Since 2004, the BCGS has held an annual Most Improved Genealogist Contest. Many of the entries have then been published in the Society’s journal, The British Columbia Genealogist.
BCGS MOST IMPROVED GENEALOGIST WINNERS, 2013!
1ST PLACE – Marianne Cote-Malley
2ND PLACE – Linda Murtsell
3rd PLACE – Cathy Lawrence
4TH PLACE – George G. Anderson
The winners’ submissions were published in the March, 2014 issue of The British Columbia Genealogist.
How to Enter
All BCGS members are eligible to enter. Just submit your report, publication, website information, family tree charts, etc. to the BCGS Education Committee by the November General Meeting night to be eligible for that year’s contest. Contact Eunice Robinson, BCGS Education Chair, for more information.
Mr. Murray’s entry was published in The British Columbia Genealogist’s March issue in 2013.
Elvin’s winning article, “Edgar and Ethel”, was published in the December 2010 issue of the BCGS journal.
Photographs courtesy BCGS member George Caldwell.
BCGS Most Improved Genealogist Winners, 2004 on
|2004||UJIMOTO, Mary Jane||First Place||Mar-05||34||1|
|2005||PARKINSON, Simone||First Place||Dec-05||34||4|
|2005||HONATZIS, Lorraine||Second Place||Dec-05||34||4|
|2005||CHRISTIE, Elizabeth||Third Place||Dec-05||34||4|
|2006||KIDWELL, Janice||First Place||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||HASSALL, Judy||Second Place||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||ELDER, Marian||Third Place||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||KERN, Ann||Fourth Place||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||SNALAM, Susan||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||WHITE, Janet||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||WATTS, Gordon||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||3|
|2006||CALDWELL, George||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||3|
|2006||INGRAM, Frances||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||SCOTT, June||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||1|
|2006||GAUNTLEY, June||Honourable Mention||Mar-07||36||3|
|2007||GLASS, Angus||1st Runner Up||Mar-08||37||1|
|2007||NICHOLS, Mabel||2nd Runner Up||Mar-08||37||1|
|2007||SMITH, Lorna||Honourable Mention||Mar-08||37||2|
|2007||HASSALL, Judy||Honourable Mention||Mar-08||37||2|
|2008||HASSALL, Judy||1st Runner Up||Mar-09||38||1|
|2008||JENSEN, Brenda||2nd Runner Up||Mar-09||38||1|
|2009||MARWOOD, Alice||First Prize||Mar-10||39||1|
|2009||FERRER, Bill||Second Prize||Mar-10||39||1|
|2009||WHITE, Janice||Third Prize|
|2009||BOYD, Evelyn||Fourth Prize|
|2010||MEYERS, Elvin||First Prize||Dec-10||39||4|
|2010||DRAKE, Linda||Second Prize||Dec-10||39||4|
|2010||MAITLAND, Linda||Third Prize||Dec-10||39||4|
|2011||MAGEE, Cathy||First Prize||Mar-2012||41||1|
|2011||CLAYTON, Bill||Second Prize||Mar-2012||41||1|
|2011||LAWRENCE, Cathy||Third Prize||Mar-2012||41||1|
|2011||KING, Sherry||Fourth Prize||Mar-2012||41||1|
|2012||MURRAY, Richard P.||First Prize|
|2013||Marianne Cote-Malley||First Prize||March 2013|
|2013||Linda Murtsell||Second Prize||March 2013|
|2013||Cathy Lawrence||Third Prize||March 2013|
|2013||George G. Anderson||Fourth Prize||March 2013|