Units of Measure index

Imperial units tables and conversions


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Here are tables to print off, and convertors between units.

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Imperial units of length
Imperial units of area
Imperial units of volume
Imperial units of weight
British money before 1971

The convertors below convert from one value to another. While they allow conversion between up to four units, or betweeb metric and multiple Imperial units, there is only one value allowed at a time. It has been pointed out to me by someone working on vintage tractors that when you are "up to your elbows in grease" you don't want to be tapping away on a keyboard. What you want is a nice table printed out and stuck up on the wall. So click here to generate your own conversion tables over a range of values.



Imperial units of length

For more information on individual units, click on name: inch, foot, yard, mile, furlong, chain, link, rod, pole or perch, Ramsden's chain, fathom, shackle, cable, nautical mile, hand, palm, nail, finger, span, cubit, cloth, ell, bolt, league, megalithic yard, line, pica, point, thou, barleycorn, poppy seed.


Table of Imperial units of length - a simple chart suitable for printing off - opens in new window



Select up to four units, and enter one value (it doesn't matter which one):



Change values to convert between Imperial and metric (leave any zero that you don't want):
miles    furlongs   chains   yards   feet   inches   =     metres
Enter multiple and click on button:





Imperial units of area

For more information on individual units, click on name: sq inch, sq foot, sq yard, sq chain, sq furlong, (sq) rod, pole or perch, rood, acre, hide.

Table of Imperial units of area - a simple chart suitable for printing off - opens in new window

Remember that a square pole is the same size as a square rod or a square perch.

Select up to four units, and enter one value (it doesn't matter which one):

Change values to convert between Imperial and metric (leave any zero that you don't want):
acres    roods    sq poles    sq yards    sq feet    sq inches    =     hectares
Enter multiple and click on button:



Imperial units of volume

Please note that the Imperial units of volume are not the same as the U.S. Customary systems of volume.

For more information on individual units, click on name: pint, quart, gallon, fluid ounce, gill, fluid drachm, minim, peck, bushel, beer casks, cord.

Table of Imperial units of volume - a simple chart suitable for printing off - opens in new window

Select up to four units, and enter one value (it doesn't matter which one):

Change values to convert between Imperial and metric (leave any zero that you don't want):
bushel    pecks    gallons    quarts    pints    fluid ounces    =     litres
Enter multiple and click on button:



Imperial units of weight

For more information on individual units, click on name: ounce, pound, stone, quarter, hundredweight, ton, dram, grain, pennyweight, troy ounce, troy pound, scruple, apothecaries' drachm, apothecaries' ounce, apothecaries' pound, carat, point.

Table of Imperial units of weight - a simple chart suitable for printing off - opens in new window

Select up to four units, and enter one value (it doesn't matter which one):

Change values to convert between Imperial and metric (leave any zero that you don't want):
tons    hundredweight    quarters    stone    pounds    ounces    =     kilograms
Enter multiple and click on button:



British money before 1971

For more information on individual units, click on name: farthing, ha'penny, penny, thruppence, sixpence, shilling, florin, half crown, pound, crown, guinea, sovereign.

British money before 1971 - a simple chart suitable for printing off - opens in new window

Select up to four coins or amounts of money, and enter one value (it doesn't matter which one):

Change values to convert between old money and new (leave any zero that you don't want):
    /     /     =    
Enter multiple and click on button: