Official measure of Daventry; Half Imperial Bushel



Official measure of Daventry; Half Imperial Bushel

Official measure of Daventry Borough for half an imperial bushel 1825. The bushel measure is engraved with 'Borough Of Daventry 1825' on one side and 'Half Imperial Bushel' 'County of Northampton' on the other. The Borough of Daventry inscription was scored out, probably in 1888 when Northampton County Council took over responsibility of weights and measure testing from the Borough council.

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Record number:CT1683
Simple name:half imperial bushel measure
Classification term:rich histories
Period:19th century
Date:1825