Imperial Units!

By Inez Bethell 8a

Example of some imperial units:


Length inch, foot, yard, mile, furlong, cubit

Area acres, roods, hides, square inches

Volume pints, gallons, pecks, bushels

Weight ounces, pounds, stone, hundredweight, tons

Money pence, thruppence, shillings, florins, half crowns

Angles points of compass, degrees, radians, mils

Weather wind, temperature, earthquakes

Other speed, acceleration, power, time

Foreign units American and others similar to Imperial units

Trades printers, shoes, clothes, building, farming

Documents historical documents about units of measure

Imperial units are different types of measurement.


The system of imperial units or the imperial system is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced. The system came into official use across the British Empire.