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Forum: Competitions

We have some really great prizes and the competitions are open to every member, but to have a chance of winning, you do have to participate. Don’t just sit on the sidelines, come on and have a go!

  1. Poll Poll: Winter 2013 competition - And the winner is..

    Back by popular request, competition time is here again. Have you all managed to store your family history information so that you know where to find everything or is it scribbled on scraps of paper that are littering the dining table? The prize for this competition is a CD of Family History...

    Started by Jan1954‎, 27-01-2013 3:31 PM
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  2. New Competition

    First competition from Forces War Records, so we'd like to find out what new features you'd like on Brit Gen, all sensible ideas considered with a prize for the first one chosen. Prize is a years membership to Forces War Records and the hire of our private researcher for one name of your...

    Started by Dominic - FWR‎, 12-05-2013 9:59 AM
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  3. Poll Poll: Spring Competition - AND THE WINNER IS....

    Over the years of researching, I have had the opportunity to visit many graveyards and cemeteries. I love reading the inscriptions on the graves – some are poignant, but others show that a sense of humour lurked beneath the sadness. This competition is about the latter. This is your...

    Started by Jan1954‎, 25-03-2012 4:45 PM
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  4. Thumbs up Competition Entries - George Mallory

    Thank you to all who entered the really simple competition. |biggrin| It at first, seemed like a major brick wall, the type we face frequently when looking for our ancestors. However, by using the facts that you have, some walls can be knocked down very easily and that was the whole point of...

    Started by Mutley‎, 11-02-2010 11:41 PM
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  5. Mutley's Competition

    I know the Judge's decision is final but the answer to Q1 may be as contentious as the one to Q2! :) When I saw the answer to Q1 I thought where has that hyphen come from? I knew there had been some family hoohah over surnames because Trafford, George’s brother, used the surname Leigh-Mallory....

    Started by bibliojunkie‎, 21-02-2010 1:15 AM
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  6. Smile A really simple competition

    This is a really simple competition, you do not need to have subscriptions or use pay per view sites, the answer is available from the free sites on the Internet. The most convincing answer to the second question will be the tie breaker that decides the winner. Two fantastic prizes have...

    Started by Mutley‎, 11-02-2010 7:51 PM
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  7. New Year Competition.

    Hi All, Knowing how much you all like to get your teeth into a real problem, how about a competition? Bo Peep has kindly offered a prize to the first person who can give me the correct answer. The prize is 2 CDs from the One Stop Website List, Scottish Ancestors & Irish Ancestors. The...

    Started by jeeb‎, 20-01-2010 8:46 PM
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  8. A really, really simple competition.........

    After some of the fiendish competitions posted here, how about something really simple in which everyone can have a go and it doesn't involve any complicated research? I am slowly edging my way towards 10,000 postings on the forum - you lot have been very kind in putting up with my ramblings...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 02-05-2009 11:44 AM
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  9. Spring Competition

    Here is another competition folks, and once again there is a great prize. All you have to do is read the Acceptable Use Policy which appears on a banner above all the main forums, and then read through the "Sticky" threads which appear at the top of various forums, marked with a drawing pin...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 09-03-2009 12:26 PM
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  10. Cathedrals of the British Isles!!

    Another competition to get you visiting places around the British Isles! I was given this by an elderly aunt who wanted me to find the answers for her so that she could impress her local Mothers' Union; she decided against entering in the end because she couldn't bring herself to cheat! I enjoyed...

    Started by Barbara Wilkinson‎, 11-08-2008 3:59 PM
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  11. Stroll around the UK! - and the winner is....

    Cue drum roll........ PIPSQUEAK! Well done, Pipsqueak |hug| I hope that you enjoy your prize. We will make arrangements via PM. ;) If anyone would like to check the answers, please see post #68 here.

    Started by Jan1954‎, 25-07-2008 9:08 PM
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  12. Stroll around the UK!

    Do you ever wonder about the history of those places where your ancestors lived? How much do you know about the towns, cities and other locations? Now is your chance to find out a bit more - and win a fantastic prize whilst you do it! Cassini Historical Maps of London have generously...

    Started by MarkJ‎, 09-07-2008 10:13 PM
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  13. Google Book Search Treasure Hunt

    This is a competition for everyone, Bo Peep and Moderators included. The purpose is to make people aware of just what is available on Google Book Search http://books.google.com/ and give people tips on how to narrow down the searches. Google Book Search will come up with hits that will not...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 14-05-2008 3:02 PM
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  14. Quiz for the Newbies!!!

    This is a quiz especially for the Newbies out there. Not necessarily new to Brit-Gen, but those of you who are just starting out on your journey into the past. The prize is the book "Introducing Family History", donated by the Family History Partnership. Scroll down to about halfway for...

    Started by Jan1954‎, 05-04-2008 1:21 PM
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  15. New Year Competitions for Newbies (and not so newbies)

    This is a competition which is open to all, though it is aimed chiefly at those who are fairly new to British-Genealogy and therefore may not know their way around the forum or how to locate the wealth of information stored on the site. All entries should be sent to me via PM (private message) –...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 01-01-2008 3:46 PM
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  16. Current competition - dash of Aussie in it

    I am reposting this competition as I keep finding bits that could have some improvement and entries have been slow so it might help it to make more sense :D I have rephrased Q6. I have added more qualifying information to Q11, as it would be misleading without it. Use your google...

    Started by ChristineR‎, 27-01-2008 2:43 AM
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  17. Another (easy peasy) Competition

    This is specifically for anyone with an interest in Norfolk - or collectors of Census CDs. The prize is the Complete 1901 Norfolk Census on CD. To give you something to do over Christmas, this competition is open up to and including 31st December 2007. You can reply by PM (if you don't want to...

    Started by Geoffers‎, 18-12-2007 3:15 PM
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  18. Poll Poll: Vote for the B-G Slogan

    Vote for the number that corresponds to your favourite. 1. Your Ancestors need YOU – MarkJ 2. "Friendly help to trace your family history" – Hughar 3. "B-G Forums - first stop on the road to your ancestors." – Pam Downes 4. BG-Forums- "The Future of your Past". – Peter Nicholl

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 22-11-2007 7:06 PM
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