Tribute was paid to one of Musselburgh’s most famous sons during a short ceremony on Sunday.
Members of the Old Musselburgh Club were joined by descendents of physician and writer David Macbeth Moir as they laid a wreath at his memorial stone at the Mall.
Born in Musselburgh on January 5, 1798, he studied medicine at Edinburgh University, before setting up a partnership in his home town, where he practised until his death in July, 1851.
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