Monday 17 December 2012

FFHS competition - last call for entries

From the Federation of Family History Societies (

Have you a Sportsman or Sportswoman in your family tree?

Last night Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins was voted the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Why not tell us about your special sportsman or woman, their story might win you a prize!

While you are tucking into the mince pies, if you have a some time to spare and you need a break from all the festivities there will still be time to get your entry in to us for our 2012 competition.

Write an account of the special sportsman or sportswoman in your family tree.

1st Prize - 1 year subscription to + £150 + publication in 'Your Family History' magazine.
2nd Prize - 1 year subscription to
3rd Prize - 1 year subscription to
4th Prize - 1 year subscription to

Full details of the competition are on our website
But please hurry -Only 14 days left to submit your entry!

Happy Christmas!

(With thanks to Philippa McCray)


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