T. G. F. Patterson


1888-; b. Canada; returned with family to Co. Armagh at an early age; appt. hon. Curator of Society Museum under auspices of Armagh City Council, 1931; and full-time curator in 1935; worked on local history, folk-lore and espec. genealogy up to retirement in 1963.

Folk Tales from Creggan Parrish’, in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 1 (1938), p.3; Country Cracks; Old Tales from The County of Armagh (W. Tempest 1939), and Do. [rep.] (Dundalk: W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press 1945); ‘Harvest Customs’, UJA, 7 (!944), pp.114-15; arvest Home: The Last Sheaf: A Selection from the Writings of T. G. F. Paterson relating to Armagh County Museum (T. G. F. Paterson Memorial Fund Committee 1975). See also The Burning of Goose Lodge [offprint pamphl.], from County Louth Archaeological Journal (1900) [date sic. in Kenny"s Bookshop in Abebooks online.

D. R. M. Weatherup, ‘The Published Writings of T. G. F. Paterson ESQ., O.B.E., M.A., M.R.I.A.: Curator of the County Museum, Armagh 1935-1963’, in Seanchas Ardmhacha: Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society, 6:2 (1972), pp.297-308.

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