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The Wind at N.E. in the morning, pretty Cold, & Cloudy all the morning, Wind N. in the Evening. very clear and pretty warm, this day William Rhobat my new Tenant (that marryed John Mathew's Widdow and that lives at Tyddyn y Weyn) came first to work in the Quarry ant BrynneDuon, Paid Jane Hughes 10s. of her Wages, gave Morris Wms. of hafod y Ll[ê sw]n 2s 6d for a Cock.
|6th. The Wind E. Cold & cloudy all day & the wind pretty high, went in the Evening to Wylva to raffle for a hat at George ap Hugh Thomas's house near porth yr Ogof. paid towards the raffle 6d. for Ale 6d. came home by night.|
|7th. The Wind. N.E. very cold, & dry scorching weather, a poor Markett. to day in Llanfechell, not a bitt of flesh in the Markett, Barley Sold there for 13d. a Cibbin.|
|8th. The Wind .E. very cold & cloudy & continued so all day —|
|9th. The Wind N.E. very cold and dry scorching weather. No Sermon to day as usuall, 2 of my Servts. were marryed to Day. Robert Prichard & Jane Hughes, to whose Wedding I went with my Daughter & Cousin Henry Hughes. Mr. Roger Mostyn of Calcott comeing to see me, was forced to take him along likewise it cost me my 3s. 6d. because I treated him, in ye Evening Côch Carrog came there, so that the company were forced to break up an hour or 2 sooner than ordinary he being Drunk & unruly. we pd. 1s. a piece for our dinner, & 6d. for ale.|
|10th. The Wind . E. very warm and sultry, but dark & cloudy all day – Thomas Roberts that lives in Cott took Tyddyn y Drym for 4 years at the Rent of 45s 2 Pullets at Shrovetide, 6 chickens before or early in May and 2 Days reaping as presents, he is to work by the Day when called upon as the other tenants. I did not like him afterwards so he had his [? sw] [Nesta Evans has 'Earnest' sw] back again|
|11th. The Wind S. & very warm sultry weather. The Parson preached this day, being St Barnabas upon 2.Cor.5.Ch. vers.10th. being a Sermon preached pursuant to the last will & Testament of Mr. Richard Wynne of Rydcroes made by him in Sepr. 1723 when he died, where he leaves the minister that preaches in lLanfechell Church 6s. 8d. yearly, chargeable on the heir of Rydcroes, who is my self at present ∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎∎|