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Old Time Measurements



If you have ever wondered what some of those old measurements were. Here are
a few you might run across in your genealogy work.


Perch was 8 feet

Chain was 66 feet

Rod was 16.5 feet

Peck was 1/4 bushel

Wey was 4 bushels

Firkin was 9 gallons

Hogshead was 54 gallons

Gill was 4 ounces

Stone 14 pounds, still used in England today.

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