11 September 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Strong S.W. gale but without rain: glass rising: pretty cold. Gathered a lot of apples. Saw a few town cases + cycled to Sunderland Hall Lodge1 + garden. Went to evening service. Feeling rather seedy + dyspeptic. I am not getting nearly as much cycling as David2 monopolises the County work. + I the sedentary life is telling on me.

1 Sunderland Hall had more than one lodge so Dr Muir’s destination is unclear

2 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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rumblingclint

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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