Gale quite subsided: a good deal of sun. Glass [barometer] rising: roads of course very muddy. Cycled in own + round by Forest Mill to Faldonside. Phyllis1 had a sleep of 5 hours 50 minutes + was very easy + comfortable. Called at Sunderland Hall Lodge, Hospital + Mavisbank. Made out some of last quarter’s account that had been left over. Helen2 + Ailie3 went for tea at Elmpark. Bella4 I bed. Went down to Faldonside after dinner + also to Young, Lindean5.
David at a meeting in Edinburgh.
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; she had been involved in a car accident near Berrybush while travelling between the Gordon Arms and Tushielaw
2 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s third daughter and sometime housekeeper
3 Ailie Brack Boyd Wilson or Boyd-Wilson, later Ailie Brack Boyd Wilson Milne (1890-1955)
4 Isabella ‘Bella’ Paulin (1873-?1952), Dr Muir’s housekeeper
5 James Young was tenant occupier at Lindean, Galashiels, 1920 Valuation Roll
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]