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.]
3 - 1st 9 Mo[nth] Fine day lead[in]g manure at Cales sold Large Mountney 11 fat sheep off rape £2 each
4 - 2 Fine & hot self to B[akewe]ll early to join Father Lucy Ann & Co[u]s[in] Eliza to Chest[er]f[iel]d M[onthly] M[eeting] & home even[in]g
5 - 3 Ditto weather John Kirkam [sic] to look at lambs but not sold - sold 4 fat pigs Jim Harrison - F[ather] & M[other] came to tea & stayed till 7 day even[in]g
6 - 4 Fine & hot F[ather] & I went round the farm in morn[in]g
7 - 5 Ditto Dipped 93 lambs on the rape so pested [sic] with fly dip[pe]d as a protection - the turnips & rape are up but advance slowly frosty nights & hot days - want rain along with the hot weather -
to 3 - 15 Mostly cold N.E. winds filling pudding pie in Willow field & lighted Self to Nott[ingha]m Q[uarterly] M[eeting] and back
The photograph shows Lucy Ann Bowman. She was born on the 19th December 1849 at One Ash Grange. She would have been 18 years of age when she travelled to Chesterfield Monthly Meeting with her grandfather , her Uncle ... and Eliza.