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

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]

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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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