. Arch. Soc. lxxiii– lxxx)
H.M.C. WellsHistorical Manuscripts Commission, Series 12, Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells (2 vols. 1907, 1914)
Hunt. Libr.Huntington Library, San Marino, California
Ilchester Almshouse Deeds, ed. W. BucklerIlchester Almshouse Deeds, 1200–1625, ed. W. Buckler (Yeovil, 1866)
Pevsner, South and West Som.N. Pevsner, South and West Somerset (Buildings of England Series) (London, 1958)
Proc. Som. Arch. Soc.Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (from 1968 Somerset Archaeology and Natural History)
Rep. Som. Cong. Union (1896)Annual Report of the Somerset Congregational Union and of the Evangelist Society presented at the One-Hundredth Anniversary (Wellington, 1896)
S. & D. N. & Q.Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries
S.R.O.Somerset Record Office
S.R.S.Somerset Record Society (for list of publications used see p. xx)
Som. C.C., Educ. Cttee.Somerset County Council, Education Committee
Som. Incumbents, ed. WeaverSomerset Incumbents, ed. F. W. Weaver (Bristol, 1889)
Som. Wills, ed. BrownAbstracts of Somersetshire Wills etc., copied from the Manuscript Collections of the late Rev. F. Brown (6 vols. priv. print. 1887–90)
W.R.O.Wiltshire County Record Office