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ABBREVIATIONS USED

A.B. - Able bosun
AB - Alberta
ABD - Aberdeen, SCT
Agn - Agnostic
AGY - Anglesey, WLS
AK - Alaska, USA
AL - Alabama, USA
ALD - Alderney, CHI
ANS - Angus, SCT
ANT - Antrim, IRL
Apo - Apostolic
AR - Arkansas, USA
ARL - Argyll, SCT
ARM - Armagh, IRL
Assa - Assiniboia
AUS - Australia
AYR - Ayr, SCT
AZ - Arizona, USA
b - born
BAN - Banff, SCT
Bapt - Baptist
BAR - Barbados
BC - British Columbia
BDF - Bedfordshire, ENG
BEL - Belgium
BEW - Berwick, SCT
BKM - Buckinghamshire, ENG
br - brother
BR - birth registration
BrC - Brethren in Christ
BRD - West Germany
BRE - Brecknockshire, WLS
Bret - Brethren
BRI - birth registration index
br-in-law - brother-in-law
BRK - Berkshire, ENG
BRS - Belarus (Belorussia)
BRZ - Brazil
Bud - Budhist
BUT - Bute, SCT
C - Croatia
C. boy - cabin boy
C.H. - Customs House
CA - California, USA
CAE - Caernarvon, WLS
CAI - Caithness, SCT
CAM - Cambridgeshire, ENG
CAN - Canada
CAR - Carlow, IRL
CAV - Cavan, IRL
CB - Cape Breton, NS
CBret - Christian Brethern
CCath - Christian Catholic
CD - Christadelphian
CE - Church of England, Anglican
CGN - Cardiganshire, WLS
CH - Switzerland
CHI - Channel Islands
CHN - China
Chr - Christian
ChSc - Christian Science
CHS - Cheshire, ENG
CIrl - Church of Ireland
CLA - Clare, IRL
clk - clerk
CLK - Clackmannan, SCT
CMN - Carmarthen, WLS
CO - Colorado, USA
CON - Cornwall, ENG
Conf - Confusonism
Cong - Congregationalist
cor - corner
COR - Cork, IRL
CS - Czechoslovakia
CSct - Church of Scotland
CT - Connecticut, USA
CUL - Cumberland, ENG
d - daughter
d - died
d - divorce
d.o. - daughter of
DBY - Derbyshire, ENG
DC - District Columbia, USA
DE - Delaware, USA
DEN - Denmark
DEN - Denbighshire, WLS
DEV - Devon, ENG
DFS - Dumfries, SCT
DI - Disciple of Christ
DIR - directory
DNB - Dunbarton, SCT
dom - domestic
DON - Donegal, IRL
DOR - Dorset, ENG
DOW - Down, IRL
DR - death registration
DRI - death registration index
DRY - Derry, IRL
DUB - Dublin, IRL
DUR - Durham, ENG
E. & N. - Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railroad
ELN - East Lothian, SCT
ENG - England
eng - engineer
Epis - Episcopalian
ERY - YKS - East Riding, ENG
ESP - Spain
ESS - Essex, ENG
EV - Evangelical
f.o. - formerly of
f.r.o. - former resident of
fa - father
fa-in-law - father-in-law
FB - Free Baprist
FER - Fermanagh, IRL
FIF - Fife, SCT
FIN - Finland
FL - Florida, USA
FLI - Liechtenstein
FLN - Flintshire, WLS
FRA - France
FT - Free Thinker
GA - Georgia, USA
GAL - Galway, IRL
GC - Greek Church
gds - goods
Genl. - General
GER - Germany
GLA - Glamorgan, WLS
GLS - Gloucestershire, ENG
GR - Greece
GSY - Guernsey, CHI
GUA - Guatemala
h - head
H.B.C. - Hudson's Bay Company
H.M. - Her Majestys'
h.o. - husband of
HAM - Hampshire, ENG
Heb - Hebrew
HEF - Herefordshire, ENG
HI - Hawaii, USA
Hon. - Honourable
HRT - Hertfordshire, ENG
HU - Hungary
HUN - Huntingdonshire, ENG
IA - Iowa, USA
ICL - Iceland
ID - Idaho, USA
IL - Illinois, USA
IN - Indiana, USA
INA - Indonesia
IND - India
INV - Inverness, SCT
IOM - Isle of Man
IRL - Ireland
ITL - Italy
JAM - Jamaica
JPN - Japan
JSY - Jersey, CHI
KCD - Kincardine, SCT
KEN - Kent, ENG
KER - Kerry, IRL
KID - Kildare, IRL
KIK - Kilkenny, IRL
KKD - Kirkcudbright, SCT
KRS - Kinross, SCT
KS - Kansas, USA
KY - Kentucky, USA
LA - Louisiana, USA
Lab - Labourer/Laborer
LAN - Lancashire, ENG
LDS - Latter Day Saints (Mormans)
LDY - Londonderry, IRL
LEI - Leicestershire, ENG
LET - Leitrum, IRL
LEX - Leix (Queens), IRL
LIM - Limerick, IRL
LIN - Lincolnshire, ENG
LKS - Lanark, SCT
LND - London, ENG
LOG - Longford, IRL
LOU - Louth, IRL
Lt. - Lot
Lu - Lutheran
LUX - Luxembourg
MA - Massachusetts, USA
mar - married
MAY - Mayo, IRL
MB - Manitoba
MD - Maryland, USA
MDX - Middlesex, ENG
ME - Maine, USA
MEA - Meath, IRL
Men - Mennonite
MER - Merioneth, WLS
Meth - Methodist
MEX - Mexico
MGY - Montgomeryshire, WLS
MI - Michigan, USA
MLN - Midlothian, SCT
MN - Minnesota, USA
mo - mother
MO - Missouri, USA
MOG - Monaghan, IRL
mo-in-law - mother-in-law
MON - Monmouthshire, WLS
MOR - Moray, SCT
M.P.P. - Member Provincial Parliament
MR - marriage registration
MRI - marriage registration index
MS - Mississippi, USA
MT - Montana, USA
n/g - not given
n/k - not known
NAI - Nairn, SCT
NB - New Brunswick
NBHI - New & Better House of Israel
NBL - Northumberland, ENG
NC - North Carolina, USA
NCH - New Church
ND - North Dakota, USA
NE - Nebraska, USA
NF - Newfoundland
NFK - Norfolk, ENG
NH - New Hampshire, USA
NJ - New Jersey, USA
NL - Netherlands/Holland
NL - Netherlands
NM - New Mexico, USA
NOK - Next of kin
NOR - Norway
NRY - YKS - North Riding, ENG
NS - Nova Scotia
NSW - New South Wales, AUS
NSW, AU - New South Wales, Australia
NT - Northern Territory, AUS
NTH - Northamptonshire, ENG
NTT - Nottinghamshire, ENG
NV - Nevada, USA
NWT - North West Territories
NY - New York, USA
NZ - New Zealand
o.d.o. - only daughter of
occ - occupation
OES - Austria
OFF - Offaly (Kings), IRL
OH - Ohio, USA
OK - Oklahoma, USA
OKI - Orkney Isles, SCT
ON - Ontario
OR - Oregon, USA
OXF - Oxfordshire, ENG
P.S. Co. - Puget Sound Agricultural Co.
PA - Pennsylvania, USA
Pag - Pagan
PB - Plymouth Brethern
PE - Prince Edward Island
PEE - Peebles, SCT
PEM - Pembroke, WLS
PER - Perth, SCT
PNG - Papua New Guinea
POL - Poland
prop/propr - proprietor
PRU - Prussia
Psb - Presbyterian
PT - Portugal
Q. or Qr. - Quatermaster
QC - Quebec
QLD - Queensland, AUS
Qu - Quaker
R. - range
R.A. - Royal Artillery
R.E. - Royal Engineers
R.G.A. - Royal Garrison Artillery
R.M. - Royal Marines
R.M.A. - Royal Marines Artillery
R.M.L.I. - Royal Marines Light Infantry
RAD - Radnorshire, WLS
RC - Roman Catholic
RefC - Reformed Church
REpis - Reformed Episcopalian
RFW - Renfrew, SCT
RI - Rhode Island, USA
RO - Romania
ROC - Ross & Cromar, SCT
ROS - Roscommon, IRL
ROX - Roxburgh, SCT
RSA - Republic of South Africa
RUS - Russia
RUT - Rutland, ENG
Ry. - Railway
s - son
S.A. - South America
s.o. - son of
S.S.I. - Salt Spring Island
SA - South Australia, AUS
SAL - Shropshire, ENG
SArm - Salvation Army
SC - South Carolina, USA
SCT - Scotland
SD - Seventh Day Adventist
SD - South Dakota, USA
SEL - Selkirk, SCT
sen. - senior
Sergt/Sgt - Sergeant
SFK - Suffolk, ENG
SHI - Shetland, SCT
Shin - Shintoism
sis - sister
sis-in-law - sister-in-law
SK - Saskatchewan
SL - Slovakia
SLI - Sligo, IRL
SLO - Slovenia
SNG - Singapore
SOM - Somerset, ENG
Spir - Spiritualist
sr - senior
SRI - Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon)
SRK - Sark, CHI
SRY - Surrey, ENG
SSX - Sussex, ENG
St. bt. - Steam boat
STI - Stirling, SCT
Stm - Steamer
STS - Staffordshire, ENG
SU - Soviet Union
SUT - Sutherland, SCT
SWE - Sweden
TAS - Tasmania, AUS
TIP - Tipperary, IRL
TKY - Turkey
TN - Tennessee, USA
TX - Texas, USA
TYR - Tyrone, IRL
UCC - United Church of Canada
UK - United Kingdom
UKR - Ukraine
USA - United States of America
Ut - Unitarian
UT - Utah, USA
Uv - Universalist
V.I. - Vancouver Island
VA - Virginia, USA
VIC - Victoria, AUS
VT - Vermont, USA
w - wife
w.o. - wife of
WA - Western Australia, AUS
WA - Washington, USA
WAR - Warwickshire, ENG
WAT - Waterford, IRL
WEM - Westmeath, IRL
WES - Westmoreland, ENG
WEX - Wexford, IRL
WI - Wisconsin, USA
WIC - Wicklow, IRL
wid - widow
WIG - Wigtown, SCT
WIL - Wiltshire, ENG
WIN - West Indies
WLN - West Lothian, SCT
WLS - Wales
WOR - Worcestershire, ENG
WRY - YKS - West Riding, ENG
WV - West Virginia, USA
WY - Wyoming, USA
y.d.o. - youngest daughter of
YKS - Yorkshire, ENG
YT - Yukon (Territory)
YU - Yugoslavia

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