Diary 01: Diary of John and Georgiana Molloy: 28 January 1835 - 8 April 1837

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March Friday 27 1835 73/6 NW. Heavy showers of Rain during the day at 6 oClock held an Inquest on the body of Mary Smith wife of Andrew Smith Saturday 28th 73/6 65/6 new moon South. Read the funeral service over the Corpse of Mary Smith who was interred near the water course between Mr H Kellams Jean & that of A Dewars. Cummings came down from Turnwood he reports the oxen to have worked as follows during the past week. 23 & 24,1 pair oxen 25, 26, 27 four oxen. gave a bottle of Spirits to the Soldiers. oxen Sunday 29. 60/6 S.E. Read Divine Service Christened a Child belonging to the unfortunate woman who was yesterday interred Monday 30 60/6 73/5 S.W. Nothing extraordinary did some Bottling Tuesday 31 59/6 69/0 S.E. Trimmed the Strawberry bed near the Vines. Dawson employed [...] the joists for bare flooring [last sentence crossed out]. Wednesday 1st April 66/6 73/6 Dawson Empd. NW. & South E. Dawson Empd bringing the joists for the Barn floor until 3 oClock, signed Mr [...] monthly wh was pd over to me to the extent of three pounds. Thursday 2nd 65/6 68/5 NW. Some slight showers, Cloudy Wr with strong breezes Mr Hurford promises to commence the Barn floor on Saturday [Page 9]