|January 26th. The Wind N.N.E. very calm, clear & Sun-shiny, but freezing all day; My people all this week employed in the same work of carrying Muck & since wednesday they carry muck upon the little field behind Hugh Prys y Pydew's house.|
|27th. The Wind W. calm, sun-shiny & fair all day & thawing, on the fall of night the Sky thickened & was overcast & made small rain about 7. yet it freez. d again before day.|
|28th. The Wind variable, changeing from N.E. where it was in the morning to E. & by S. in the Evening;a very great rusty stinking fogg in the morning till 9. & cleared up & was sun shiny till 3 in ye Evening, from that time till 6 the stinking fogg continued. & tho it thawed in the day it freezed very hard before day.|
|29th. The Wind E. calm & Sun–shiny in the Morning, but blew fresh in the Evening & freezed all day long, and excess= -ive hard this night .|
|30th. The Wind E. calm, shiny & fair all day, but freezing at the same tîme in the shade; the Springs of Water in severall places in this neighbourhood were frozen this morning.|
|31st. The Wind E. and blowing a fresh Gale & freezing all day, gave 2s. to a poor woman of this parish towards buying a Shrowd to bury her Husband. Pd. 1s. to Rolant ab – Wm. Rolant, alias y Maharen bâch for a Swan he brought here that he had shott in Porth y Pistŷll.|
❍6 [this is written in the margin immediately below 'Febr. ist.' sw]
The E. calm, dark & cloudy, but very cold & freezing some people have remarked that whenever the Wind blows ye first day of any Quarter of the year, it wîll generally blow from the same point dureing that Quarter: this Wînter Quarter hath very near answered that remark, for the ist. Novr. ye Wind blew from E. & by N. & it continued very near that point most of the 3 winter months.