|May 22d. The Wind. S.W. and blowing very hard. very clear and dry after the rain yesterday. this Day John Bengan begun to raise Stones, in order to make a Wall between Brynnie Duon and the high Way, towards the evining it blew harder till 7 when a shower of hail as bid as horse beans allayed the wind, a heavy shower of sleet followed that, and I believe it rained most part of the night.|
23d. Ascencion Day [written in the margin below '23d.' sw]
The Wind S.W. in the morning very cold, but clear and dry - although it continued cold all the rest of the Day.
|24th. The Wind E. & very cold in the morning, it grew warm & pleasant about 10, & continued so all day. to day I had 30 small Lampreys put in Llyn y Gors Rŷdd. spent 5d. for ale, bought a quarter of Veal for 1s.|
|25th. The Wind. E. cold & cloudy all the Morning, the Evening very cold. and rainy towards Night. all this Month hitherto much colder that it was in March.|
|26th. The Wind still. E. and very cold, raining most part of the day the parson preached to day upon Mat. 5. Ch. v. 23.&24th. & the Church-wardens that were last year had their accounts read in Church and approved.|
|27th. The Wind .E. cold and cloudy in the morning: the Wind came to S.S.E. about noon & made a warm afternoon, cold again towards night. The Stones in Cae'r scibor bâch where they begun to dig proveing very rotten & brittle, I ordered John Bengan, & Roger Hughes the Sexton of Llanvechell (who are the chief pioneers) together with two of my servants to try at Brynnie duon opposite to Cae'r Pyllau, <they> had pretty good stone, & a considerable quantity to day–|
|28 The Wind . E. a fine, clear & warm day till about 4 a clock it began to be cold & cloudy & very like to rain– The following Sapphicks are the composition of Mr. Thomas Owen head Schoolmaster of Beaumares, being an Invitation to Mr John Owen of Presaddved to the Christening of One of his Children, tho the person they were sent to. had very little knowledge of the language, & less of the taste of anything that is witty, & writt with Judgement—|