Rained nearly all day, not heavily: dull: calm [wind S.E. to E. When it faired about 4.30 I cycled to Faldonside but got rain coming back. Miss D’s1 Temp. normal but had a bad night. Saw a few town cases in forenoon + then sat at ledger. Dyspepsia persistent + appetite poor. Helen [Muir] had Norah2 at tea. Letter from Margaret Gillan3 to say their trip North was off.
1 Phyllis Mary ‘Fiff’ Dees (1899-1920), daughter of Robert Irwin Dees (1872-1923) and Edith Mary Boileau Dees née Henderson, the new (1920) tenants at Faldonside
2 Norah Campion Graham née West (1887-1971), wife of Dr David Charteris Graham (1889-1963), medical practitioner
3 Assume Margaret Douglas Gillan née Ord Mackenzie (1891-1973), daughter of Montague Allan Ord Mackenzie and Frances Gordon ‘Fanny’ Ord Mackenzie née Rennie (and thus Dr Muir’s great-niece); she married, 1917, (James) Angus Gillan (1885–1981), Olympic gold medal rower and colonial administrator; see also diary entry for 29 September 1920
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]