Paterson, George (poet) (M)

Surname: Paterson
Forename(s): George
b. 1843. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet. Pseudonyms: G. P. D. and G. P., D. (presumably indicating his Dundee home). Born in Meigle, and moved to Dundee where he initially worked briefly as a teacher and then as a clerk. Friends with George Gilfillan and Thomas Aird. Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for his poem Ode to the Swallow, published on 11 August 1883, gives his address as 14 Wellington St, Dundee (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: Alan Reid, The Bards of Angus and the Mearns, J. and R. Parlane, John Menzies and Co., Houlston and Sons, 1897, pp. 362-3. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
By a Poet’s Grave 1880-05-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7304
Ode to the Swallow 1883-08-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7563