Baylias, Spain
units of capacity, 18ᵗʰ century

       

cahiz

     

barcilla

12

 

quartal

2

24

 

almud

4

8

96

liters*

2.18

8.73

17.46

209.51

* taking the mid-18ᵗʰ century Castillian celemin as 4.63 liters

sources

En la Plevanìa de Montalvan, y Baylìas, usan de distintas Mensuras, y cabidas, que las sobredíchas, assi:

En las Baylìas estilan Cahices, Barcillas, Quartales, y Almudes. El Cahiz tiene 12 Barcillas: cada Barcilla 2 Quartales; y el Quartal 4 Almudes: Y respecto à que el Cahiz de los Pueblos contenidos en la enunciada Plevania, y Baylìas, corresponde à 46. Celemines, y 1. quartillo de otro de Castilla.

In the Plevanìa de Montalvan, and Baylìas, they use different measures, and capacities, which they speak of as follows:

In Baylìas there are cahices, barcillas, quartales and almuds. The cahiz has 12 barcillas, each barcilla 2 quartales, and the quartal 4 almudes. With respect to the cahiz of the towns contained in the said Plevania, and Baylìas, it is equivalent to 45 celemines and 1 additional quartillo of Castile.

Diego de Guardamino.
Prontario y Claves de las Correspondencias, que, entre si, tienen las Monedas, Medidas de Garnos, de Palmos, y Peso sutil de Castilla…
Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1757.
Pages 20, 21.

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