Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Weights and Measurements:

The British System of Weights: Avoir du Pois

 

Weight
Equivalent Weight
7000 Troy Grains
1 pound
16 Drams
1 ounce
16 Ounces
1 pound
1 Quarter
28 pounds
1 Hundredweight (CWT)
4 quarters
1 Hundredweight (CWT)
112 pounds
1 Ton
20 CWT
1 Stone
1 Stone
 
Sources:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. Page 140

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2003

 

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