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Abbreviations and Acronyms
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There are many abbreviations found on the website from the obvious: P.O. - Post Office, to letters of distinction following a persons name: K.B.E. - Knight of the British Empire.

Buildings
P.H. - Public House
P.O. - Post Office
Authority
B.D.C. - Basildon Development Corporation
C.N.T. - Commission For The New Towns
Individual Distinction (Honours and Post-nominal Letters)
G.B.E. - Knight/Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
K.B.E. - Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
C.B.E. - Commander of the Order of the British Empire
O.B.E. - Officer of the Order of the British Empire
M.B.E. - Member of the Order of the British Empire
M.P. - Member of Parliament
B.A. - Batchelor of Arts (undergraduate bachelor's degree)
The RT. Hon. - The Right Honourable
G.C.B. - Knight/Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
G.C.V.O. - Knight/Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
K.C.B. - Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
K.C.M.G. - Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.
C.M.G. - Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George.
D.S.O. - Distinguished Service Order
Q.C. - Queen's Counsel
V.C. - Victoria Cross
O.M. - Order of Merit
C.H. - Companion of Honour
D.L. - Deputy Lieutenant
C.C. - County Councillor
J.P. - Justice of the Peace
K.G. - Knight of the Order of the Garter
Snr. - Senior (as in an elder parent or grandparent with the same given name)
P.C. - Privy Council
A.R.I.B.A. - Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects (no longer granted to new members)
F.R.I.B.A. - Fellow of the Royal Institite of British Architects (now an honorary designation)
R.I.B.A. - Royal Institute of British Architects
P.P.R.I.B.A. - Past President of the Institute of British Architects
A.A. Dipl. - Architectural Association Diploma
A.R.C.A. - Associate of the Royal College of Art (London)
F.A.D.O. - Fellow of the Association of Dispensing Opticians
Royalty
HRH - His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness
Transport
E.C.W. - Eastern Coach Works (Lowestoft, Suffolk)
E.N.O.C. - Eastern National Omnibus Company
N.I.B.S. - Nelsons Independent Bus Services
L.T.S. - London, Tilbury & Southend Railway
M.R. - Midland Railway
L.M.S. - London, Midland and Scottish Railway (1st January 1923 - 1947)
B.R. - British Railways (1/1/1948 and from 1965 British Rail)
C2C - Coast to Capital
Other
Pop. - Population
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