9 April 1922 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Another frosty night + a calm sunny day with the weathercock for a change at S.E! Walked down to Bridgelands1 after breakfast + Hospital + went to morning service where Mr Ross2 preached with reference to Palm Sunday. Got some writing done in afternoon. H.3 + I supped at Wellwood4.

1 Bridgelands, Selkirk, where the Rodgers were proprietors but where Dr Muir had been attending a man called Hardie

2 The Reverend Andrew Ross (1871-1942), Church of Scotland minister

3 Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963), Dr Muir’s third daughter and sometime housekeeper

4 Wellwood, Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk, home of John ‘Jack’ Roberts junior (1876-1966), Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948) and their children Andrina Barbara Henderson ‘Barbara’ Roberts, later Thwigg (1902-1996), John Stewart ‘Jock’ Roberts (1904-1950), Louisa Jane Roberts, later Rutherford (1906-1982), Stewart Muir ‘Little Stewart’ Roberts (1908-2003) and George Edward ‘Tim’ Roberts (1911-2005)

[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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rumblingclint

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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