My great great great uncle John Bayliff Bowman lived at Summer Hill, near Monyash in the County of Derby.
The Bowman family, who were Quakers, had three farms, One Ash Grange [which John Bayliff Bowman often referred to as O.A.], Cales and Summer Hill [which he usually referred to as S.Hill or S.H.]
3rd Mo[nth] 1st day 1st Very snowy wet day W.N.W.
2 - 2 B[akewe]ll market Fine morn[in]g wet aft[ernoo]n bo[ugh]t 4 y[ea]r old calf Jos[eph] Smith in calf for April £12 10/- one in market heifer £12 2/6 2 of G.Allsop B[akewe]ll 1 in calf Ladyday £16 1 for 12 May £9 - 6 y[ea]r[s] old
3 - 3 stormy morn[in]g fine aft[ernoo]n self to Longnor Market sold 12 gr [?] old Bl[ac]k oats 27/- for 22 stone ddr [?]
4 - 4 Fine day
5 - 5 Ditto 4 ton cake from P[arsley] Hay to Cales 2 ton L-Amer £10 15/- 2 ton Cott £7 - Wm & I join
6 - 6 Fine to Longnor 7 gr [?] old bl[ac]k oats self to Nott[ingha]m
7 - 7 Fine morn[in]g wet even[in]g plough[in]g turnip gr[oun]d with paring plough
1 - 8 Stormy day
2 - 2 Fine at Nott[ingha]m Self to Norm[anto]n with co[u]s[in] H[enr]y looked sound his & Woodruffs stock & on to Derby to meet S[arah] A[nn] & lad ret[urnin]g home - found all well
4 - 4 to 4 -18 changeable weather wind snow storms & frost & rain plough[e]d part of turnip gr[oun]d with paring plough - [next word indecipherable] some walls - calves doing well 17 Cales 11 S.H.
John Bayliff Bowman lost me once or twice in this section of journal ... sorry.