25 May 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Another delightful warm day but with a strongish S.W. wind. Most delightful the only drawback being the dust. I cycled to Lilliesleaf + Almshouse. Came back by Beechwood entries + brought back some lovely bunches of crab apple blossom. H. + D.1 were at Elmpark2 for tea. David3 came in late at night. He had a lot of calls up Ettrick today. Gas very poor almost no pressure.

1 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963) and Andrina Dorothy ‘Dora’ Muir (1882-1978), Dr Muir’s third and youngest daughters

2 Mrs Agnes Mackintosh appears to be back at Elm Park after moving away in late February prompted to do so, Dr Muir noted, by all her servants leaving

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

[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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