2 October 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Delightfully warm day: glass gradually falling: some rain at night. Anniversary Services: [illegible word] Martin1 officiated, a very fine preacher but I (+ others) lost a lot of what he said from the way he frequently dropped his voice. We supped at Elmpark2 + met him + Mr + Mrs Ross3. I was at both services.

1 Assume Thomas Martin (1856-1942), D.D., Peebles was the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1920; Dr Muir’s title for him is not identified

2 Elm Park, Selkirk, home of Agnes Mackintosh née Watson, formerly Harper (1859-1946)

3 Assume The Reverend Andrew Ross (1871-1942), Church of Scotland minister, and his wife Elizabeth Elder Ross née Sinclair

[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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