23 June 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Cold N.W. gale + some heavy showers in evening. Very little sunshine. Made 11 town calls cycling + then went to Bridgelands, Yair, Sunderland Hall West Lodge + Cannon Street. D. [Dr David Graham] was at Whitehillbrae, Sundhope + Lewinshope + later at Sunderland Hall Lodge + Yair Stables when there was a message to see the chauffeur’s sister. Sent Jean, Dora + Patrick [three of Muir’s children] “Southern Reporter” with account of the Friday Common Riding.

[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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