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Common Abbreviations Used
The letters in brackets are sometimes included in abbreviations. We'll probably add to this list from time to time.

Abbreviation Description
AdmonLetters of Administration
ATArchdeacon's Transcripts
B(n)Born
Bap(t)Baptised
BMDBirth, Marriage, and Death Records.
BpBaptised
BTBishop's Transcripts
BthBirth
BurBuried or burial
CRCensus Return
dPence or Penny (See 'Money' in Words and Phrases)
d ofdaughter of
D(th)Death
daudaughter
DdDied, dead or deceased
FFHSFederation of Family History Societies
FRCFamily Record Centre
GOONSGuild of One-Name Studies
GROGeneral Register Office
hdhead (of family)
IGIInternational Genealogical Index
IllegitIllegitimate
LDS(Church of) Latter Day Saints
MMarried
MarMarried
MIMonumental Inscriptions
MkMark (See 'Money' in Words and Phrases)
NFHSNorfolk Family History Society
OccOccupation
otpof this parish
PdPound (See 'Money' in Words and Phrases)
PRParish Register
PROPublic Record Office
sShilling (See 'Money' in Words and Phrases)
s ofson of
sigSignature or signe
smsingleman
swsinglewoman
unmunmarried
WWill
W(it)Witness
Widwidow or widower
WidrWidower
Xmark made by someone who was illiterate


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