Familia Best Articles

The GSSA’s Northern Transvaal branch annually sponsors the award for ‘Best FAMILIA article’ published during the preceding year. Some of the criteria the adjudicators take into consideration for eligible articles include:
• Does the article provide a significant contribution to genealogical knowledge, i.e. does it contain new information?
• Is the article professionally compiled with good sources, references, etc.?
• Is the article an easy read, is the presentation interesting and engaging, and does it maintain a good balance between readability and academic correctness?
 Year  Author  Title  Original  Issue   Article
 2020
 Dr Rentia Landman 
 Ancestor from Africa to Africa
 Translated 
 57/1
 2019 
 Dr Wilhelm Bernhardt
 An economic framework for genealogical research?
 Translated
 56/3
 2018
 Charlie Els 
 The outcasts
 Translated
 55/2
 2017
 Sam Basch
 Of mine and mines — A brief look at descendants of Alexander Basch  in SA
 English
 54/1