Re: [Bell Historians] Re: £ - s - d; or even t-c-q-l?

Chris Povey cmpovey at
Wed May 21 12:59:22 BST 2008

Seems to be some mixing up here. £-s-d is the abbreviation for the old imperial money. Ton-cwt-qtr-lb, or t-c-q-l, is the abbreviation for imperial weight (Avoirdupois).

I guess we're talking about weight?

Chris Povey

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Mike Chester 
  To: bellhistorians at 
  Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 11:50 AM
  Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: £ - s - d.

  --- In bellhistorians at, "Alan Buswell" <aaj.buswell at ...> 
  > Does anyone have a formula whereby one can add/subtract Tons - 
  > hundredweight - quarters - pounds suitable for computer use? I'm not 
  > well up in these matters.
  > Alan B.

  Depending on how many you might want to do you might use this site?.

  Could convert things into pounds, add them up and covert them back into 


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