28 November 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

I was very miserable all day with dyspepsia + took very little food. Went down to Faldonside in morning. Miss Dees1 no better + very lethargic. On my return was called to Mrs Millar2 (a Ronaldson), Bridge Street a primip. Went back + forward three times + felt very fagged. David [Graham] kindly took charge of the case for me. It was a cold wet day from N.E.

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 Margaret Helen Campbell Millar née Ronaldson (1899-1972), woollen weaver; she had married James McKay Millar, wool cleaner, on 6 May 1920 at 5 Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh

[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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