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From: Helen Parsonage <>
Subject: [CHESHIRE-L] Money, Weights and Measures
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 1997 21:25:15 -0500


Hello,
This is not specific to any one county, but we all have to figure out rods,
acres, shillings, and other oddities of the old systems of measurement.
There is a very helpful site set up by Alan Stanier:
http://www.essex.ac.uk/AMS/family/N-Units.html
Weights and Measures.
http://www.essex.ac.uk/AMS/family/N-Money.html
Relative Value of Sums of Money. This page has many tables comparing the
relative earnings of different occupations over the centuries. Both
fascinating and invaluable.
Enjoy,
Helen

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