13 April 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Hoar frost. A bright clear day but cold + a heavy shower of hail at 2. Walked down to Mauldsheugh at 9.30 + was there awhile. Then made calls in Newark [?], [?] Road, Dunsdale [?], Curror Street +c. Was in house all afternoon. Went to combined service in Parish Church. Mr Cathels1, Hawick, and Mr Talbot, Monteviot [?] spoke. Supped at Wellwood.

1 Dr David Cathels (1853-1925), Church of Scotland minister and Moderator of the Church of Scotland, 1924-; ministry at Kirkton and later Hawick

[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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