Thursday, November 5 1761

…I dined at Mr Porter’s on a sirloin of beef roasted, a buttock and a piece of brisket boiled, raisin suet pudding and turnips, in company with a great many more of the parishioners, it being the tithe feast day… I paid Mr Porter 8/- in full for 1 year’s tithe due on Michaelmas last. Came home very sober about 5:10. Very little to do all day — a most dismal, dull time for trade…

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