15 May 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Real Summer day at last! Calm and sunny + altogether delightful. Cycled down to Sunderland Hall + found the boy Scott much better. Went on to Viewfield with D. [David] + Norah + Mrs Welsh. Saw Bartie1 + arranged for him to get T Dicken [?] to test the drains. Saw a few town cases cycling. Made out Income Tax Schedule E which Aikman2 says he never got but which I sent a fortnight since. Sat a while in garden. Was called out to Mrs Walker, Hill Street. Saw her again at 7 + 11 but did not stay. D. [Dr David Graham was at Sundhope + Lilliesleaf. Nurse McGilligan left Rockville.

1 James Bartie (c.1845-?1921), County Road Surveyor & Sanitary Inspector

2 Arthur H Aikman (fl.1920), H.M. Inspector of Taxes, was the Assessor at the Commission of Income Tax, Galashiels

[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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rumblingclint

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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