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

Sharp frost + a sprinkling of snow lying but it was fresh in afternoon. Messages to Beechwood, Bowhill + Newark School which Dav. [Dr David Graham] did + also Lewenshope and Mt Benger. I walked to Rockville + Glenlora + cycled to Curror Street, Hospital, Fairnilea Cottages, Yair + [?] Mill. Baptie delivered part of the accounts. Letter from Dora [Muir]. She thinks the ship (Western Australia) is being demobilised1.

1 See diary entry for 24 January 1919

[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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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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