16 January 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Rather sharper but quite fresh. Dav [Dr David Graham] had a long round to Synton Mill, Ashkirk Manse, Rinkhope, Ettrick Shaws, Altrieve, Mount Benger, Mount Benger Hope and Deuchar Mill which took him from 10 till after 4 + then he went to Shawmount. I saw some town cases + cycled to Yair. It threatened rain + I rode in my cape but it kept quite fair. Jean came at 7.30 looking very well1.

1 Jane Henderson Logan ‘Jean’ Muir (1877-1941), Dr Muir’s eldest daughter

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]

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rumblingclint

Archivist, interests include Dr John Stewart Muir 1845-1938) of Selkirk, general practitioner, and Seton Paul Gordon (1886–1977), naturalist, author and photographer

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