Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

This section of the Survey provides a list of the abbreviations used in the volumes for this period, in addition to standard and self-explanatory abbreviations, Please note that there are separate lists for the preliminary paragraphs (the family and education and career elements) and for the notes.

In the preliminary paragraphs:

calledcalled to the bar
c.j.chief justice
c.p.common pleas
da.daughter, daughters
e.elder, eldest
E.I.East Indies, East India
ft.regiment of foot
[GB]Great Britain, British
g.s.grammar school
gd.-s., etc.grandson, etc.
h.s.high school
[I]Ireland, Irish
l.c.j.lord chief justice
m. married
M.P.a Member of the House of Commons whose entire term of membership lies outside the period 1754-1790
s.son, sons
[S]Scotland, Scottish
S.C.J.Senator of the College of Justice
suc. succeeded
W.I.West Indies, West Indian


In the footnotes:

Additional MSS, British Museum
AHR American Historical Review
AlmonJohn Almon, Parliamentary Register (for reports of debates 1774-1780)
APC Col Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial series
Bodl.Bodleian Library, Oxford
Burke LG Burke’s Landed Gentry
Burke PB Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage
CB Complete Baronetage
CJ Journals of the House of Commons
CP Complete Peerage
DAm.B Dictionary of American Biography
DebrettJohn Debrett, History, Debates, and Proceedings of both Houses of Parliament (for reports of debates 1754-1774), and Parliamentary Register (for reports of debates 1780-1790)
DNB Dictionary of National Biography
DWB Dictionary of Welsh Biography
EgertonEgerton MSS, British Museum
EHR English Historical Review
FortescueHon. Sir John Fortescue, Correspondence of King George III
Grenville mss (Bodl.)Grenville MSS, Bodleian Library
Grenville mss (HL)Grenville MSS, Huntington Library
Grenville mss (JM)Grenville MSS, in the possession of Sir John Murray, K.C.V.O.
Grenville letter bk.George Grenville’s letter books, Huntington Library
HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission
Jnl. Journal
LapradeW.T. Laprade, Parliamentary papers of John Robinson, 1774-1784
N. Q. Notes and Queries
NLSNational Library of Scotland
NLWNational Library of Wales
OR [Official] Return of Members of Parliament
PCCPrerogative Court of Canterbury
PROPublic Record Office (PRO documents are referred to by their class numbers only)
Ramsay of OchtertyreScotland and Scotsmen in the eighteenth century from the mss of John Ramsay of Ochtertyre , edited by Alexander Allardyce
RORecord Office
SedgwickRomney Sedgwick, Letters from George III to Lord Bute, 1756-1766
SHR Scottish Historical Review
SRO Public Record Office of Scotland
StockdaleJohn Stockdale, Parliamentary Register (for reports of debates 1774-1780), and Debates and Proceedings of the House of Commons (for reports of debates 1784-I790)
UCNWUniversity College of North Wales
VCH Victoria County History
WOWar Office

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke

End Notes