Some sunshine+ a little rain : delightfully mild + fairly clear. Saw Walt. Dryden, Buccleuch Road1 – found him very far through. Walked to Kersknowe to see Mrs Bathgate.2 Views all round very fine. Went via Galarigg + Whitmuir + returned via Whitmuirhall + Galarigg. Raining at night.
1 Walter Elliot Dryden, woollen mill foreman, widower of Anne McRobie, died aet 73 at 73 Buccleuch Road, Selkirk [1922, 778/ 90, Selkirk].
2 Eleanor ‘Ellen’ Bathgate née Davidson (about 1872-), born Carham, wife of Henry Bathgate, orraman [odd job man on farm], who was tenant at Kersknowe Holding, Bowden, Roxburghshire [1921 Census].
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/25, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1922]