Miscellaneous English Weights and Measures

From "Everybody's Pocket Cyclopaedia" by Don Lemon. May 1892.

Aume of hock 31 gls.
Bag of cocoa 112 lbs.
Bag of coffee 140 to 168 lbs.
Bag of hops 280 lbs.
Bag of pepper (black) co.'s 316 lbs.
Bag of pepper, free-trade bags 28, 56, 112 lbs.
Bag of rice 168 lbs.
Bag of sago 112 lbs.
Bag of saltpetre (East India) 168 lbs.
Bag of sugar or malt (Mauritius) 112 to 168 lbs.
Bag of biscuits (Admiralty) 102 lbs.
Bale of coffee (Mocha) 224 to 280 lbs.
Bale of cotton wool (Virginia, Carolina and West Indies) 300 to 310 lbs.
Bale of cotton wool (N. Orleans and Alabama) 400 to 500 lbs.
Bale of cotton wool (E. India) 320 to 360 lbs.
Bale of cotton wool (Brazil) 160 to 200 lbs.
Bale of cotton wool (Egyptian) 180 to 280 lbs.
Bale of rags (Mediterranean) 504 to 560 lbs.
Bar of bullion 15 to 30 lbs.
Barrel of raisins 112 lbs.
Barrel of soap 256 lbs.
Barrel of anchovies 30 lbs.
Barrel of coffee 112 to 168 lbs.
Barrel of tar 25 gls.
Barrel of turpentine 224 to 280 lbs.
Barrel of flour 220 lbs.
Barrel of pork 224 lbs.
Barrel of American flour 196 lbs.
Barrel (in Ireland for wheat, peas, beans and rye) 20 stn
Barrel of barley, beer, rape-seed 16 stn
Barrel of oats 14 stn
Barrel of gunpowder 100 lbs.
Barrel of malt 12 stn
Bundle of iron 56 lbs.
Bushel of barley 47 to 49 lbs.
Bushel of bear 42 lbs.
Bushel of coal 80 lbs.
Bushel of coke 40 lbs.
Bushel of flour 56 lbs.
Bushel of malt 40 lbs.
Bushel of oats 38 to 40 lbs.
Bushel of rye 55 lbs.
Bushel of wheat 57 to 60 lbs.
Butt of beer 108 gls.
Butt of sherry 110 gls.
Cask of bristles 10 cwt.
Clove of cheese 8 cwt.
Coomb 4 bushels
Dicker of hides, etc. 10 hides
Faggot of steel 120 lbs.
Firkin of butter 56 lbs.
Firkin of raisins 112 lbs.
Firkin of soap 64 lbs.
Fother of lead 19.5 cwt.
Great hundred of timber 120 deals
Gross, a 144 articles
100 feet of timber 120 deals
Hogshead of tobacco 12 to 18 cwt.
Last of codfish 12 barrels
Last of hides 144 hides
Last of leather 200 hides
Last of grain 80 bushels
Last of gunpowder 24 barrels
Last of flour 17 cwt.
Last of feathers 17 cwt.
Last of herrings 20 barrels
Last of wool 12 sacks
Load of straw 1296 lbs.
Load of new hay 36 truss
Load of old hay 36 truss
Load of bricks 500
Load of tiles 1000
Long dozen 13 articles
Long score 21 articles
Peck of salt 14 lbs.
Pipe of Madeira wine 92 gals.
Pipe of port wine 115 gals.
Pocket of hops 1.5 to 2 cwt.
Quarter of timber 30 deals
Quintal 100 lbs.
Roll of parchment 60 skins
Sack of flour 280 lbs.
Sack of wool 364 lbs.
Seam of glass 120 lbs.
Stone of butchers' meat 8 lbs.
Stone of cheese 16 lbs.
Stone of fish 8 lbs.
Stone of glass 5 lbs.
Stone of hemp 32 lbs.
Stone of iron 14 lbs.
Stone of wool, sold by grower 14 lbs.
Stone of wool, sold by woolstaplers to each other 15 lbs.
Truss of straw 36 lbs.
Truss of old hay 56 lbs.
Truss of new hay 60 lbs.