Ton to Long Hundredweights (UK)
There is more than one type of Ton. Please use the appropriate variation from the list below.
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There are three types of ton- long ton, short ton and metric tonne. Please select a more specific unit.
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.
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Created:Fri 31 Oct 2003 this page last updated:: Wed 08 Feb 2013