1 December 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Very cold East wind almost like snow but it kept fair. Cycled in town + out to Greenhill. Miss Milne1 better. Found her up + discovered she was a keen cyclist. Left my bike at the top of the hill + walked across through the plantation. Was in the house after 3 + got some writing done. Bessie Patrick2 came at 7.30.

1 Dr Muir appears to have the name wrong again: he had been attending Elizabeth Mill (1872-1954) who lived with her brother John Spottiswoode Mill at Greenhill, Ashkirk, see 26 November 1921 diary entry for full details

2 Elizabeth Maud ‘Bessie’ Patrick (1881-1945), daughter of Christina Robertson ‘Tina’ Patrick née Rodger and David Patrick, solicitor, of Hamilton

[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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