Keen frost + hard dry roads. Was called out at 2.45 a.m. for [Marg Rob deleted] Robina Roberts1, Sloethornbank. Did not stay + came back to bed. Saw her on + off during the day + cycled to Faldonside + got her over at 3.40. Frost continued very severe at night + I put on the radiators in Hall + diningroom + stove in bedrooms. Bella2 in bed with slight pericarditis.
1 Robina Foster Roberts (1890-1969), daughter of Margaret ‘Maggie’ Roberts (whose name appears to be the one deleted), had a son named Charles Turnbull Roberts born 17 December 1920 at Sloethornbank and registered 4 January 1921, she married Andrew Hislop in 1932
2 Isabella ‘Bella’ Paulin (1873-?1952), Dr Muir’s housekeeper
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]