June 24th.  The Wind S. blowing very moderate, warm and sultry, Sultry Sun Shiny & fair: The Priest preached on Philip: Chap. 3d. vers. 20th. about i I went to Monachdy to assist a the funerall of Mrs. LLoyd ^funeral^ as a bearer, where it cost me 6s.
25th.  The Wind E. in the morning, Sun shiny hot & very sultry; it came to S. in the Evening, grew cloudy & overcast & brought down some – drops of rain about 7, but of no long continuance.
26th.  The Wind W. blowing fresh and pretty cold, generally Sun Shiny 5 in the Evening when it grew dark & over cast & made some heavy showers from that time till 9 . The Priest set this Tythe to day in the following manner– Caerdegog parcell for 32 pound, LLawr y LLan- exclusive of Cae'r llan which is all under Barley & a thick crop too, (whichis rare to see this year ) & the little field beyond it under wheat, & likewise exclusive of the upland hay: LLawr y llan I say was set for 20 pound; Dygwel was set for 2 pound 12s. 6d. Parcel y Mynydd for 12s.– the hemp & flax for 10s.
27th.  The Wind N. blowing high cold & scorching & generally Sun shiny the hay that my people are now cutting is so very thin, that I am sure it will not yield one field with another hardly a fourth.
28th.  The Wind N. blowing fresh and very scorching; the Sun likewise very hot, burns up the remainder of the little grass that was: So that unless God of his mercy does not send rain very soon; I am afraid that a great many cattle will famish .
29th.  The Wind N. blowing fresh, sun shiny and very scorching all day paid 1s. 8d. for a quarter of veal & the head, pd. 1d. for Turnip Seeds – and gave 1s. to Henry Sion Hughes's Raffle who is the father of a numerous family & had been long sick & could not work for his and their maintenance.
30th.  The Wind S. and blowing moderate, cloudy & dark all day, yet sultry & warm & extream dry,without so much as a little dew: My people all this week are carrying home the turf & peat in the morning till dinner & all the rest of the day in the hay.
July ist.  The Wind S. blowing generally fresh all day; made a shower or two of refreshing rain sometime before day, and made none afterwards till 5 in the Evening when it rained a little & continu'd a small rain to 9 or 10 at Night. This Day I discharged the last of the Debt I owed Mr. Henry Powell by paying Richard Edmunds by the order of Mr. Clough who marryed his Daughter - 83L. 14s.& had my security delivered up & his & his wifes receipt in full. I gave the man 2s.6d. to bear his expences.

Hawlfraint © Archifau a'r Llyfrgell Gymreig, Prifysgol Bangor LL57 2DG
Copyright © Archives and Welsh Library, Bangor University LL57 2DG