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
 Dr Rentia Landman 
 Ancestor from Africa to Africa
 Dr Wilhelm Bernhardt
 An economic framework for genealogical research?
 Charlie Els 
 The outcasts  
 Sam Basch
 Of mine and mines — A brief look at descendants of Alexander Basch  in SA