Cold, dull, windy but dry day. At the house gave Tom Scott1, Mavisbank, gas + Dav2. excised his right tonsil. Saw 4 walking + then motored to Oakhurst3, Dunsdale, Lewenshope Cottages, Oakwood4 + Oakwoodmill getting back at 2.40. Was not out again. Got letter from Pat.5 of date Jan.
Helen6 was at Wellwood7 at a meeting about the girl guides.
1 Not identified, there were a number of Scott households at Mavisbank at this time
2 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner
3 John S Nichol, mill manager, was Tenant Occupier of Oakhurst, Viewfield Park, Selkirk, [1921 Valuation Roll, VR007900012-/170, Selkirk Burgh, page 170 of 644]
4 Dr Muir was making repeated visits to Simon Linton at Oakwood around this time
5 Patrick Rodger Stewart ‘Pat’ Muir (1879-1961), Dr Muir’s only son, living in New Zealand since 1902
6 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s third daughter and sometime housekeeper
7 Wellwood, Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk was the home of Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948), Dr Muir’s second daughter, and her family
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]