13 March 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Rain during last night [and] showery all day. Wind S. but slight. River full. Motored in town and Oakwood + Bluecairn. Was in town all afternoon + entered at visits of David1 + my own &c up to date. Went to evening service. Jack, Nancy + Barb2 at supper. Had to go out afterwards to see John Walker3, Glebe Terrace. Dav. [David] was at Fal Lewenshope: then at Faldonside: then at Thirladean P.O. + then at Deuchar Mill.

1 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner

2 John ‘Jack’ Roberts and Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir and their eldest child Andrina Henderson ‘Barbara’ Roberts

3 John Walker (about 1839-1921), retired joiner, married to Mary Inglis, stayed at 20 Glebe Terrace, Selkirk; he was suffering from a cerebral haemorrhage and died on the 16 March

[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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