Mrs Jillian Lord, QSM, of Christchurch, for services to genealogy
Jillian Lord has been a member of The Family History Society of New Zealand for more than 45 years. She has held all positions on the Executive and is a Patron and Librarian.
She supports people with inquiries around family history and has written articles for the Society’s magazine.
She and her husband provide the Society with two rooms in their home for research and library purposes.
She runs courses on genealogy and has represented the Society at international genealogy conferences.
Mrs Lord is a Friend of the Court Theatre and Chair of the Association of Anglican Women Merivale.