CRIMPING... Roslyn Paterson makes a traditional Cornish pasty in the lead up to the 2009 Kernewek Lowender. Local bakeries took some convincing to crimp the tops of pasties using the traditional Cornish method for the first festival in 1973, and Roslyn spent hours demonstrating to ensure it was done correctly. CRIMPING... Roslyn Paterson makes a traditional Cornish pasty in the lead up to the 2009 Kernewek Lowender. Local bakeries took some convincing to crimp the tops of pasties using the traditional Cornish method for the first festival in 1973, and Roslyn spent hours demonstrating to ensure it was done correctly.

Obituary ~ Vale Roslyn Paterson OAM

Remembering a pioneer in cultural tourism

KERNEWEK Lowender In­cor­porated and South Aust­ralian Cornish Association current and past members were part of the large throng at the funeral service of Roslyn Paterson OAM at Wallaroo on February 22.

They gathered in recognition of the role Roslyn played, throughout much of her life, to ensure an understanding of Copper Coast’s Cornish heritage, history and early residents by future generations of locals, Australians and world-wide.

An academic, author and professional historian, she will be remembered as a pioneer of SA’s cultural tourism industry.

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