29 April 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Same cold biting wind + one or two slight showers. David [two words deleted] cycled (actually cycled) to Broadmeadows + Black Andro this forenoon + was then called to a confinement at Shorthope from which he did not get back till 8 or 9 O’clock. I was twice at Rockville + Bannerfield + cycled round town. Pringle-Pattison1 called about Jas. Laidlaw. Message to see Willie Park’s boy [at] Wayside2.

1 Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison, formerly Seth (1856-1931), FBA, DCL, Scottish philosopher, who had inherited the Haining, Selkirk, in 1898

2 William Park, licensed grocer was at Wayside, Ettrickhaugh Road, Selkirk [1920 Valuation Roll]

[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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