A measure of dry capacity in the County of Cumberland, 18th century:
A Penrith bushel, is 64 ditto [quarts], for wheat and rye. 80 ditto [quarts], for barley, oats, and potatoes.
J. Bailey and G. Culley.
General View of the Agriculture of the County of Cumberland…
J. Bailey and G. Culley
A General View of the Agriculture of Northumberland, with Observations on the Means of its Improvement…
Newcastle: printed by Sol, Hodgson, and sold in London by Robinson and Nichol, 1797.
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