16 July 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

There was a heavy shower during last night + today was dull + sunless with an easterly wind. There was a nice rain again in the evening. I gave Chlor[oform] to Mrs Rennie1 daughter of Scott, Elmpark Lodge2 while D.3 curetted. Then I saw 3 cases + tackled the accounts which I finished late at night.

1 Joan Jean McEwan Scott (1888-), milliner, had married David Reid Rennie junior of Partick at Elm Park Cottage, Selkirk, on 14 January 1920; she was the daughter of William Scott and Agnes Findlay

2 William Scott, tweed finisher, tenant of a house at Elm Park, Scott’s Place, Selkirk [1921 Valuation Roll, VR007900012-/123, Selkirk Burgh, page 123 of 644]

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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