Abbreviated designations

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Abbreviated designations

These are some of the abbreviations commonly used in the Notebooks.

(Ministers may be referred to either by their initials or their posts, usage is inconsistent)

A.E. Anthony Eden (P.M. after 5 April 1955)
A.H. Anthony Head
A.L.B.. Alan Lennox-Boyd
A.N. Anthony Nutting
Att. G. Attorney General
B-C. or B.C John Boyd-Carpenter
B-H. or B.H. Patrick Buchan-Hepburn
Birch or N.B. Nigel Birch
Boyle Dermot Alexander Boyle 
Caccia Harold Anthony Caccia 
C.A.S Chief of Air Staff 
Ch.H  Charles Hill 
C.I.G.S. Chief of the Imperial General Staff
C.N.S Chief of Naval Staff
C.O.S. Chiefs of Staff
Ch. Wh. Chief Whip
D.E. Viscount David Eccles
D.S. Duncan Edwin Duncan-Sandys
de L. Viscount De L'Isle
de la W. Earl de la Warr
F.H Florence Horsbrugh
G.  David Gammans
G.B. Gurney Braithwaite
G.Li  Geoffrey Lloyd 
G.W. George Ward
G.W.  Gerald Wills 
H.  Lord John Hope 
>H.A.  Derrick Heathcote-Amory 
H.B. or H.Br.  Henry Brook 
H.C. Harry Crookshank
H.M. Harold Macmillan
H.H.  Henry Hopkinson 
H.W., H.Watk Harold Watkinson 
H., Home  Lord Home 
I. Baron Ismay
I. Kirkp., Kirkp  Ivone Kirkpatrick 
I.McL. or I.M. Iain McLeod
J.B-C  John Boyd-Carpenter 
J.F. John Foster
J.P.L.T. James Purdon Lewes Thomas
J.S. James Stuart
J.S.M. John Scott Maclay 
J.T. James Purdon Lewes Thomas
K.  Viscount Kilmuir (David Maxwell-Fyfe) 
Low Toby Low 
L.P. Lord President (of the Council)
L.P.S. Lord Privy Seal
LI.G. Gwilym Lloyd-George
M. Robert Menzies - Australian PM
M-B Reginald Manningham-Buller
Munster  5th Earl of Munster 
N. Anthony Nutting
O.L. Oliver Lyttleton
O.P. Osbert Peake
P.B.H.  Patrick Buchan-Hepburn 
P.M. Prime Minister (Winston Churchill until 5 April 1955, then Anthony Eden
P.M.G. Postmaster-General
P.T.  Peter Thorneycroft 
P.T. Peter Thorneycroft
R. Marquess of Reading
R.A.B. Richard Austen Butler
S. Lord Strathclyde 
S. or Sal. Marquess of Salisbury
S.LI. John Selwyn-Lloyd
Sw. Viscount Swinton
T.D. Thomas Dugdale
W. Lord Woolton
W.M. Walter Monckton