A touch of frost in the morning + again at night but a slow calm thaw all day. Slush awful. N.E. wind + some snow showers. Ground still thickly covered. Walked to Heatherliebank, Dunsdale, Ashybank Lane [?], Mavisbank + then to High Street, Backrow + back to Heatherliebank. Old Mrs Clapperton very collapsed. Spent afternoon mending braces. Dav. [David Graham, co-partner] did Heatherliebank at night.
1 Assume Eliza Clapperton née Yellowlees, see , the widow of George Clapperton, grocer, she died 24 February 1920, at Heatherliebank, Selkirk, aged 93, death certified by John S Muir M.B. &c
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]