3❍  [this is written in the margin opposite this entry sw] December 25th.  The Wind S. & by E. very calm, Sun-shiny & warm all day, a prodigious Number of people in the <first> Morning Service before day, (called the Plygain ) the Parson preached on Luke Ch. 2d. vers. iith.
26th.  The Wind S. & by E. a very rainy, wet day, begun to rain about 4 in the Morning, & continued with – little, or no intermission till far in the Night.
27th.  The Wind S. very calm, sun - shiny & fair, the Evening dark & cloudy & very liketo rain. gave 6d. to LLanerchymedd Post boy for a Christmas box.
28th.  The Wind S. clear, calm, & fair all day, the Night dark & cloudy, with some rain, abundance of large Whiteings taken to day at Cemaes bay, & Sold in Llanfechell very cheap, 7 or 8 for a penny, some of them 13 & 14 inch long
29th.  The Wind S. dark, cloudy weather, cold & raw, but make no rain. the Small birds flock in abundance, foreshewing some hard weather, shot 8 buntings at one shott.
30th.  The Wind S.W. blowing very cold, accompanyed with a cold sleet; on the fall of night the wind blew higher, and blew a great storm all night, accompanyed with very heavy rain, the Gardiner all these days is a carrying Dung with a Wheel barrow.
31st.  The Wind W. and W & by N. blowing fresh and very cold, but dry, made some showers of Hail in the Night, my people still at the same work of plowing fresh sand ground at ferem for Oats.

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