It might seem common sense that nobody would have their height measured without doffing those, but I believe they likely did.
In Craig R, Mindell J eds.
6 in Kazakhstan 163 cm 64.
Particularly costly fuels in remote, less-forested areas or the Northeast US after 1800, which had been almost denuded of trees from generations of settlement and construction, along with the longstanding mast trade and use of wood fuel resulted in the need to conserve resources.
7 cm 5 ft 1 in 1.
My sons are shorter and have often wished aloud that they were taller.