17th century Newport standard measures.
17th century Newport standard measures. Photo of the measures is glued inside CWS Dixon’s copy of ‘The Records of Newport’ by E. Jones. Text in manuscript reads:”Other measures and a 56 and a 7lb weight belonging to the Manor of Newport in my possession- CWSD. Measure on right is dated1671 – quart measures bear William and Mary stamp”. Image courtesy of Shropshire Archives ref 6000.19416