T.G.F. Paterson Fews Dialect Collection

Typescript volume (copy) containing notes and dialect items etc. compiled by T.G.F. Paterson (1888-1971) in the Fews area of South Armagh. Mr Paterson was the first curator of Armagh County Museum and was well known as an amateur historian and genealogist collecting traditional tales, dialect phrases and proverbs, and family pedigrees throughout his life. This volume is taken from a series of typescript notes and lectures etc compiled by Paterson commenting on all aspects of life in County Armagh. Originals are available in Armagh County Museum as Armachiana (or Armagh Miscellanea).


Deals with a little-documented dialect spoken in a small area of South Armagh.

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1 volume - 58pp (double spaced typescript)

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Added by Ulster Folk and Transport Museum | Last updated on: 09 February 2018