March 28th.  The Wind S. S. W. blowing very high and stormy all day, cloudy and dark weather, but it made no rain: pd. Wm. Bevan 6s. for labouring work, & Pd. Marged ’ chuw Morus 2s. for a Carcass of Lamb.
29th. The Wind S. S.W. blowing fresh and cold and dark - cloudy weather all day, but made no rain: There were about 90 Communicants to day at Llanfechell Church
30th. Easter Day. [this is written in the margin below '30th.' sw] The Wind S. W. blowing very fresh or rather high cloudy and dark weather and very cold all day: All the Evening was very stormy Wind, but made no rain: There were this day i97 persons that communicated at Llan- - fechell Church; and the Priest preached in the Evening on i. Cor: Chap: i5th. & verse 20th. gave 2s. to a Collection made this Evening for a poor Cripple boy to put him out an Apprentice to a Taylor·
3ist.  The Wind S. S.W. blowing very, cold & stormy,cloudy and dark weather; about i in the Evening it begun to rain in earnest, which continued for about half an hour ; but the Wind was very little allayed, but continued blowing high the rest of the day: This has been a remarkable & extraordinary long & cold Winter, and no manner of Signs of Spring appearing hardly yet; the face of the Earth looking on Easter day but Just the same as it did on Christmas day, The Daffodils that used constantly every former year to open their flowers in the latter end of February did not this year till March 28th. The Pease & beans I have set about the 20th. of February are not come up yet, no more have Carrots &c.
April ist.  The Wind S.W. blowing fresh, cloudy & dark weather all day, about i0 it begun to rain, and rained from that time more or less all the rest of the day : Paid the Excise Officer 3s. 6d. being my composition for- Malt & candles from Decr. 24th. to March 25th. pd. Also i2s.for 3 pound weight of Tea, and iL. iis. Window Tax, & i3s. 8d. for the 2 last quarterly payments of the land tax to Lady day last.

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