chaldron


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a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels

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Like chaldrons in Chronic City, recent Things will no doubt end up on eBay.
Although Samuel McCully did open a coal mine at Joggins in 1819 with the intention of supplying coal to Saint John, New Brunswick, competition with British exporters drove him out of business in 1821, having shipped only 550 chaldrons (Martell 1945).
The situation was reviewed again in February 1843 when the actual labor cost saving was calculated at [pounds sterling]431, which over 12 months was expected to reduce the cost of coal by nearly 2s a chaldron.
Staff at both Beamish and Bowes Railway believe that this will be the first opportunity to see a rake of chaldron waggons in action on an original route since 1959.
Christopher Fleming, 35, of Chaldron Way, Eaglescliffe, fined PS200 and ordered to pay PS70 costs for speeding.
Karl Anthony Wright, 40, of Chaldron Way, Eaglescliffe, fined PS80 and ordered to pay PS65 costs for speeding.
Daniels, formerly of Chaldron Way, Eaglescliffe, was given an eight-month jail sentence suspended for 18 months with 12 months supervision and he was ordered to pay pounds 10,057 compensation and pounds 500 towards prosecution costs.
The 40-year-old, from Chaldron Way, Eaglescliffe, is alleged to have commissioned work, some deemed "entirely unnecessary", from another company, but said he would carry it out himself as a sub-contractor, and claimed for it.