Long Hundredweights (UK) to Ton
There is more than one type of Ton. Please use the appropriate variation from the list below.
Long Hundredweights (UK) to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) Long Hundredweights (UK) to Long Tons (UK) Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US) Long Hundredweights (UK) to Tonnes
Before approximately the 14th century there were two hundredweights in England, one of 100 pounds, and one of 108 pounds. In 1340, King Edward III changed the value of the stone from 12 pounds to 14 pounds. Since a hundredweight is 8 stones, the 100-pound hundredweight became 112 pounds.
There are three types of ton- long ton, short ton and metric tonne. Please select a more specific unit.
Long Hundredweights (UK)
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Created:Fri 31 Oct 2003 this page last updated:: Wed 25 Mar 2014