Other

This is a list of some titles, phrases and general terms that are to be expanded when transcribing. If you can't find something, have a look at this list.

Afsd - Aforesaid
Acc - Account
Adj - Adjacent
Apoth - Apothecary
Assignn - Assignation
B - Bachelor
Bach - Bachelor
Bart - Baronet
Betw - Between
Ch - Charter
C.B. - Companion of the Bath
C.H. - Companion of Honour
Co. - County
C.O. - Commanding Officer
Cath - Cathedral
Ch - Church
Ch yd - Church Yard
Chals - Chalders
Confn - Confirmation
Coy - Company
Dck - Dock
Disp - Disposition
Dow - Dowager
E. - East
F.C. - Free Church
Gen - General
Harb - Harbour
Junr. - Junior
K.B. - Knight of the Bath
K.C.B. 0 Knight Commander of the Bath
K.T. Knight of the Thistle
Ld - Lord
M - Married
Marq. - Marquis
M.P. - Member of Parliament
M.I. - Monumental Inscription
New Stat. Acct. - New Statistical Account
N - North
Ord Gaz Scot - Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland
OSA - Old Statistical Account
Pat. Hist. - Paterson's History
Ph. - Parish
P.S. - Precept of Sasine
R.A.O.C. - Royal Ordnance Survey Corps
R.C. - Roman Catholic
R.E. - Royal Engineers
Resignn - Resignation
S. - South
Sch - School
Senr. - Senior
Sig. - Signification
Stat. Acct. - Statistical Account
Trig/Trignl (Station) - Trigonometrical
Trs - Trustees
Wid - Widow or Widower
W - West
Yd - Yard
Yr - Younger

For information only - not to be expanded
" - Inch
' - Feet

Ditto / Do / “

The use of ditto / Do / “ is common in historical records where columns of repetitive information was copied and repeated. In the transcription project, we require that the information which is intended to be repeated is entered in full.

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