Markedly colder + a stiffish S.W. wind but no fall but it looked like snow. There was a touch of hoar frost in the morning but fresh after. David1 went to Ed.[inburgh] to see an operation on Mrs Wright2. I saw a few cases walking + motored to Beechwood (out), Hangingshaw (laundry maid), Shielshaugh (Mrs Brockie3), Lindean + in afternoon to Kirklea (Miss Edwards the governess). My Dyspepsia rather better. Helen + Nancy4 were over at Levenlea with Agnes Durnford + her baby5.
1 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner
2 Perhaps Isabella Wright née Johnstone (c.1874-1923), wife of Andrew Johnstone, tailor’s cutter
3 Annie Brockie was Inhabitant Occupier of a house at Shielshaugh, Selkirk, 1920 Valuation Roll
4 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963) and Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948), two of Dr Muir’s daughters
5 Agnes Watson Durnford née Harper (1888-1976) and her son Stanley John Harper Durnford (1920-1995)
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]