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

Dull drizzling forenoon but faired later. Saw a doz town cases walking + Gibson + Lumgair1. Ellie Adams2, Ettrick Lodge looks like going melancholy mad. Began to make out returns of income + expenditure, +c +c for Scottish Board of Health.

1 Gibson & Lumgair Ltd., woollen manufacturers, of St Mary’s Mill, Selkirk

2 Ellie Adams was presumably living with her mother, Janet Adams, who was tenant at Ettrick Lodge, Ettrick Terrace, 1921 Valuation Roll; Ellie Adams (about 1881-) was described as a student teacher of Commercial Bank House, Selkirk on the 1911 Census

[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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