Father flung stone through writer's window. 9 Jan. Father went gathering rags and bones. 1 Feb. Large Barque aground on Shambles. 11 Feb. Reference to Quarry Club. Diary followed by various memoranda, 1874. 14 Dec 1874. Caught 290 mullet with small mesh net. 24 Jan 1875. French ship ran ashore. 18 June. Broke his leg. 29 August. Rescue of a yacht. Nov 1875-Jan 1876. Catches of fish. 5 Dec 1876. Shipwreck. June. Management of bees. 20 Feb 1880-13 April 1881. List of ships passing. 18-19 Jan 1881. Great fall of snow. 2 May 1881. Copy of letter from J.R. Murry, recommending someone (probably the diarist) as signalman for the lighthouse. Jan-Feb 1883. Working on steam cranes. 1883 Bee keeping. 8 August 1883. Schooner Sapphire wrecked. 2 Sept. Barque ashore. Interspersed with memoranda are sermons, stories, poems, mathematical calculations, a few family marriages etc. At back: code of signals.