28 January 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

A better day, slight frost + some snow lying on hills. Was able to cycle. Was called out at 1 a.m. from the smoke room to attend Mrs John Bateman who had a son1. Got back to bed at 4 + was late rising. Cycled to Bridge Street + Yair + afterwards to Dandswall etc, altogether 10.3 [miles] + found it enough. David was at Sunderland Hall + Bridgeheugh. Drew £200 from the Firm [i.e. the Co-partnery].

1 John Stewart Bateman, born 28 January 1920 at 49 Curror Street, Selkirk, son of John Kirk Bateman, woollen millworker, and Margaret Bridget Bateman née Crozier; his parents had married, 26 September 1913 at Selkirk

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]

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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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