Saturday 1 Paid for pig feed in shop newydd £2/6/0d.
Gorse from the Parc two bundles.
Sunday 2 Youth at 2 .
Monday 3 Took the pigs to Sarn weight 16, 16 both of
them weighed the same.
Tuesday 4 Myfyr Machno at Pisgah. Ploughed Conion
fields with the transplough (?)
Wednesday 5 Ploughing. Two bundles of gorse from the
Thursday 6 Finished ploughing.
Friday 7 Parry Bodwyddog buys the calf. One bundle.
Saturday 8 Cwt of coal and a sack of bran from the
Sunday 9 John Roberts Penrhyn.
Monday 10 At Llywenan finishing the pig trough Bob
goes to Ty Canol to fetch two sacks of oats.
Tuesday 11 Isaac Thomas weighs 14lbs and Lila Mary
12lbs at six months old. Two bundles of gorse from the Parc.
Wednesday 12 Went to town to buy piglets they were
from Rhandir and cost a half pound each.
Thursday 13 Cold day snow in the morning.
Friday 14 William Jones Tan y Garns funeral he
died at Llysgyfryd.
Saturday 15 One bundle.
Sunday 16 Youth instead of Jones at 10.
Monday 17 One bundle. Started the second stack of
hay in the barn.
Tuesday 18 Two bundles.
Wednesday 19 One load. A hot afternoon an extremely
Thursday 20 One bundle. 20 bundles.
Saturday 22 Went to John Evans at Trygarn to see the
cattle. Evening service at Tyddyn chapel.
Sunday 23 Joseff Jones at 10. Jones Rhiw in chapel
in the morning. Went to Nebo to W Joness memorial sermon.
Monday 24 Two bundles from the Parc.
Tuesday 25 LSA practice today. Paid 13/- for indian
Wednesday 26 Wind and heavy rain. Paid Cowal 7/- for
taking out my teeth.
27 I 29 Strong winds.
Sunday 30 Bob Humphreys at 2 and 6.
Monday 31 Two bundles. Put the haystack in today.
Tuesday 1 One bundle. Fine day.
Wednesday 2 One bundle. Hot day.
Thursday 3 Misty and wet today.
Friday 4 Fine day. Muck spreading in the bottom of
the field near the chapel and started on cae big.
Saturday 5 Tea at the school towards the village
Sunday 6 Youth from Coedpoeth at 2 and 6.
Monday 7 One bundle.
Tuesday 8 One bundle. Plas yn Rhiw auction. Sold a
calf to Penarfynydd.
Wednesday 9 Three bundles. 10/- for the butter. Icy
weather. The roads engine is at the crossroads of Conion.
Thursday 10 Icy weather. Robert Penarfynydd comes to
fetch the calf.
Friday 11 Icy weather, fine day. One bundle.
Saturday 12 - Finished
muck spreading in cae big. Sack of bran from the Post 11/6d.
Sunday 13 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6.
Monday 14 One bundle. Muck spreading in the chapel
Tuesday 15 One bundle. Misty.
Wednesday 16 Nell and the lad go to Port ready to
catch the 8 am train tomorrow. 10/- for butter.
Thursday 17 Muck spreading.
Friday 18 One bundle.
Saturday 19 Two bundles. It rained all night. Had a
letter from Nell.
Sunday 20 Youth at 2 and 6.
Monday 21 Sent a letter to Nell. Had a letter from
Maggie. Two bundles.
Tuesday 22 Rain today. At Ty Croes Bach making a
cement floor in the oil engine shed.
Wednesday 23 One bundle. Butter 16/-.
Thursday 24 One bundle. At Syntyr in the afternoon
fixing the roof.
Friday 25 One bundle. At Rhiwlas putting the slate
table in place.
Saturday 26 Two bundles. Brought nine sheep from the
Sunday 27 R M Williams Cricieth at 10.
Monday 28 Rain today.
Tuesday 1 The first sheep to lamb. Heavy rain.
Wednesday 2 One bundle. At Nant unloading timber.
Thursday 3 Two bundles Bob gathers one in Nant in
the afternoon. Went to Aberdaron to the committee.
Friday 4 - One
bundle for Bob. Shift at Nant.
Saturday Monday 5 to 7.
Tuesday 8 Went to get Richard to Denbigh.
Wednesday 9 R
H T and I spend the afternoon with Daniel measuring the ropes for the LSA.
Thursday Saturday 10 to 12 One bundle.
Sunday Monday 13 to 14
Tuesday 15 Gathering gorse in the morning.
Wednesday 16 One bundle. Bran from the Post.
Thursday 17 At Penarfynydd digging holes to raise
the LSA pole.
Friday 18 One bundle. Finishing the digging.
Saturday 19 One bundle.
Sunday 20 Evans at 6.
Monday 21 One bundle. Richard plants the small
Tuesday 22 One load. Paid 3/- for a cwt of coal.
Wednesday 23 Richard and I erect two poles at
Penarfynydd for the rocket ( LSA ).
Thursday 24 Cemented the poles and coal tarred them.
Friday 25 At Tyn Lon Fawr repairing the floor. 4 cwt
of coal from Talafon paid 13/-.Saturday 26 Not well in bed until midday. Wet
Sunday 27 Morris
Monday Thursday 28 to 31
Friday Saturday 1 to 2.
Sunday 3 Berwyn Roberts.
Monday Wednesday 4 to 6 One bundle.
Thursday 7 - Went
Tyn Lon to fetch gorse.
Friday 8 Went to Nefyn to get the pony.
Saturday 9 Cold wind.
Caught the pony. Letter from Nell.
Monday 11 - LSA
Tuesday Wednesday 12 to 13
Thursday 14 Thomas Tyn Llans funeral.
Friday Sunday 15 to 17
Monday 18 Took the cows to the hill pasture.
Tuesday 19 Finished planting potatoes at Ael y Bryn.
Wednesday 20 - Ploughed
the upper end of the field below the house for planting. The new headmaster
Thursday 21 Ploughing again.
Friday Saturday 22 to 23
Sunday 24 Prayer Meeting at 2 and 6.
Monday Friday 25 to 29
Saturday 30 - Tyn
Sunday 1 T Morris Cricieth at 2 and 6.
Monday 2 Went to get the hay from Tyn Llan
Tuesday 3 Rain today.
Wednesday Sunday 4 to 8
Monday 9 Shift on the stage.
Tuesday Wednesday 10 to 11 Shift.
Thursday 12 Shift. Thomas Talafons funeral.
Friday Saturday 13 to 14 Shift.
Sunday 15 Jones Rhiw at 10.
Monday 16 to Thursday 26 Shift. ( 20th
Friday 27 Shift. Richard take the pigs to Sarn, the
pigs from Rhandir.
Saturday Sunday 28 to 29
Monday Tuesday 30 to 31 Shift at Benallt.
Wednesday 1 Bought piglets from town.
Friday 3 Pay £2/15/0d.
Saturday 4 Shift.
Sunday 5 Hugh Hughes at 2 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 6 to 7 Shift at Benallt.
Wednesday 8 - Took
the pigs to Conion.
Thursday Saturday 9 to 11
Sunday 12 T Morris Cricieth ar 2 and 6.
Monday 13 Ellis Waen dies in Liverpool. At Benallt.
Tuesday 14 At Benallt Hot dry and windy.
Wednesday 15 Shift.
Thursday 16 Shift. Heavy rain.
Friday 17 Shift. Pay £2/17/6d.
Saturday 18 Shift. Heavy rain in the afternoon.
Shearing at Conion.
Sunday 19 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6.
Monday Saturday 20 to 25 Shift. Cold wet
Sunday 26 R Jones Rhiw at 2 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 27 to 28 Shift.
Wednesday 29 Eclipse of the sun.
Thursday 30 Shift.
Friday 1 Shift. Pay £2/16/0d.
Saturday 2 Shift.
Monday Wednesday 4 to 6.
Thursday 7 Shift. Mary Ann Baronhill dies.
Friday Saturday 8 to 9.
Sunday 10 Six years ago today Isaac went away for
the last time.
Monday 11 Mary Ann Baronhills funeral. Loadig the
SS Dayse ( daisy ) 340 tons.
Tuesday 12 - Shift.
Carried hay in the hovel field.
13 to 14 Shift.
Friday 15 Shift. Pay 32/18/8d. Cwt of coal to
Benallt. Sent my card to Sam Jones 24 stamps.
Saturday 16 Shift. Carried hay in cae big and the
upper end of cae capel.
Sunday 17 Hugh
Jones Cricieth at 2 and 6.
Monday 18 Shift. Got the hay at Tan y Ffordd.
Tuesday 19 - Started
off to load a ship but my back was bad so went to the doctors at Botwnnog.
Wednesday Saturday 20 to 23 - . Bad weather for
haymaking. No work my back is bad.
Sunday 24 My back is painful these days.
Monday Tuesday 25 to 26 Shift.
Wednesday 27 Shift. Had £1/4/6d for erecting the
two poles for the LSA.
Thursday 28 Shift. Pay £1/16/4d.
Friday Saturday 29 30 Shift.
Sunday 31 Bob Humphreys at 2 and 6.
Friday 1 to 5 Shift.
Shift. Rain. Water comes through the backdoor at Tan y Ffordd.
Sunday 7 Hughes Bach who came here as servant
of the circuit.
Monday Wednesday 8 to 10. Shift.
Thursday 11 Pay £2/17/8d.
Friday 12 Shift.
Saturday 13 Shift. August Fair.
Sunday 14 Thomas Morris at 2 and 6.
Monday Saturday 14 to 20 Shift.
Sunday 21 Jones who used to be here at 2 and 6.
Monday 22 Shift. R Jones Talsarn at Tan y Foel this
Tuesday 23 Sheepdog trials at Penarfynydd.
Wednesday Thursday 24 to 25 Shift.
Friday 26 Shift. Pay £2/17/8d.
Saturday 27 Shift. The wife of Pencaerau shop dies.
Play in the school this evening Trem yn ol.
Sunday 28 Aneurin Lloyd Hughes for the last time
hes moving from Nefyn to Flint.
Monday 29 Shift.
Tuesday 30 Shift. Cwt of fine corn from the Post
Wednesday 31 Shift.
Thursday Saturday 1 to 3 Shift.
Monday Tuesday 5 to 6.- Shift.
Wednesday 7 Took little Lila home to Birches Clun.
Staying for two weeks.
Sunday 18 - At
Cefneinion Clun at 2.
Wednesday 21 Came home from Clun.
Friday 23 Pay 8/4d.
Sunday 25 Rev Hugh Hughes at 2. Silent prayer at 6.
Monday Thursday 26 to 29
Friday 30 Shift getting the timber down.
Saturday 1 Shift at Benallt. Heavy rain today.
Sunday 2 Sunday school at Pisgah.
Monday 3 Shift on the jetty. Fine day.
Tuesday 4 Shift at the jetty
Wednesday 5 Shift on the jetty. Letter from Nell.
Thursday 6 Shift. Bob is thrashing at Ty Mawr in the
Friday 7 Shift. At Tyn Parc.
Saturday 8 Shift. Pay £1/8/8d. At Penrallt. Fine
Sunday 9 Thomas Morris Cricieth.
Monday Friday 10 to 14 Shift fine weather.
Saturday 15 Shift hammering 6 piles into the jetty
this week. It hasnt rained for a fortnight.
Sunday 16 Joseff Jones at 2 and 6.
Monday 17 Thanksgiving Owen Jones, G Thomas, O Owen,
E Williams, and W Jones Llyshyfryd.
Tuesday 18 - Shift
getting the balks down. LSA at 5 pm.
Wednesday Thursday 19 to 20. Shift at the jetty.
Friday 21 Shift. Pay £3/6/1d.
Saturday 22 Shift. Heavy rain.
Sunday 23 Rev Berwyn Roberts.
Monday 24 Shift hammering piles. Paid 2/4d for the
Tuesday 25 Shift at Benallt. Rain.
Wednesday 26 Heavy rain.
Thursday 27 Shift.
Friday 28 Shift. Storm force winds bring down
chimneys at Ael y Bryn, Bryn Difyr and damage them at the school and Carreg
Saturday 29 Shift collecting the timber on the jetty
and lifting the cradle.
Sunday 30 Thomas Morris Cricieth at 10. Ann Pant
dies this morning.
Monday 31 Shift carrying the jetty timber from Porth
Alm to Porth Ysgo.
Tuesday 1 Shift at Benallt. Heavy rain Tedi gets
soaked as he unloads the balks from the Nant y Carw lorry. Sent a letter to
Wednesday Thursday Friday 2 to 4. Shift at Benallt. Pay
Saturday 5 Shift erecting the cradle and
collecting the timber from Porth Ysgo. Sent two papers to Nell.
Sunday 6 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6.
Monday 7 Shift.
Tuesday 8 Shift started digging on the muck level.
Hall committee meeting tonight.
Wednesday 9 Shift.
Thursday 10 Shift at Benallt in the morning. Went to
Graig Ddu in the afternoon to get the big hammer up ( jack hammer?)
Friday 11 Shift at Graig Ddu. Tedi has gone to the
Saturday 12 Shift finished getting the hammer up.
Got a little kitten from Ty Fair.
Sunday 13 Ellis O Lloyd Porthmadog at 2 and 6.
Monday 14 Shift at Nant carrying timber.
Tuesday 15 Shift loading the big hammer at onto the
Nant y Carw lorry at Talafon to be taken to Pwllheli and then on to Caernarfon to get a sling.
Wednesday 16 Shift sawing pieces of balks that had
come ashore from the jetty at Porth Alm.
Thursday 17 Shift splitting them ( balks) and
getting them up the cliff.
Friday 18 Shift carrying up the cliff.
Saturday 19 Shift carrying to the yard. Heavy rain
this afternoon. Pay £2/17/0d.
Sunday 20 Thomas Morris Cricieth.
Monday 21 Shift getting timber to the yard this
morning Benallt in the afternoon.
Tuesday Thursday 22 to 24 Shift.
Friday 25 Shift. Sent a letter to Nell at Birches
Saturday 26 Shift. Went to Rhoshirwaen to listen a
Welsh Male Voice Choir.
Sunday 27 Bob Humphreys Llanbedrog at 2 and 6.
Monday Tuesday 28 to 29 Shift at Benallt.
Wednesday 30 Shift digging on Bodwyddog Mountain
clearing for Harri Thomas.
Thursday 1 Hugh Terfyn and I are blasting (
explosives ) stones at the quarry for H Thomas.
Eliza has gone to Ty Fair.
Friday 2 Shift at Nant getting the balks up from the
cliff to the office.
Saturday 3 Shift getting the piles on to the jetty,
R W and are rigging in preparation for hammering on Monday. Paid the nurses
collection to Miss Jones Cadwgan £2/7/4d. Paid for the coal at Seaview.
Sunday 4 George E Williams from Clynnog at 2, prayer
meeting at 6 Tom Hughes, Evan Hughes and I.
Monday 5 Went up to Benallt from Nant as it was too
stormy to hammer the piles. John fetches a cwt of coal from Efail.
Tuesday Saturday 6 to 10. Shift.
Sunday 11 Berwyn Roberts at 2 and 6.
Monday 12 Shift. Cold day. Eliza goes to Ty Fair.
Tuesday 13 Shift hammering piles on the stage.
Wednesday 14 Shift went to Nant in the morning snow,
so came up to Benallt.
Thursday 15 Shift hammering piles.
Friday 16 Shift getting the timber to the yard from
the outside the engine shed. It was six years ago today that poor Isaacs last
letter arrived, the same evening he
was lost Friday the sixteenth of December 1921 aged 22.
Saturday 17 Shift at Benallt. Pay £2/17/2d. Icy all
day, weve had three cold days. Tedi comes from Nant this afternoon hes
Sunday 18 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6 W Jones Ty
Croes, Ellis Jones, W Jones Llyshyfryd, Tom Hughes, Evan Hughes and I. Cold
Monday 19 Shift getting the timber from the yard.
Cold wind from the east.
Tuesday 20 Shift at Benallt. Cold icy winds, its
the coldest spell for 33 years.
Wednesday 21 Eliza and Bob go to the Christmas
Market in Pwllheli. Change in the weather theres a thaw today.
Thursday 22 Shift.
Friday 23 Shift. Cold weather. Sent a Christmas
parcel to Birches Clun.
Sunday 24 Shift. Went to Ty Engan to see Griffith
Owen and went from there to fetch Eliza to Ty Fair.
Sunday 25 Prayer meeting at 2 and 6 E Hughes, E
Williams, W Jones, G Thomas, O Owens and W Jones Llyshyfryd.
Monday 26 Christmas no work.
Tuesday 27 Shift hammering piles. The weather is
Wednesday 28 Shift hammering piles.
Thursday 29 Shift at Benallt Hugh Jones Terfyn and
Friday 30 Shift Icy every day.
Saturday 31 Shift Tedi, John Terfyn and Thomas at
Benallt today, Thomas and Ty Croes have an argument. Rain.
Diary's from Mr E Morris, thank you very much.
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