Friday 1 Griffith Tyn Cae dies.
Saturday 2 Unemployed £1/3/0d.
Sunday 3 - W
Jones Pwllheli at 5. Heavy rain in the morning didnt go to Sunday school.
Monday 4 Ty Croes, Llyshyfryd and I go to the
quarterly session meeting at Pwllheli.
Tuesday 5 Williams Rhoshirwaen at Pisgah. Grifftith
Tyn Caes funeral.
Wednesday Friday 6to 8
Sunday 10 A Lloyd Hughes at 10.
Monday 11 The unemployed came today having gone to
Aberdaron on Saturday instead of Rhiw. Sent Tedi his insurance card. Red mist
Tuesday 12 Half at Pwllmelyn.
Thursday 14 Unemployed £1/3/0d.
Friday 15 Snow. Had a letter from Nell and one from
Saturday 16 Went to Sarn to the Post Office to get
the money that my poor Isaac had, who was lost in the North Sea December 16
1921. ( war loan )
Sunday 17 Snow today didnt go to chapel.
Monday 18 Thaw today.
Tuesday 19 Drying well today. Sam Jones comes to get
my insurance card.
Wednesday 20 Shift started at New shop bricking in
the window on the kitchen wall.
Thursday 21 Shift at New shop bricking in the window
nearest the school.
Friday 22 Shift bricking the window nearest the
Saturday 23 Shift finishing bricking the window.
Received £1/0/0d from Hughes. Unemployed £1/3/0d
Sunday 24 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6.
Monday 25 Shift starting on the chimney and closing
the door in the front of the house.
Tuesday Wednesday 26 27
Thursday 28 Last three days building a chimney on
the end nearest the road.
Friday 29 Shift. Auction of the goods of the late
Humphrey Jones Tyddyn.
Saturday 30 Shift. Pay £1/10/0d
Sunday 31 I Morris Cricieth.
Monday Thursday 1 to 4
Friday 5 This week have been working on making a
door and window.
Saturday 6 Rain today. Pay £1/5/0d.
Sunday 7 Jones Rhiw for the first time.
Monday 8 Shift making a window for the bedroom.
Tuesday 9 Shift finishing bricking the window
nearest the kitchen and making a window for the end nearest the road.
Wednesday Friday 10 to 12 Shift.
Saturday 13 - Shift
bricking the door and window. Pay £1/10/0d. Installing the oven at Meillionydd.
Sunday 14 Joseff Jones at 2 and 6.
Monday Friday 15 to 19. Shift.
Saturday 20 Shift. Pay £1/10/0d.
Sunday 21 A Ll Hughes at 2 and 6. Sunday schools
meeting at Pwllheli W Jones Llyshyfryd and I go in the morning with Eifions
motor ( taxi ).
Monday 22 Shift started on the roof whilst John the
son of Brongadair finishes the chimney.
Tuesday 23 Sent a letter to Nell. Shift bricked the
window then continued with the roof with William Llyshyfryds plasterer.
Wednesday 24 Finished the roofing today. Misty
Thursday 25 Began plastering. Misty.
Friday 26 Plastering.
Saturday 27 Plastering. Play at Rhoshirwaen
Marir forwyn ( Mary the maid. )
Sunday 28 T Morris Cricieth at 10.
Monday 1 Shift putting ridge tiles on the roof.
Tuesday 2 Shift rendering the kitchen.
Wednesday 3 Shift R H T has a telegram from Tedi in
Bristol, he wants him to join him ( on the ship )
Thursday 4 Shift. R H T leaves on the 8 am train to
be with Tedi. Telegram to say that he has arrived safely.
Friday 5 Shift cementing the kitchen wall.
Saturday 6 Shift and a half in the afternoon
finishing the cementing. Pau £1/12/0d.
Sunday 7 Youth from Pentre Dwr at 10.
Monday 8 Shift finishing the kitchen end.
Tuesday 9 Shift cementing the upper end.
Wednesday 10 Shift finished putting on the first
Thursday 11 Shift putting filler in the eaves.
Friday 12 Shift cementing around the window. R H T
comes back from sea.
Saturday 13 Shift. Pay £1/11/0d.
Sunday 14 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6. William Jones
and I go to Salem and Horeb Aberdaron.
Monday 15 Shift.
Tuesday 16 Shift pebble dashing around the window.
Wednesday 17 Shift pebble dashing.
Thursday 18 Shift pebble dashing the front near the
Friday 19 Shift putting a grate in the bedroom and
Saturday 20 Shift cementing the kitchen end. Pay £1/11/0d.
Eliza and Bob go to Clun, they stayed
in Portmadoc last night. The weather is dry here.
Sunday 21 Jones Rhiw at 10. Went to Aberdaron at 6
to listen to Hugh Hughes.
Monday 22 Shift.
Tuesday 23 Tedi comes home from Bristol. Shift
plastering the parlour.
Wednesday 24 Received a letter from Clun. Shift
putting a grate in the parlour. Sent Eliza a letter to Clun ( Salop )
Thursday 25 Shift putting a grate in the living
Friday 26 Shift putting the second coat on the
Saturday 27 Shift again.
Sunday 28 - R
M Williams Cricieth at 2.
Monday 29 Shift cementing the bedroom above the
kitchen. Tedi furrows the garden.
Tuesday 30 Shift cementing the floor. Tedi plants
Wednesday 31 Shift finished cementing and started
laying tiles. Letter from Eliza in Clun. Rain today.
Thursday 1 Shift laying tiles on the kitchen floor
and installing the oven. Sent a letter to Williams in America.
Friday 2 Shift pebble dashing the kitchen end.
Saturday 3 Shift finished putting cement around the
chimney nearest the road. Pay £1/10/0d.
Sunday 4 Bob Humphreys at 2 and 6. Fine Sunday.
Tuesday 6 Shift making room for the WC. Sent Eliza a
letter to Clun.
Wednesday 7 At Pwllmelyn finishing the chamber (
Thursday 8 - At
home plastering the middle bedroom, then went to Bryn Fran to put up a wooden
mantle piece and to wallpaper.
Friday 9 Shift started on the front wall of Moelwyn
Saturday 10 Shift walling. Pay 15/-.
Sunday 11 T Morris Cricieth am 2 a 6.
Monday 12 Shift walling.
Tuesday 13 Shift. Letter from Eliza in Clun.
Wednesday 14 Half shift. Rain. Sent a letter to
Thursday Friday 15 to 16 Shift.
Saturday 17 Shift. Pay £1/7/6d.
Sunday 18 R H Jones Rhiw at 2 and 6.
19 to 20 Shift walling.
Wednesday Thursday 21 to 22 Shift.
Friday 23 Shift started on the loo.
Saturday 24 Shift. Pay £1/5/0d.
Sunday 25 A Lloyd Hughes Nefyn at 2 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 26 to 27 Shift.
Thursday 28 In town for the auction on John Williams
Llawrdres land. Eliza comes home from Clun.
Thursday 29 Put the eggs under the hen. Shift.
Friday 30 Shift. Cold weather.
Saturday 1 Shift. Pay £1/5/0d. Work stops again
Sunday 2 Jones Rhiw at 10.
Monday 3 Shift. The coal strike. Cold weather.
Tuesday 4 Shift. The railway strike. Cold weather.
Wednesday 5 Shift.
Thursday 6 Eliza and I go to Cricieth to the chapels
Friday 7 Shift. Cold weather, theres snow on the
mountains of Eifionydd.
Sunday 9 Hugh Hughes Pisgah.
Monday Friday 10 14 Shift.
Saturday 15 Shift. Pay £1/7/6d. Eliza and I have
been at Tan y Ffordd all night with Dick.
Sunday 16 Had a difficult day with Dick.
Monday 17 Dick goes away.
Tuesday 18 Half at Shop Newydd.
Thursday 20 Took the cow to the auction at Sarn,
sold her for £18/11/0d.
Friday 21 Shift making a gatepost near the road at
Saturday 22 Half. Pay 10/-. Gathered stones from the
field below the house in the afternoon.
Sunday 23 Fine day. At Tan y Ffordd all day.
Monday 24 Spent the day gathering stones from the
field.. A letter came from the Rev J Ll Hughes.
Tuesday 25 Spent the day gathering and carrying the
stones that were in piles from the field.
Wednesday 26 Gathered stones and sowed carrots.
Thursday 27 Rain. Finished gathering the stones. The
Friday 28 Letter from Nell. Made a pond in Tyddyn
Morthwyl field to get water for the hill pasture.
Saturday 29 Finished in the garden. Moved the cattle
to the hill pasture.
Sunday 30 At Tan y Ffordd. Mist and wind today it
rained last night.
Monday 31 Took the pigs to Sarn.
Tuesday 1 A day at Bwlchgarreg cementing the pigsty
Wednesday 2 Day at Bwlchgarreg. Had a postcard from
Thursday 3 Had a letter from Dick he wants tobacco.
Sent the tobacco and two pipes plus 2/-. Gathered the sheep.
Friday 4 Cleaned the pigsty and carried water to the
Saturday 5 Washed the cart, cut the gorse and
carried water to the hill pasture.
Sunday 6 At Tan y ffordd.
Monday 7 Weeded the potatoes in the morning. Half at
Shop Newydd. Rain this evening. Griffith Neigwl calls here.
Tuesday 8 Shift at Shop Newydd.
Wednesday 9 Shift at Shop Newydd. Heavy rain.
Thursday 10 - Frost
on the Parc. Afraid that the cow is passing blood.
Friday 11 Sent a pipe and tobacco to Dick.
Saturday 12 Cut gorse and weeded potatoes in the
Sunday 13 At Tan y Ffordd.
Monday 14 Weeded the potatoes. Had a letter from
Tuesday 15 Weeding in the morning. LSA practice in
Wednesday 16 Weeding in the morning. Shop Newydd in
the afternoon.. Bob gathers the weeds. Had a letter from Nell.
Thursday 17 Shift at Sop Newydd installing the oven.
Rain in the afternoon. Bob has a letter from Dick.
Friday 18 Cleared the rows of potatoes then
Saturday 19 Cut the gorse and sheared the yearling
Sunday 20 At Tan y Ffordd. Misty Sunday. Eliza and I
go to visit Mary Tyn Gamfa.
Monday 21 At Brynfran re- installing the oven.
Letter from Nell.
Tueday 22 Repairing the holes in the cowshed roof.
Wednesday 23 Paving the pigsty and dipped the sheep
in the afternoon. Sent an apron to Nell and tobacco to Dick.
Thursday 24 Installed the oven at Bodwyddog.
Friday 25 Shearing at Tan y Ffordd. Evan Hughes has
a letter from Dick.
Sunday 27 Morris Cricieth at 2 and 6.
Monday 28 Went to town to pay for the fertiliser.
Carrying hay at Ty Croes Bach. Hot weather.
Tuesday 29 Weeded the turnips.
Wednesday 30 - Thinned
out the turnips.
Thursday 1 Half at Bwlch Garreg finishing the pig
trough, finished paving the sty at Tan y Ffordd. Eliza goes to Ty Fair.
Friday 2 Thinned the turnips and painted the wheels
of the cart.
Saturday Sunday 3 to 4
Monday 5 Furrowed the field.
Tuesday 6 Fertilised the field. Rain.
Wednesday 7 Went to town to buy piglets, bought some
from Penrhyn Mawr Cilan.
Thursday 8 - Furrowing
and finished fertilising.
Friday 9 Transplanting, Wet week.
Saturday 10 Finished in the field. Rain in the
Sunday 11 In bed today I am ill.
Monday 12 Got up but didnt go out.
Tuesday 13 Not much better today. Put lines in the
clock at Tan y Ffordd. Letter from Nell. Hot weather.
Wednesday 14 Cut the bottom part of the field below
Thursday 15 Raked the field. Cut the field next to
Friday 16 Finished getting the hay at Conion, had 4
loads from the field below the house.
Saturday 17 Cut the hovel field and half cae
big , 3 loads from the field next to Conion. The heifer has a calf.
Sunday 18 Jones at 10. Thunder this morning, quite a
storm. Jane Meillionydds husband preaches at Tan y Foel.
Monday Wednesday 19 21 Poor weather.
Thursday 22 Dug
a trench for the pipes at the front and back of the house.
Friday 23. Misty again today. Bob goes to stay with
Saturday 24 - Put
matting over the hay. Mist and rain today.
Sunday 25 Joseff Jones at 2 and 6.
Monday 26 Carried hay from the hovel and cae big
Tuesday 27 Cut gorse.
Wednesday 28 Cut near the ditch at cae big and raked
Thursday 29 Letter from Nell. Fishing with Griff
John. Mist and rain.
Friday 30 Mist again. Raked cae big, fine afternoon.
Sent a letter to Nell.
Saturday 31 Carried cae big and the upper end of cae
capel. Hot day.
Jones Rhiw at 2 and 6.
Monday 2 Gave my card to Sam Jones 24 stamps.
Wednesday 4 Went to town in front of the guardians.
Finished getting the hay.
Thursday Friday 5 to 6
Saturday 7 Attended
to the haystack and gathered the hay from the wayside.
Wednesday 11 At Trip in the afternoon.
Thursday 12 Cut the hay at Baronhill.
Friday 13 Finished cutting the hay.
Saturday 14 Fetched the hay from Baronhill.
Sunday 15 Ellis Lloyd. Mist and rain all day.
Tuesday 17 The
brown heifer gets the bull.
Wednesday 18 At Trip in the afternoon.
Thursday 19 Went to Pengroeslon to get a teat for
the cow 5/-
Friday20 Wind and rain all day. Received a letter
Sunday 22 Berwyn at 6.30.
Monday Tuesday 23 to 24
Wednesday 25 Taking the fence down in the sheepdog
trials field at Penarfynydd.
Thursday 26 Butter 10/-.
Friday 27 Went to Conion to get a load of bracken.
Saturday 28 Fixing the haystack. Sports day at Tyn
Mynydd field towards the village hall fund.
Sunday 29 Hugh Jones Cricieth at 2 and 6.30. Took
the heifer to the bull. Evan Williams and I go to Tyddyn.
Monday 30 Got 3 loads of gorse from Bodwyddog
Mountain. Went to Treheli to get a roof for Conion (?). Rain this evening.
Wednesday 1 Fishing.
Thursday 2 Fishing. Butter 10/-.
Friday 3 Fishing. Cwt of corn for the hens.
Saturday 4 Sent Dick a letter.
Sunday 5 Morris Cricieth.
Monday 6 Cut bracken in the morning. Tending the
garden in the afternoon.
Wednesday 8 Went to town.
Thursday 9 Butter 8/-.
Friday 10 At Ty Croes Bach.
Sunday 12 - Hugh
Hughes at 2 and 6.
Monday Friday 13 to 17 - A wet week.
Saturday 18 At Trip. Butter 6/-. A letter from Nell
to say that she will be here on
Wednesday with the children.
Sunday 19- Bob Humphreys at 2 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 20 to 21-
Wednesday 22 Nell arrives. 4lbs 1/9d
Friday 24 Sent 2/- fine to Jones Sarn.
Monday 27 Fixed the roof of the cowshed at Tan y
Tuesday 28 Gathered bracken from the hill pasture.
Wednesday 29 Gathered bracken. 3lbs 1/9d.
Thursday 30 Finished cutting bracken, took the heifer to the bull.
Friday 1 Letter from Rev John Lloyd Hughes Denbigh.
Saturday 2 John E Williams at Rhos.
Monday 4 - Put the red stuff (marker) on the ram.
Tuesday 5 Picking potatoes.
Wednesday 6 Three ewes have taken the ram since
Monday. John Nant is injured with his motorbike.
Thursday Friday 7 to 8 Picking potatoes.
Saturday 9 Wind from the West. 6 ewes have taken the
Monday Tuesday 11 to 12 Picking potatoes.
Wednesday 13 At Meillionydd re- installing the oven.
Thursday 14 Laying concrete in front of the rocket
shed ( LSA ).
Friday 15 - Laying
Saturday 16 At Ty Canol Pencaerau repairing the roof
of the cowshed from 10 to 5. 10 sheep have taken the ram.
Sunday 17 Morris Cricieth.
Monday 18 Thanksgiving.
Tuesday 19 At Ty Canol in the afternoon. Bob and W
Jones go to Denbigh.
Wednesday 20 Finished at Ty Canol. LSA. 6/- ( butter
Thursday 21 Carrying bracken from the hill pasture.
Friday 22 At Ty Canol in the afternoon.
Sunday 24 Heavy rain today.
Monday Thursday 25 to 28.
Friday 29 At Glwyd installing the oven.
Saturday 30 Finishing at Glwyd.
Sunday 31 Jones at 10 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 1 to 2.
Wednesday 3 Ty Canol in the afternoon. Butter 6/-.
Thursday Friday 4 to 5.
Saturday 6 - Griffith
Neigwls here today.
Sunday Wednesday 7 to 11 Seven sheep have taken the
Thursday 12 Went to town to pay ( rent) for Parc and
the hill pasture.
Friday Saturday 12 to 13
Sunday 14 E Hughes Llangollen at 10.
Monday 15 Wind and rain today.
Tuesday 16 At Ty Canol in the afternoon finishing
cementing the chimney. Rain in the night.
Wednesday 17 Rain all night. Closed a gap in the
field next to Conion.
Thursday 18 Gave up feeding the cow with feed as she
is in calf.
Saturday 20 Thrashing at Cadwgan.
Sunday 21 Joseff Jones at 10. Prayer meeting at 6.
Monday 22 Thrashing at Tyn Fron. Heavy rain in the
Tuesday 23 Picking turnips.
Wednesday 24 Washing the LSA wagon with Daniel (
Thursday Saturday 25 to 27
Sunday 28 T Morris Criceth.
Tuesday 30 Carrying gorse from the hill pasture.
Wednesday 1 At Rhiwlas in the afternoon.
Thursday 2 Getting timber from the stage.
Friday Saturday 3 to 4.
Sunday 5 Berwyn at 10.
Monday 6 Cutting bracken in parc. Fine day.
Tuesday 7 - Paid
13/- to Robert Hughes Pengroeslon.
Thursday 9 Bob Tom Tan y Graig and I cut
bracken in the afternoon.
Friday 10 Tom and I cut bracken again.
Saturday 11 Went to the co operative to fetch coal
and a cwt of fine corn and a sack of bran.
Sunday 12 A Lloyd Hughes at 2 and 6.
Tuesday 14 At Llywenan for a time but gave up as it
was too cold.
Wednesday 15 At
Llywenan in the afternoon.
Thursday 16 Gathered gorse.
Friday Saturday 17 to 18.
Sunday 19 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6.
Monday 20 Bought the sheep down from the hill.
Wednesday 22 Went to Gyfynus.
Thursday 23 Gathered gorse fron Parc Meillionydd. 3
cows at home. Got a cwt of corn from New Shop.
Friday 24 Card from Williams from Cincinatti. The
Neigwl Ganol cow has a calf, but has problems with after birth.
Saturday 25 Two lots of gorse from the Parc. The
farrier from Sarn comes to remove the after birth.
Monday 27 The black cow hasnt had her calf.
Tuesday 28 Went to Meillionydd Bach to ask to borrow
the transplough (?)
Thursday 30 At Llywenan in the afternoon. Took the
cow to Parc.
Friday 31 At Llywenan in the afternoon.
Diary's from Mr E Morris, thank you very much.
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