Nov.14th 11 ● [this is written vertically immediately below 'Nov.14th' sw]
The Wind E.S.E. very cold, dark & cloudy, did not freeze but thawed very gently, finished to day pruning the trees in Cae ty'n y LLwyn, except the great Maple (vulgarly called Sicamore) which I reserve till spring.
|15th. The Wind E. very cold raw weather, yet, did not freeze, made a very good fair to day at LLanfechell, more Cattle bought there than ever Pd. 2s. 8d for a Side of Mutton, & a couple of Neat's Toungs, pd 1s for ale. John Wms. of Ucheldre, & William Jones of Bodwigan took Clwch-–dernog ucha for one year, Rent 14l. [taxes sw] allowed, a good wether for a present, or 5s. in money, Margaret Hughes the Chambermaid came home to day–|
|16th. The Wind E.S.E. calm, but raw cold weather, the air clear,
|17th. The Wind E. blowing sharp & very cold, over cast with clouds as if it would snow, a great congregation at Church, being the Wakes day, the Parson preached on Ecclesiastes Chap.11th vers. 9th. gave 6d at a Collection for the poor –|
|18th. The Wind E.N.E. very cold & raw weather, blowing fresh; yet cloudy and dark all day, in the Evening a cold driving mist, which fell long before night in a cold dew–|
|19th. The Wind E.N.E. very cold, but calm, it freezed very hard last night, & abundance of hoar frost fell, about noon the wind veered to S.E. & So to the S. thawed gently all day, agreed with Owen John Rowland of Bodlwyfan for timbering, and thatching of Carreg y Drawsffordd for 4s.|
|20th The Wind S. very cloudy & dull with a cold moist fog descending in a cold [? sw]_abundance of Cattle went to day to LLannerch-ymêdd fair, which has been set up about 15 years ago, hold-=ing there a fair every Wednesday from Alsaints to Xtmass. to day I weighed at Abraham Jones's Shop one of the pears which from the North Corner, & the pear weighed Eighteen ounces & half – the name of the pear is the Pound Pear:|