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

A Blink of sun at 7 + then a day of rain. I saw a few town cases walking, seeing after Mrs Baptie (Molly Douglas1), Ochre Hall2, who is long past her time. Neither Dav. [Dr David Graham] nor I had any County work. There was some sleet in the afternoon + the hills were white before dark.

1 Mary J ‘Molly’ Baptie née Inglis married James Armstrong Baptie on 20 July 1911 at Edinburgh, at which time he was recorded as of Cape Town and she of Forest Road, Selkirk

2 Ochre Hall, Hillside Terrace, 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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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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