Byers, John, Sir (fl. ca. 1880-1910)

Biography/History

The collection was compiled by Sir John Byers during his lifetime arising from his personal interest in Northern Ireland speech, proverbs and folklore. It was deposited on permanent loan at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum in 1965 by Byers's son, John Stafford Reid Byers to ensure its permanent preservation.

Role
Private Collector