BIFHSGO 30th Anniversary Writing Competition

Just announced. No need to rush.

The deadline for the latest of what has become a BIFHSGO quinquennial tradition isn’t until 30 May 2024.

The Writing Competition is one-way BIFHSGO pursues “Encouraging research, publishing and sharing of British Isles/Canadian family and social history” — one of the objects of the society when founded (Article III, Letters Patent, Canada 16 Nov 1994).

You could win up to $300 first prize, $200 second prize, and guess what for third prize! That could be the motivation you need to complete the article you’ve been working on for “time immemorial.”

You have to be a member as of the submission deadline, so if you have what you think might be a winning entry but are not a member, join for 2024.

Find out the details at


One Reply to “BIFHSGO 30th Anniversary Writing Competition”

  1. Hmm…this is very tempting. While I can’t attend meetings in person, I’ve been thinking of joining BIFHSGO and this might be a good reason to do so, just to give me a writing goal beyond my weekly blog posts…

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