April 7th.  The Wind N. W. in the morning, blowing fresh and very cold, haveing freezed very hard las[t sw] [the end of the word is lost in the binding sw] night, there being frost on the water this morning half an inch thick, the wind came to W. in the Evening. but fixed it afterwards in N. N. W. by Night : Harrwo[od sw] came home this day.
8th.  The Wind N. W. blowing fresh & cold, but sunshiny and dry all day: A very poor Market to at LLanfechell for Butcher's meat, there being onely one Veal & one kid & those so very poor that they were not worth buying . Pd. 6s. for 12 pound of Soap at Holy head – Customhouse; which before the year 1739 used to be sold for 4s. 6d.
9th.  The Wind E. N. E. in the morning, moderately calm, Sun shiny and warm all day; it came to N. & so to N.W. in the Evening, grew dark & overcast, yet warm: My people all this week haveing finished Sowing Oats on Thursday, re– –sumed the busisness of Sowing barley.
10th.  The Wind S. W. blowing moderately, but cloudy & dark, & ^no^ Sun appearing all day, about 3 in the Evening it begun to rain, & rained a good deal from that time till night. The Parish met this Evening to choose a Church warden, which had been discontinued for severall ages; the Custom being for the person named by the Minister to name another Churchwarden himself without consulting the parishoners, which I hope this method being pursued for the future will revive the Ancient Rights of parishes to Chuse a Church warden, which has been entirely neglected all the Countrey over, while the Min- -isters in Every parish take care of their privelidge in nameing one from year to year.

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