Felstead Database - Abbrevations used in comments

Many peals listed here have notations attached to them. Some of these notations are self-explanatory, but others are abbreviations, possibly with some numbers appended. These latter are typically descriptions of printed sources describing the peal.

The most common such abbreviation is 'RW,' denoting The Ringing World. All peals rung since early 1990 have a Ringing World citation of the form RW followed by eight digits, grouped into two sets of four digits by a full stop. These describe the issue number of the The Ringing World and the page on which the peal report appears. For example, a peal published on page 54 of issue number 4264 (January 15, 1993) would have the note RW4264.0054.

Earlier peals only occasionally contain a Ringing World citation, and then of a different form. Most commonly this is of the form a two digit year, a slash, and a page number.

In some cases, particularly for early peals, other sources are quoted, using the following abbreviations:

ABGAris's Birmingham Gazette
ANCAyscough's Nottingham Courant
AOWJApplebee's Original Weekly Journal
ARAshton Reporter
ASRAshton and Stalybridge Reporter
AWCAdams's Weekly Courant
AWRAshton Weekly Reporter
BABurnley Advertiser
BAFPBuckingham Advertiser and Free Press
BarHBarrow Herald
BarTBarnsley Times
BatRBatley Reporter
BCBath Chronicle
BCGBath & Cheltenham Gazette
BChBarnsley Chronicle
BDPBirmingham Daily Post
BDTBradford Daily Telegraph
BEBurnley Express
BerCBerkshire Chronicle
BFPBury Free Press
BGBristol Gazette
BHBrighton Herald
BiCBirmingham Chronicle
BiJBirmingham Journal
BJBath Journal
BJOUGBingley's Journal Or Universal Gazette
BLBell's Life in London
BLMBlackburn Mail
BMBristol Mercury
BNBell News
BNCBurbage's Nottingham Chronicle
BNPBury & Norwich Post
BOBradford Observer
BoCBolton Chronicle
BPAUABury Post, And Universal Advertiser
BPBBromley Peal Book
BPSEFPBrighton Patriot & South of England Free Press
BRBedford Record
BrGBrighton Gazette
BrGuBrighton Guardian
BrJBristol Journal
BrMBristol Mirror
BrTBristol Times
BSBlackburn Standard
BTBury Times
BTMBristol Times and Mirror
BuABuckingham Advertiser
BuCBurton Chronicle
BuEBuckingham Express
BuGBucks Gazette
BuHBucks Herald
BuNBurnley News
BuxHBuxton Herald
BWJBerrow's Worcester Journal
BWMBell's Weekly Messenger
BWOBradford and Wakefield Observer
CBrowne mss. - information from Revd. A Clayton
CaJCarmarthen Journal
CarJCarlisle Journal
CarPCarlisle Patriot
CBChurch Bells
CBMCharles Balle's Manuscript
CBNJCreswell & Burbage's Nottingham Journal
CCCheltenham Chronicle
CC PealsCentral Council Collection of Peal Board Transcripts
CCJCambridge Chronicle & Journal
CCouChester Courant
CDHCarnarvon & Denbigh Herald
CECheltenham Examiner
CEGCourier and Evening Gazette
CfCChelmsford Chronicle
CGChelmsford Gazette
CHCoventry Herald
ChCChester Chronicle
ChGChorley Guardian
ChJCheltenham Journal
CHRChange Ringing - The History of an English Art
CICambridge Intelligencer
CIPCambridge Independent Press
CJCanterbury Journal
CJTCCountry Journal or The Craftsman
CJWFPCambridge Journal & Weekly Flying Post
CLMCaledonian Mercury
CMCharles Middleton’s book of compositions
CMMCongleton and Macclesfield Mercury
CNJCresswell's Nottingham Journal
CNNJCresswell's Nottingham & Newark Journal
CNNRWJCreswell's Nottingham, Newark, Retford & Worksop Journal
COCheshire Observer
CPW Lee’s transcript of Charles Payne’s peal book
CRHistory & Art of Change Ringing
CRGCornwall Royal Gazette
CSTEJCommon Sense or The Englishman's Journal
CumPCumberland Pacquet
CVMCoventry Mercury
CWHChampion and Weekly Herald
CWJCanterbury Weekly Journal
CYAncient Society of College Youths
DADaily Advertiser
DCDerbyshire Courier
DCCDorset County Chronicle
DDTDerby Daily Telegraph
DEDover Express
DeCDewsbury Chronicle
DEDGDevon and Exeter Daily Gazette
DGDaily Gazetteer
DGMDaily Gazette for Middlesbrough
DiEDiss Express
DJDaily Journal
DMDerby Mercury
DPDaily Post
DPBDaily Post-Boy
DRDewsbury Reporter
DTDerbyshire Times
DuADurham Advertiser
DURDaily Universal Register
DvTDover Telegraph
DWGDevizes and Wiltshire Gazette
EADTEast Anglian Daily Times
EDPEastern Daily Press
EEEvening Express
EHEssex Herald
EJEddowes Journal
EJOE J Osborne mss
EMEvening Mail
ENEssex Newsman
EPEvening Post
EPGExeter and Plymouth Gazette
ESEssex Standard
ESchEastern Scholars
ESJEddowes’ Shrewsbury (or Shropshire) Journal
ESWMOEvesham Standard and West Midlands Observer
FCFleetwood Chronicle
FERF E Robinson "Among the Bells"
FFBJFelix Farley's Bristol Journal
FWJFog's Weekly Journal
FWNFramlingham Weekly News
GAGeneral Advertiser
GCGloucester Citizen
GChGloucestershire Chronicle
GEGloucestershire Echo
GEPGeneral Evening Post
GGAGore’s General Advertiser
GHGloucester Herald
GJGloucester Journal
GNDAGazetteer and New Daily Advertiser
GRGlossop Record
GrJGrantham Journal
HAHull Advertiser
HamTHampshire Telegraph
HaTHalesworth Times
HBPGHuntingdonshire, Bedfordshire and Peterborough Gazette
HCHampshire Chronicle
HCouHalifax Courier
HCPCJHampshire Chronicle, and Portsmouth and Chichester Journal
HCWYAHuddersfield and West Yorkshire Advertiser
HEHalifax Express
HeAHenley Advertiser
HeGHerts. Guardian
HeyAHeywood Advertiser
HGHalifax Guardian
HHEHalifax & Huddersfield Express
HJHereford Journal
HMRHertford Mercury and Reformer
HMSSHardcastle MSS
HOHuddersfield Observer
HorAHorsham Advertiser
HPHull Packet
HPERTHull Packet & East Riding Times
HSHorsham Society Peal Book
HTHereford Times
HTSCHampshire Telegraph & Sussex Chronicle
HuCHuddersfield Chronicle
HuDCHuddersfield Daily Chronicle
ICIndependent Chronicle
IGIpswich Gazette
IJIpswich Journal
JCMJopson's Coventry Mercury
JCYJunior Ancient Society of College Youths
JDJohn Day's Peal Book
JNPBJohn New's Place Book
JOJJackson's Oxford Journal
JRCYJunior Royal Cumberland Youths
JYJames Young’s peal book
KCKentish Chronicle
KEKentish Express
KGKentish Gazette
KIKentish Independent
KMKendal Mercury
KNKeighley News
KPKentish Post
KtMKentish Mercury
KWPCJKentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal
LA Lyn Advertiser
LCLeicester Chronicle
LCALondon County Association
LChLincolnshire Chronicle
LCHWALondon County Herald and Weekly Advertiser
LCUEPLondon Chronicle, or Universal Evening Post
LDALondon Daily Advertiser
LDPLiverpool Daily Post
LDPGALondon Daily Post and General Advertiser
LeCLeigh Chronicle
LeMLeicestershire Mercury
LEPLondon Evening Post
LEPBCLloyd's Evening Post and British Chronicle
LGLancaster Gazette
LGALondon General Advertiser
LHLeicester Herald
LILeeds Intelligencer
LiMLiverpool Mercury
LiSLiverpool Standard
LJLeicester Journal
LLEPLloyd's Evening Post
LMLeeds Mercury
LMaLiverpool Mail
LNLeominster News
LNJLeicester & Nottingham Journal
LoJLowestoft Journal
LonCLondon Chronicle
LonCouLondon Courant
LonJLondon Journal
LPLeeds Patriot
LPNLEPLondon Packet or New Lloyd's Evening Post
LRSMLincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury
LSLincolnshire Standard
LSCLeamington Spa Courier
LSchLondon Scholars
LTLeeds Times
LWLNLloyd's Weekly London Newspaper
LWNLloyd's Weekly Newspaper
LYLondon Youths
MAMorning Advertiser
MaiGMaidstone Gazette
MaiTMaidstone Telegraph
MBAMiddlesex & Buckinghamshire Advertiser
MCManchester Chronicle
MCHMacclesfield Courier and Herald
MCLAMorning Chronicle and London Advertiser
MCouManchester Courier
MGManchester Guardian
MJMaidstone Journal
MJOCOLMiddlesex Journal, or Chronicle of Liberty
MKJMaidstone & Kentish Journal
MMManchester Mercury
MMMMelton Mowbray Mercury
MonMMonmouthshire Merlin
MorCMorning Chronicle
MPMorning Post
MPGMorning Post and Gazetteer
MRMorning Register
MSAManchester and Salford Advertiser
MSTMid Sussex Times
MTManchester Times
MTGManchester Times & Gazette
MWJMist's Weekly Journal
NCNorfolk Chronicle
NCGWANewcastle Chronicle, or General Weekly Advertiser
NCHNorth Cheshire Herald
NCJNorth Country Journal
NCouNewcastle Courant
NDCNewcastle Daily Chronicle
NDJNorth Devon Journal
NewCNewcastle Chronicle
NewGNewcastle Guardian
NewJNewcastle Journal
NGNorwich Gazette
NHCNorthampton Chronicle
NHNMGNottingham Herald, and Newark and Mansfield Gazette
NJNottingham Journal
NMNorwich Mercury or Northampton Mercury
NNNorfolk News
NNMNottingham and Newark Mercury
NorGNorthwich Guardian
NRNottingham Review
NSNorthern Star
NSLGANorthern Star & Leeds General Advertiser
NWCNorth Wales Chronicle
NWENorth Wales Express
NWGNorth Wales Gazette
NWHNorth Wilts Herald
OAOswestry Advertiser
OCOldham Chronicle
OCCCOxford City and County Chronicle
OGOxford Gazette
OGRMOxford Gazette & Reading Mercury
OPAThe Oracle and Public Advertiser
OSOldham Standard
OTOxford Times
OUHOxford University & City Herald
OWNOxfordshire Weekly News
OxCOxford Chronicle
PAPublic Advertiser
PBPeal Board
PCPreston Chronicle
PEPPenny Evening Post
PGPreston Guardian
PGAMIParker's General Advertiser and Morning Intelligencer
PHJPugh's Hereford Journal
PLPublic Ledger
PLPPenny London Post
PMPost Man
PPPreston Pilot
PPPParker's Penny Paper
PSNMss collection of Philip Sadler of Norwich
PYPainswick Youths
RCYRoyal Cumberland Youths
RERutland Echo
ReOReading Observer
RGRoss Gazette
RIRedditch Indicator
RMReading Mercury
RMOGReading Mercury & Oxford Gazette
RORochdale Observer
RRCRichmond and Ripon Chronicle
RTRinging Towers
RuERuncorn Examiner
RWRinging World
RWJRead's Weekly Journal
RWJBGRead's Weekly Journal Or British Gazetteer
RWPRobert Williams Peal Book
SSottanstall, Elements of Campanologia
SASussex Advertiser
SAESussex Agricultural Express
SCShrewsbury Chronicle
SCASheffield Courant and Advertiser
SCYStourbridge Chapel Youths Peal Book
SDTSheffield Daily Telegraph
SESussex Express
SEFPSuffolk and Essex Free Press
SEGSouth Eastern Gazette
SfCSuffolk Chronicle
SfMSheffield Mercury
SGStaffordshire Gazette
ShCSheffield Courant
SHJSalisbury and Hampshire Journal
ShMSherborne Mercury
SISheffield Independent
SIRSheffield Iris
SJSalopian Journal
SJCSt. James's Chronicle
SJCBEPSt. James's Chronicle or the British Evening Post
SJEPSt. James' Evening Post
SJSSt James Society
SJYSt James Youths
SLSamuel Lawrence’s peal book
SLPSouth London Press
SMStamford Mercury
SMHSydney Morning Herald
SMJShepton Mallett Journal
SMSSt Martin's Society Peal Book
SNStroud News
SNLSaunders News-Letter
SpLSporting Life
SpMSporting Magazine
SRSheffield Register
SRISheffield and Rotherham Independent
SSStaffordshire Sentinel
SSGMss collection of Samuel Slater of Glemsford
StAStaffordshire Advertiser
StJStroud Journal
STYSociety of Trinity Youths
SURASurrey Advertiser
SWASussex Weekly Advertiser
SWJSalisbury and Winchester Journal,and General Advertiser of Wilts, Hants, Dorset and Somerset
TBThe Bellringer
TCTaunton Courier
TDNTodmorden & District News
TEFPTrewman's Exeter Flying Post
TGPhilip Sadler’s transcript of Thomas Greenwood’s peal book
TRTewkesbury Register
TSThe Standard
TTThe Times
TWTThetford & Watton Times
USUnion Scholars
USIWUnion Soc I of Wight
WAWarwick Advertiser
WCWolverhampton Chronicle
WChWeekly Chronicle
WDWeekly Dispatch
WDPWestern Daily Press
WEWakefield Express
WEEWindsor and Eton Express
WeJWells Journal
WelJWellington Journal
WEPWhitehall Evening Post
WEPGWoolmer’s Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
WEPLIWhitehall Evening Post or London Intelligencer
WesAWestmorland Advertiser
WFPWakefield Free Press
WGWestmorland Gazette
WGSWilts and Gloucestershire Standard
WHWorcester Herald
WHJWakefield & Halifax Journal
WIWiltshire Independent
WJWakefield Journal & West Riding Herald or Worcester Journal
WJLPMWestminster Journal and London Political Miscellany
WJNWMWestminster Journal or New Weekly Miscellany
WKGWest Kent Guardian
WMCWheeler's Manchester Chronicle
WOWigan Observer
WorCWorcestershire Chronicle
WRWeekly Register
WrAWrexham Advertiser
WSWakefield Star
WSFPWest Somerset Free Press
WSGWest Sussex Gazette
WSMGWeston-super-Mare Gazette
WSTWest Surrey Times
WTWestern Times
WWAWarwick and Warwickshire Advertiser
YAYorkshire Association
YCYork Courant
YChYork Chronicle
YGYorkshire Gazette
YHYork Herald
YPYorkshire Post
YPLIYorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer