19 February 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Most complete change from almost summer to mid winter! Everything smothered in snow + a continuous (but calm) fall till 3 p.m. There must be 6-8 inches. It was soft however + the streets got very slushy. I saw 7 cases walking + finished by 12. Got all January [accounts] posted. Before dinner walked town to see John Mitchell, Mavisbank, whom I had forgotten. Dubs’ funeral was today. There was to be a service at 10.15 before they started for Glasgow but I didn’t go.

1 Frank Albert or F A Dubs (1860-1920), engineer and locomotive builder, had died 16 February 1920 at Yair and was buried at the Glasgow Necropolis, Wishart Street, Glasgow

[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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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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