WIN! complimentary registration to the British Institute in Salt Lake City, September 2015



The purpose of the ISBGFH Writing Contest is to encourage individuals to write about Great Britain and Ireland research problems.

The winning article will be published as the lead article in the fourth quarter issue of British Connections. The winner’s name will be announced on their website.

Each person may submit only one entry. It must be an original article, previously unpublished. Entrants do not have to be members of ISBGFH.

Each submitter is asked to include a brief bio stating:

Name, postal address, and email address (published with number of years of genealogical research experience, including British Isles author’s permission)

Entries should be 2,500–3,000 words and include any appropriate descriptive pictures/charts. Submissions may be done electronically to, or mailed to ISBGFH, PO Box 3345, Centennial, CO 80161-3345.

Deadline for submissions is 1 August.
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The article must focus on how a Great Britain or Ireland research problem was resolved. Specific records and depositories will be of help to others and should be noted in the article. Sources should be cited according to the guidelines outlined in Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 2nd Edition, by Elizabeth Shown Mills.

A panel of judges will determine the winner. That person will receive a complimentary registration to a week’s course at the British Institute.

If you’d like a chance to learn with the experts, click here to find out how you can win complimentary registration to the British Institute in Salt Lake City, September 2015.




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