April 4th.  The Wind N. blowing a great storm about Sun-rise – and very high all day, and excessive cold weather – showering hail very often morning and Evening. & at the fall of night a very heavy shower of hail .
5th.  The Wind N. moderately calm, but very cold, sun-shiny & dry, about 10 I set out to the Christening of a Son of Mr. Lewis Davies Parson of LLandyfrydog, where I was invited yesterday to stand Godfather; arrived there before noon, and soon after the Child was christened by the name of Hugh;Morris Lewis & my self God. Fathers & Miss LLoyd of LLoydiarth & Mrs. Lloyd the Parson of LLanelian's Wife were Godmothers: Mr. Lewis of LLysdulas, Mr. John Lewis of LLanfihangel, Mr. Owen Davies of LLandyfrydog were the rest of the Company, gave the Midwife 5s. & 2s.6d to the Nurse, and was at home before 9.
6th.  The Wind N. dark cloudy weather and very cold, but made no showers of hail today, made a fine shower of rain in the Evening, & carryed ye Wind to W. very good meat sold to day at LLanfechell Markett, a very fat Lamb. sold for 2s.
7th.  The Wind S.W. raining very hard from 4 in the morning till ii. ye Evening fair & dry. pd Hugh Owen, the Land Tax Collector of this parish 1L. 7s. 4d. for my Land in my Own holding .
8th.  The Wind N.N.W. blowing a violent storm long before day, and continued all day and all night, and broke down people's Corn & hay stacks, & damaged severall houses, and was withall as cold a day as ever I remember to see in the severest Winters.
9th.  The Wind N.N.W. blowing very high & stormy, & excessive cold, but not quite so cold as yesterday, my Servants haveing finished sowing Barley at Coydan the 7th. Instant they are now plowing for Barley & Sowing at Ferem. pd. 6s. light Tax for my house –
10th.  The Wind N. blowing very high, but something less that yesterday, yet nipping sharp & cold, haveing singed & scorched all the timely Blossoms, & young shoots of Trees; besides the scorching & burning up the tender grass.

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