3 May 1922 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Colder than yesterday: hoar frost: much less sun W. to S.W. : a little drizzle in afternoon. Cycled to Hospital, Beechwood + [word deleted] Castle Street. David1 motored me to the meeting of the Div. at Newtown2. McLagan3 took the chair vacated by Henderson4. There were 13 present including Drever5. I was appointed Representative at Glasgow Meeting + got instructions!

1 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner

2 Patrick Alexander Maclagan (1877-1949), M.B., Ch.B., medical practitioner at Ayton, later at Biggar

3 Probably Patrick Alexander Maclagan (1877-1949), M.B., Ch.B., medical practitioner, in general practice at Ayton, later at Biggar

4 Assume Percy James Henderson (1871-1935), M.B., medical practitioner at Church Street, Galashiels; had chaired the 16 November 1921 meeting, see Dr Muir’s diary entry for that date

5 James Richan Drever (1873-1956), medical practitioner and administrator, M.A., M.B., F.R.C.P.Ed., born Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, M.A., 1893, M.B., C.M. (Glasgow), 1906, Scottish Medical Secretary of the B.M.A., 1919- [“J. R. Drever, M.A., M.B., F.R.C.P.Ed. Late Scottish Medical Secretary, British Medical Association.” The British Medical Journal, vol. 1, no. 3772, BMJ, 1933, pp. 725–26, http://www.jstor.org/stable/25351306.%5D

[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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