Dense fog all day + some heavy rain between 2 + 3 + after. Saw 7 town cases + Heather Mill + motored to Riddell to find that Mark1 was out shooting! Road more fearful than ever. Paid some acc to the Burgh Taxes + sent Income Tax by post. Still have Para… account to pay. Bella2 getting up a little but very weak. Helen3 had supper at Viewfield. Dora4 was at Deuchar Mill + Whitehope.
1 Mark Sprot (1881-1946), landowner and army officer was at Middles, Lilliesleaf, 1920 Valuation Roll
2 Isabella ‘Bella’ Paulin (1873-?1952), Dr Muir’s housekeeper
3 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s third daughter and sometime housekeeper
4 Andrina Dorothy ‘Dora’ Muir (1882-1978), nurse and Dr Muir’s youngest daughter
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]