Drizzling most of the day : dull calm foggy. Made 19 calls in the town walking. Dorothy Barrie’s1 temperature normal at night + 100o at night. Pulse 74. This was Dora’s 41st birthday.2 Kennedy3 called + had a glass of port + we drank Dora’s health. Mrs Crichton was buried today but I couldn’t go so sent Crichton a card.
1 This appears to be Christina Dorothy Barrie (1904-1994) who lived at Sundhope, Yarrow.
2 Andrina Dorothy ‘Dora’ Muir (1882-1978), nurse and Dr Muir’s youngest daughter.
3 William Nicol Watson Kennedy (1888-1961), O.B.E., M.D., D.P.E., medical officer of health and school medical officer for Selkirkshire circa 1921 but by June 1921 recorded in a similar role in Croydon, Surrey (1921 Census taken 19 June 1921).
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/26, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1923]