A full service company in business since 1989 specializing in the sale of antiques, period furnishings, decorative arts, special collections and residential contents

5711 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227 






University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, B. S. Education, 1968

University of North Carolina, Graduate Fellow, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, 1978.

University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University-additional graduate work.


Loughridge Appraisals Ltd., Inc., Appraiser of antiques, decorative arts, residential contents since 1986.

Circa Estate Sales, President, 1998-- present

White House of the Confederacy, Museum of the Confederacy-Curator, 1982-1987.

The Stonewall Jackson House-Lexington, Virginia, Curator/Associate Director, 1977-1980.

Maymont-Guest Curator - “THE DEEPEST SHADE OF BLACK:  Mourning in Victorian Richmond”, 1988.

Science Museum of Virginia-Museum Consultant, 1987.


Preservation Virginia- Board of Directors-2013

Historic Lexington Foundation-Board of Directors 2006-2011

The Woman’s Club Foundation-Board of Directors, Chairman, Bolling Haxall House  - 2012

The Woman’s Club, Board of Directors-Secretary 2006-2009

Historic RichmondFoundation Council –President 2007-2008

Hanover Tavern Foundation, President, Board of  Trustees 2002-2004

Historic Charleston Foundation, Aiken Rhett Advisory Board

Greater Richmond Chapter American Red Cross, Board Chairman 1996-1998.

Sacred Heart Center, Board of Trustees, President-2008

Junior League of Richmond, President 1989-1990

Fork Episcopal Church Restoration Committee

Hanover County Historical Commission, Appt. 1989-1992.

Hanover County Historical Society, President 1982-1985.

Museum of the Confederacy, Exhibition Director, “Women in Mourning”, 1984.

Scotchtown (home of Patrick Henry), Chairman, The Scotchtown Committee


Campbell, E.D.C. ,and Loughridge, Patricia, Women in Mourning,    Museum of the Confederacy, 1984 (catalog).

Hanover County Historical Society, Old Homes of Hanover County,   Walsworth Publishing Company, 1983.

Loughridge, Patricia, Victorian Mourning:  A Romantic View of Death, Richmond, Virginia, Maymont Foundation,

Autumn/Winter,   Number 45, 1988.


International Society of Appraisers - Full Member

Antiquarian Society

International Society of Appraisers - Old Dom. Chapter Treasurer

Leadership Metro Richmond, 1989-1990

Clara Barton Outstanding Leadership Award, American Red Cross, 1999

Barbara Ransome Andrews award for Outstanding Leadership-Junior League of Richmond, 2009

MEMBER - St. James Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia