23 January 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Less wind: some drizzle at times: was not at church. Walked to Backrow, W Port, Mavisbank + Wellwood Stables. Gave chlor[oform] for two cases at Viewfield1 + sat at the accounts for the rest of the day + finished [the letter] R. Mousey2 went to evening service.

1 Viewfield was the Practice’s relatively new premises

2 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s third daughter and sometime housekeeper

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]

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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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