Sunday 2- Shift 8til 4.
Monday 3 Shift.
Tuesday 4 Shift.
Wednesday 5 Shift and a half moving the pump.
Thursday 6 Shift.
Friday 7 Shift. Sermon at Tan y Foel.
Saturday 8 Half shift. Owen Carreg Lefain and I go
to Talafon to fetch the goods from the co-operative.
Sunday 9 Jones Rhiw at 2. Shift 12 til 8.
Monday 10 - Sharpening
the blades of the mill (grinder ) at Tan y Ffordd.
Tuesday 11 Isaac goes down to Swansea to join the SS
Afon Lledi. Shift.
Wednesday 12 Heavy rain this morning. Shift.
Thursday 13 Freezing last night. Shift. Pay £6/11/4d.
Friday 14 Shift. A letter from Isaac in Swansea.
Saturday 15 Sent a belt ( strap?) to Isaac.
Sunday 16 John Lewis Pwllheli. Shift 4 til 12.
Monday 17 - Wind
and rain today. Shift.
Tuesday 18 Strong winds from the Northwest. Shift.
Wednesday 19 Shift.
Thursday 20 Shift.
Friday 21 Shift.
Saturday 22 Shift started at midnight the injector
has gone haywire for Thomas.
Sunday 23 WR Jones Cricieth.
Monday 24 Day shift. Letter from Isaac in Bordeaux
France. Henry Ty Newydd Rhydlios s funeral.
Tuesday 25 Will Tyn Llans funeral.
Wednesday 26 Shift. Eliza and mother have gone to
town in the Tan y Ffordd car (trap).
Thursday 27 Shift. Pay £6/4/6d.
Friday 28 Shift. Sent a letter to Isaac.
Sunday 30 TH Evans at 2 and 6. Shift til 12.
Monday 31 At Min y Don with Evan Jones putting the
gates in place. Shift
Tuesday 1 In Tyn Graig with O Parry installing the
Wednesday 2 A letter from Isaac in Llanelly. Shift.
Thursday 3 Shift.
Friday 4 Shift.
Sunday 6 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6. Shift 12 til
Monday 7 Warning that that the wages are going down
to 8/8d from 10/6d at Nant. Gathered gorse in parc Meillionydd.
Tuesday 8 Shift. Eisteddfod at Rhoshirwaun.
Wednesday 9 Shift. Isaac comes home from Llanelly,
he is ill.
Thursday 10 Shift. Weather is dry.
Friday 11 Shift. Weather dry. Pay £6/8/8d
Saturday 12 Fine day. Dick finishes ploughing at the
top end of the chapel field. Sent the first paper to Sam Jones.
Sunday 13 - Gwilym
Roberts at 2. Prayer meeting at 6. Day shift.
Monday 14 - Loading
Tuesday 15 - Finished
loading the Briarfield 86 rounds 500 tons.
Wednesday 16 Shift.
Started loading the Silverfield.
Thursday 17 Finished
loading 4 rounds. Fine day.
Friday 18 Fine day. Shift. Bob and I finish digging
the border under the kitchen, Isaac sends second paper to Sam Jones.
Saturday 19 - Half
a morning. Gathering a load of gorse in the afternoon from parc. At Tan y Ffordd
in the evening.
Sunday 20 Bob
Humphreys at 2. Shift 12 til 8.
Monday 21 Loading
the Mayflower. Planted potatoes and shallots in the border by the hen coop.
Shift went down at 10 til 8.
Tuesday 22 Finished loading. Shift and a half
pumping from 8 til 8 am. Letter from the South.
Wednesday 23 Shift.
Thursday 24 Pay
Friday 25 Shift.
Saturday 26 Shift 12til 8 instead of Thomas
loading SS Jane Summerfield.
Sunday 27 Evans
Rhiw at 2 and 6. Shift 12 til 8 instead of Thomas.
Monday 28 Finished loading SS Jane Summerfield.
Tuesday 1 Shift 4 til 12.
Wednesday 2 Shift.
Thursday 3 Shift.
Friday 4 Shift.
Saturday 5 Gathering gorse in parc.
Sunday 6 EW Lloyd Porthmadog. Evans swapped with the
Baptist minister for Rhoshirwaun. Day shift.
Monday 7 Shift.
Tuesday 8 Shift. John Pugh Jones lectures at Pisgah.
Wednesday 9 Shift. Isaac didnt get a doctors
note this week.
Thursday 10 Shift.
Friday 11 Shift. Pay £5/11/11d.
Saturday 12 Half shift. Letter from the South to say
that John Pritchard Anglesey had died.
Sunday 13 Young man instead of Jones Cricieth at 2
and 6. LSA drill Hugh Jones threw furthest,
Hugh Talafon gets the money and Hugh Jones got it last time.
Monday 14 Shift.
Tuesday 15 Shift.
Wednesday 16 Shift.
Thursday 17 Shift.
Friday 18 Shift.
Saturday 19 Cut willow in the field below the pond
at Ty Croes Mawr to make lobster pots. Heavy rain today. The children have a
concert at the school.
Sunday 20 Evans at 2. Shift 4til 12.
Monday 21 Sam pays Isaac the insurance money. Shift.
Tuesday 22 - Shift.
Wednesday 23 Shift.
Thursday 24 Pay £5/1/7d. Shift fetched the sink
(zinc?) from the co-operative.
Friday 25 Shift.
Saturday 26 Thomas and Lewis put a new injector in
Sunday 27 - Bob
Humphreys Llanbedrog at 2 and 6. Shift 8 til 4)
Monday 28 Shift.
Tuesday 29 Shift.
Wednesday 30 Shift. Williams Portdinorwig at Nant.
Thursday 31 Shift. Fine weather.
Friday 1 Shift. Isaac finishes planting the border
below the kitchen.
Sunday 3 Evans at 10. Shift.
Monday 4 Shift.
Tuesday 5 Shift.
Wednesday 6 Shift.
Thursday 7 Shift. Pay £5/1/7d.
Friday 8 Shift.
Saturday 9 Finished planting the potatoes in the big
patch at Ael y Bryn.
Sunday 10 Ellis O Lloyd. Thomas yn Tan y Ffordd.
Shift 4 til 12.
Monday 11 Finished planting in the field near the
chapel. Shift. The big coal strike.
Tuesday 12 The pump on the new injector has gone
haywire for Thomas, no one is at work today. Shift.
Wednesday 13 Finished putting up the guttering at
Pen yr Ogo.
Thursday 14 Very cold today. Shift.
Friday 15 Hail and snow. Shift.
Saturday 16 Snow.
Sunday 17 Gwilym
Roberts. Shift 8til 4.
Monday 18 Shift.
Tuesday 19 Shift.
Wednesday 20 Shift.
Thursday 21 Shift. Pay £5/3/7d
Friday 22 Shift.
Saturday 23 Half shift.
Sunday 24 Young man instead of Jones Cricieth at 2.
Shift. 12 til 8.
Monday 25 Shift.
Tuesday 26 Shift and half shift.
Wednesday 27 Raised the pump. Coal has finished due
to the coal strike. Weather a little chilly.
Thursday 28 - Painted
with emulsion in Ael y Bryn.
Friday 29 Went to Maggie, Griffith Ellis the
tailors daughters funeral. Went to Rhoshirwaun this evening.
Saturday 30 At Pen yr Ogo preparing to put guttering
on the front.
Sunday 1 - Jones
Monday 2 Half. At Pen yr Ogo rendering the walls to
put up the guttering.
Tuesday 3 Put up guttering at Syntyr. Heavy rain
during the night,
Wednesday 4 Lifting stones and papered the big room.
Thursday 5 Finished the guttering at Pen yr Ogo.
Friday 6 Pay £4/9/8d.
Saturday 7 Getting
stones to build the kitchen at Ael y Bryn. My brother is at Tan y Ffordd
Sunday 8 WR Jones Cricieth at 2.
Monday 9 - Went
to Uwchmyndd with the car (trap)
Tuesday 10 Dug the potatoes. Evans has gone to the
funeral of John Gwthrian s wife.
Wednesday 11 Bob and Dick go to Clwt y Bont.
Thursday 12 - Elin
Fryndols funeral, the wife of Sion William Fachan Aberdaron. Rain from the
Friday 13 Pwllheli fair. Fine day. Went to
Rhoshirwaun no money there, but there should have been £1/10/0d.
Saturday 14 Rain all day.
Sunday 15 Rev Gwilym Roberts minister.
Monday 16 Took down the pig wire at parc.
Tuesday 17 - Getting
Wednesday 18 Went to the doctor at Botwnnog I have a
pain in my back. William Roberts is here he pays 8/8d. The minister from Bardsey
Friday 20 Went to Rhoshirwaun to get the
unemployment money from Caradog Jones £1/15/0d.. Weather is dry.
Saturday 21 If I received all of the money it would
Sumday 22 J H Evans at 2 and 6.
Monday 23 Eliza and I go to the fair with the pony
and trap from Tan y Ffordd.
Tuesday 24 Went to the doctors again, my back is
very bad. Jerri is planking the boat. Dry weather.
Wednesday 25 - My
back is really bad today.
Thursday 26 Home my back is bad.
Friday 27 Went to Rhoshirwaun to fetch the money £1/1/3d.
It rained quite a bit during the night.
Saturday 28 Went to Talafon Llangwnadl auction. Rain
during the night.
Sunday 29 Hugh Jones Cricieth. Cold wind from the
south and a look of rain.
Monday 30 Dick is painting the boats, my back is
better these days.
Thursday 2 Williams supposed to be in Rhoshirwaun.
Went to Rhoshirwaun to see Williams Portdinorwic. Fishing caught two wrasse.
Friday 3 Received the monthly books, bill £1/9/4d.
Didnt go to Rhos this evening.
Saturday 4 LSA drill today. Hugh Jones gets the
money for throwing furthest today 5/-.
Sunday 5 Ellis Owen Lloyd Porthmadoc.
Monday 6 Dry weather.
Wednesday 8 Dry weather.
Thursday 9 Went to the singing festival at Pwllheli.
Friday 10 Bull for the heifer. Dry weather. Received
£2/0/0d from siop newydd unemployment money.
Saturday 11 Tended the potatoes at Tan y Ffordd.
Sunday 12 WR Jones Cricieth.
Monday 13 Rained a little this morning.
Tuesday 14 From Bardsey the funeral of Catherin
Robert Grepachs wife.
Wednesday 15 Dry weather.
Thursday 16 Dry Weather.
Saturday 18 Received a pound from Lewis in siop
newydd and filled in the form.
Sunday 19 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6. Eliza Tai
Monday 20 In Meillionydd putting frames for the
Tuesday 21 Nell and Dick are ill. Working on the
window at Elin Wmffras.
Wednesday 22 Dry weather.
Thursday 23 Eliza Tai Refails funeral. Dipping
sheep at Tan y Ffordd.
Friday 24 - Received
a pound from Lewis in siop newydd. Paid Lewis 3/- union dues and 1/6d for Bob.
Sunday 26 Evans at 10, school at 2. Paid for my seat
at chapel 2/6d to Owen Griffith.
Monday 27 Sent for a thousand envelopes and one book
Tuesday 28 Hot dry weather.
Wednesday 29 Hay making at Tan y Ffordd.
Thursday 30 Haymaking at Ty Croes.
Friday 1 Received a pound from Lewis at siop newydd.
Saturday 2 Isaac, Tedi and I go fishing for mackerel
off the islands in the yellow boat.
Sunday 3 Bob Humphreys Llanbedrog at 2 and 6. Hot
Monday 4 Haymaking at Tan y Ffordd, the lower end of
the field near Conion.
Wednesday 6 Finished getting the hay at Tan y Ffordd.
The meeting at Nebo starts.
Thursday 7 Went to Dyffryn Botwnnog to buy a feather
bed for £3/5/0d. Preaching at Nebo on the subject of the closure of Penbwlch.
Friday 8 - Bob
only gets 5/- instead of 10/- from Lewis. I get a pound from Lewis.
Sunday 10 Hugh Hughes Cricieth at 2 and 6. Isaac
goes down South to join the Afon Lledi. Dick takes him to Bangor.
Monday 11 Griffith Ffor goes to join Isaac. Hot day,
painting the porch. Bob finishes carrying hay with John Parry.
Wednesday 13 Painting the window sills at Ael y
Thursday 14 Cutting hay at Baron Hill.
Friday 15 No money for Bob. Carrying hay at Baron
Hill. Heavy rain and thunder. Had 15/- from Lewis G Jones at siop newydd. No
money for Bob.
Saturday 16 Rain today. 11/6d meant to be for Bob
5/- short last time and 7/6d this week.
Sunday 17 Gwilym Roberts at 10. School meeting at
Tyddyn. No service at Pisgah.
Monday 18 Making
room in the kitchen.
Tuesday 19 Making room in the kitchen.
Wednesday 20 Started building the kitchen.
Thursday 21 Same.
Friday 22 Same. Had 15/- from Lewis 15/-. None for
Bob it should be 19/-
Saturday 23 Same.
Sunday 24 Rev Thomas Ellis Aberdaron.
Monday 25 Building the kitchen.
Tuesday 26 Same.
Wednesday 27 Eliza and Nell go to town. Building the
kitchen. Had letter from Isaac in Swansea.
Thursday 28 - Working
on the kitchen. Regatta in Aberdaron. Thunder, lightning and heavy rain.
Friday 29 Working on the kitchen. Received 15/- from
Lewis, none for Bob.
Saturday 30 went to Abererch for the weekend.
Sunday 31 In Abererch today. Rain all day.
Monday 1 Came home from Abererch. Rain.
Tuesday 2 Working on the kitchen. Rain in the
Wednesday 3 Nell gets married. Bob, Richard and I go
Thursday 4 Working on the kitchen. Rain all morning.
Bought the boats up to the garden.
Friday 5 Rain all day.
Saturday 6 Working on the kitchen. Went to Frondeg to
get the money 15/- none for Bob.
Sunday 7 Gwilym Roberts at 10. Heavy rain.
Monday 8 Working on the kitchen.
Tuesday 9 Same.
Wednesday 10 Same.
Thursday 11 Rain.
Friday 12 Working on the kitchen. Fishing with Ellis
Jones. Money from Lewis 15/-
Saturday 13 - Working
on the kitchen.
Sunday 14 G Lloyd in place of WR Jones.
Monday 15 Finished the chimney.
Tuesday 16 Rain.
Wednesday 17 In town looking for slates for the
Thursday 18 Sheepdog trials at Ty Canol.
Friday 19 Putting the lintel on the door of the
kitchen. Had tobacco from Isaac. Money from Lewis 15/-. Bob £2/10/0d.
Saturday 20 - Finished
levelling the lintel and window, put the lintel in place in order to make the
Sunday 21 Jones Rhiw at 2 and 6, the last time
before leaving for Anglesey.
Monday 22 The kitchen.
Tuesday 23 The Kitchen.
Wednesday 24 The kitchen.
Thursday 25 The kitchen.
Friday 26 Clearing
a way in the aisle. Money from Lewis 15/-, Bob 7/6d.
Saturday 27 Building the wall of the aisle.
Sunday 28 Evans rhiw at 2. Prayer meeting at 6.30.
William Thomas Tyn Llan dies.
Monday 29 Building the wall of the aisle.
Tuesday 30 Building the wall of the aisle.
Wednesday 31 In Pwllheli looking for slates for the
Thursday 1- William Thomas Tyn Llans funeral.
Friday 2 Finished the wall of the aisle. Received
15/- from Lewis, Bob had 3/9d.
Saturday 3 Got the sheep off the mountain with
William Ty Rhyd. Fishing
Sunday 4 Evans goes to Nevin at 2 and 5. Prayer
meeting at 2 and 6.
Monday 5 Fishing.
Tuesday 6 Fishing.
Wednesday 7 Went to Porthmadog to look for slate.
Thursday 8 Had word from Williams in town, that they
have slates. Made the door for the kitchen.
Friday 9 Hung the door. Received money from Lewis
Saturday 10 LSA drill 5/-.
Sunday 11 Evans at 2 and 6.
Monday 12 - Went
to town to fetch the slates. Evans Fawr moves to Tyn Mynydd.
Tuesday 13 Putting rafters on the kitchen. Isaac
sends £10, he moves to the SS Stevenstone London.
Wednesday 14 Started roofing the kitchen.
Thursday 15 Roofing again.
Friday 16 Finished roofing. Money from Lewis 15/-.
Saturday 17 Made a frame for the door of the aisle.
Sunday 18- Llanbedrog.
Bob Humphreys Llanbedrog. Monthly collection.
Monday 19 Prepared the aisle ready for roofing.
Tuesday 20 Same.
Wednesday 21 Roofing the aisle.
Thursday 22 Went to Aberdaron to enquire about a
motor (bus) to go to Nevin.
Friday 23 Had a receipt for the books. Put cement on
the kitchen. Money from Lewis 15/-
Saturday 24 Repaired the wooden fascia ready to
paint. Had a letter from Isaac from Antwerp.
Sunday 25 WR Jones Cricieth at 2. Decided to take
the Tocia bus to go to Nevin.
Monday 26 Made a window in the aisle.
Wednesday 28 Sent
a letter to Isaac to Cardiff.
Thursday 29 - Auction
Friday 30 Bought the boat back up to the garden.
Saturday 1 Fishing for wrasse.
Sunday 2 I was ill so didnt attend chapel.
Monday 3 In bed today I am sick.
Tuesday 4 In bed until the evening, felt a little
better. Rain today.
Wednesday 5 Mother buys piglets in town. Sick got up
in the evening.
Thursday 6 Bob, Nell and Morris go to the meeting at
Nevin. Got up this morning.
Friday 7 Money from Lewis Jones 15/-, in total £16/11/8d.
Saturday 8 Finished the window in the aisle.
Sunday 9 Joseff Jones Nevin as was at 2. The subject
of his sermon was money.
Monday 10 Working
on the kitchen.
Tuesday 11 Eliza has gone to Aberdaron, Jenny is
Wednesday 12 Took the coalhouse down and started on
Thursday 13 Made a scullery near the pigsty.
Friday 14 Auction of wood in Sarn. Money from Lewis
Sunday 16 Evans at 2 and 6. In Tan y Foel at 2
listening to Tommy Pistill preaching.
Monday 17 - Thanksgiving.
Tuesday 18 Sent a letter to Isaac. Eliza goes to Ty
Wednesday 19 At Meillionydd getting the honey and
having a look at the quarry where stones that are being used to build Plas
Newydd are had.
Thursday 20 - Isaac
Friday 21 - The
traction comes to Ty Croes Mawr. Went to the school to meet John Williams Tal y
Sarn to discuss the money from work.
Saturday 22 Rain today.
Sunday 23 School meeting. Rev J Gwilym Roberts asks
the questions. Collection 3/4d.
Monday 24 Thrashing at Ty Croes Mawr.
Tuesday 25 Putting
in the oven at Meillionydd.
Wednesday 26 Fishing for wrasse in the morning.
Thursday 27 At Ty Croes bach repairing the stable.
Friday 28 At Groeslon making stalls for the cattle.
Letter from Isaac.
Saturday 29 At Groeslon again. Sent a letter to
Isaac in Dieppe France.
Sunday 30 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6. Fine Sunday.
Monday 31 At the fair. Auction at Nant y Carw, came
home via Ty Fair.
Tuesday 1 Cemented the aisle and the kitchen.
Wednesday 2 Rain today.
Sunday 6 WR Jones Cricieth at 2 and 6. Cold
Tuesday 8 Had a postcard from Isaac from Newport, he
sailed yesterday for Bordeaux.
Wednesday 9 Sent a letter to the South. At Groeslon
working on the cowshed.
Thursday 10 At Groeslon cementing the manger.
Friday 11 Fair. Home. No money from Lewis.
Saturday 12 Fishing for wrasse.
Sunday 13 Joseff Jones at 2 and 6. School at 10.
Monday 14 Rain all day. Started making a
Tuesday 15 At Meillionydd re installing the oven.
Wednesday 16 In town looking for a hoop. Letter from
Isaac from Bordeaux.
Thursday 17 Building a toilet at Ty Croes Bach.
Friday 18 No money from Lewis G Jones. Put new locks
in at Groeslon.
Saturday 19 At home making a seat for the toilet at
Ty Croes Bach.
Sunday 20 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6.
Monday 21 Rain.
Tuesday 22 At Ty Croes Bach in the afternoon.
Wednesday 23 Isaac sends £8 home.
Friday 25 Received £1/10/0d from Lewis G Jones the
first payment. Bob gets 13/9d.
Saturday 26 Eliza goes to Aberdaron for the weekend
and to listen to Richard Jones BA preach at Horeb.
Sunday 27 - Evans
at 2. Richard Jones BA is at Horeb til Tuesday evening.
Tuesday 29 Sent the advance of 2/- to Sam Jones
Wednesday 30 Sent a letter to Isaac.
Friday 2 At Carreg Lefain putting a door onto the
churning room. Money from Lewis G Jones 15/-, Bob 7/6d.
Saturday 3 At Carreg Lefain again. John Griffith
Pencaerau Shop dies.
Sunday 4 John Lewis Pwllheli at 2 and 6.
Monday 5 Rain. Parish council meeting regarding the
shaft at Tyn Fron.
Tuesday 6 Letter from Isaac from Cardiff.
Wednesday 7 Eliza goes to town to change her shoes.
Thursday 8 Mother complains of a pain in her back.
Friday 9 Letter from Isaac. Money from Lewis G Jones
15/-, Bob 7/6d.
Sunday 11 WR Jones Cricieth. Paid O Griffith 2/6d
for my seat in chapel.
Monday 12 With Owen Carreg Lefain making a back
Tuesday 13 Everyone in front of the tribunal at
Wednesday 14 Sent a letter to Isaac. Sent 11/4d for
the monthly books and the book order for the year 1922, 6 Eurgrawn. 13 Winllan,
Thursday 15 At Ysgo putting in the oven.
Friday 16 Robert Syntyr and I go to Sarn to change
the postal order 15/-. Received 15/- from Lewis G Jones.
Saturday 17 - LSA
drill new man today. (I fear that it was on Saturday night or Sunday that we
lost poor Isaac.)
Sunday 18 T Gwilym Roberts minister. (I fear that it
was either side of this Sunday that poor little Isaac was lost in the North Sea
aboard the SS Stevenstone)
Monday 19 At Tan y Ffordd putting stalls between two
of the cows.
Tuesday 20 Lecture in Pencaerau for Thomas Tyn Llan.
Strong winds all through this week.
Wednesday 21 Letter from the South. Tedi, Gruff
Pwllmelyn, Little Bob and Fat Ianto all receive 5/- unemployment money.
Thursday 22 Fetched a cwt of coal from Seaview.
Friday 23 Sent a plum pudding to Isaac to Cardiff.
Fetched the goose from Meillionydd. Received 15/- from Lewis G Jones.
Saturday 24 Putting up a new sign above Shop Newydd.
Bought half a sack of hen food at Seaview.
Sunday 25 Postal delivery today. Prayer meeting at 2
Tuesday 27 Expecting a letter from Isaac.
Wednesday 28 No letter, Im afraid and worried.
Thursday 29 Saw the news in the paper about
Isaacs ship, she is overdue, sent a telegram to Cardiff to enquire about her.
Friday 30 Telegram today to say that there is no
news of her since she sailed on the 16th of this month.
Saturday 31 The last Saturday evening of the year
and it is a bleak and heart breaking Saturday evening. Richard Ty Fry calls
Diary's from Mr E Morris, thank you very much.
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