Here begins the year 1739 .
March 25th. The Wind E.N.E. cold & dry, & a great hoar frost this Morning the Day continued Sun- shiny & fair from first to last.
|26th. The Wind E. cloudy in the Morning & a great hoar frost,& very cold cleared up afterwards & was very fair, set out from LLysdulas – about 10 & came home by 12 much fatigued, gave in ye house 1s.|
|27th. The Wind E. dry & fair, but very cold; haveing finished sowing all my Oats & pease, to day I begin to plow for Barley at Coydan to day I begin to sow my hay Seed in Cae'r C[af sw]nfa & Cae Meiri at Bodelwyn .|
28th. 5● [this is written vertically immediately below '28th.' sw]
The Wind S. and S.S.W. something calm but very cold dark and cloudy all day, but made no rain, a very poor Markett at LLannerchymedd both for Corn & Butcher's meat.
|29th. The Wind S. with a little mizling rain in the Morning, which was soon over, dark and cloudy all the rest of the day ——|
|30th. The Wind S.W. cloudy dark weather & cold in the Morning the Evening something warmer, but dark & cloudy, very poor meat at LLanfechell Markett to day, & no great matter of Corn.|
|31st. The Wind W. in the Morning, came to S.W. in the Evening, dark cloudy, cold weather all day ; my people at the same work of – plowing for, & Sowing Barley every day.|
|April ist. The Wind S.W. dark and cloudy weather, and cold withall. but continues dry every day, & good working weather; made some warm showers in the Evening of this day.|
|2d. The Wind N. blowing very cold, attended with very cold showers of rain and hail, & continued so most part of the day.|
|3d. The Wind N.W. blowing high and excessive cold, accompanyed with heavy showers of hail most part of the day, and dark and cloudy– withall, the Sun seldom appearing; pd. the Collector of LLanddeusant Land Tax 1L. 8s. 8d. for my Lands in that parish.|