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

Slight frost. Snow still lying on grass &c wind E. dry. I only saw half a doz. town cases. D. Dr David Graham] was first at Beechwood, Rinkhope + Ettrick Shaws + then at Synton Mill + N. Synton. He, Jack1 + I inspected Miss Beattie’s home Woodcroft which D. thinks might do for a nursing home. Dora [Muir] arrived at 7.30 looking very well + full of her maritime experiences.

1 John Roberts junior ‘Jack’ (1876-1966); mill owner and Provost of Selkirk

[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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