6 March 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Mild + wet at first: then cold + wetter. S.W. + N.W. Was at Mauldshegh giving Chlor[oform] from 10 til 11.45: then walked to Ettrickhaugh Road + back by Forest Road + later to Ashybank + Hospital (now empty). Was in house from 2 till 5.30 when I was called to Dunreay to see Andrew Brown1. Jack + Nancy2 going to Moffat + Ayr tomorrow + have arranged to go with them? to see Rennie3.

1 Andrew Brown, hosiery manufacturer, resident Dunreay, Selkirk

2 John ‘Jack’ Roberts and Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir

3 The Reverend James Rennie (1826-1924), Church of Scotland minister and Dr Muir’s brother in law; widower of Catherine Stewart Muir

[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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