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

Went to morning service with Tom Alexander1 + to evening with Dora2. After former took a sharp walk to Gala Rigg3. Fine day rathe hazy to S but clearer to N. Tom was feeling his heart a little from a walk he took at Thirladean4.

1 Tom Alexander is not identified

2 Andrina Dorothy ‘Dora’ Muir (1882-1978), nurse and Dr Muir’s youngest daughter

3 Gala Rigg, east of Selkirk, grid reference NT495,273

4 Thirladean, WSW of Selkirk, grid reference NT445,278

[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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