14 March 1922 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Sharp hoar frost this morning + a day of continuous brilliant sunshine with a nippy E. wind slight. Cycled to Hill Street +c, Briarbank, Forest Terrace, Forest Mill, Magdalen Cottage, Halliday’s Park + then to Elmpark, Mavisbank, … [and] Philiphaugh Stables. Started making out my half yearly Hospital report. Maggie Warwick1 is seriously ill at Viewfield with pneumonia.

1 Margaret ‘Maggie’ Warwick née Jackson (1875-1944), daughter of William Jackson, shepherd, and Margaret Jackson née Jackson; born 1875, Castleton, Roxburghshire, she married Andrew Warwick, gamekeeper, and lived at Shielshaugh

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/25, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1922]

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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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