Home / About Us / History / Jim Taylor Page Trophy Jim Taylor-Page TrophyThe Jim Taylor-Page Trophy is awarded annually to a BDS branch member nominated by their peers for their outstanding contribution to the branch and wider Society. Photo by: WildMedia WHO WAS JIM TAYLOR-PAGE Jim Taylor- Page, was a founding member of the British Deer Society. A biology teacher who wanted a better deal for deer, which at the time the Society was formed were often regarded by farmers and foresters as vermin and had no protection in English law. Jim Taylor-Page Trophy Recipients 2022 – Sally Barrell – Midlands, Wales & The MarchesFor continuing work and unstinting loyalty as secretary and committee member of the Midlands, Wales and The Marches Branch.2021 – Bob Jarratt – North West BranchFormerly Chairman and President of the NW Branch and active committee member from 1987 to 2005. Appreciated for his sterling work with the Young Stalkers events and served for many years as the Chairman of the South West Lakes DMG.2020 – Bob Holmes – Yorkshire BranchDedicated and continuing support of the BDS at a local and national level, for many years, held the role of Yorkshire Branch Chairman until retirement.2019 – Ian Davidson – Highlands BranchConsiderable commitment, engagement and generosity in support of Highland Branch and of the British Deer Society over the years.2018 – Mike & Joan Bagnowiec – West BranchJoint award to Mike for his years as a committee member, Branch training officer and BDS course manager – and to his wife Joan for her unstinting BDS support over a considerable number of years, many as branch secretary.2017 – Carmen Hocking – South West England BranchTreasurer and secretary for her fundraising and tireless contribution.2016 – Mike Cottam – Highlands BranchRetiring secretary, long and distinguished service to deer, their welfare and management.2015 – Norman Ball – North East EnglandPast branch chairman and secretary, long-standing committee member and unstinting volunteer.2014 – Tom Brown – Northern Ireland BranchPresident, responsible for setting up NI branch and continuing dedication as a Society officer assuming various roles of Branch chairman, secretary and training officer.2013 – Ron Smith – Central Scotland BranchChair, and long term committee member and member, Vice Chair Scottish Council.2012 – Gerald Alden – Yorkshire BranchLong term committee member, outstanding work with education.2011 – William Perrie – Central Scotland BranchLong term committee member and trainer.2010 – Elizabeth Halstead – Midlands BranchArtist and long term member and sponsor of BDS.2009 – Jon Jayes – Highlands BranchPast secretary of BDS Photographic Committee & Highlands Branch Committee member.2008 – Joan Brookes – Midlands BranchVice Chair, Midlands Branch treasurer, committee member and member for 40 + years.2007 – Maitland Rankin – SW Scotland BranchBranch President, past branch chair & committee member, Board member and Vice-Chair Scottish Council.2006 – Roz Crawford – Chilterns BranchBranch secretary and great supporter for many years.2005 – Hugh Guillebaud – Wessex and West BranchPast Board Member, past Vice-Chair EWAC & Branch Chair, Handbook 2005 coordinator/ part author.2004 – joint award – Jimmy Oswald – NE Scotland BranchBranch Secretary and Committee member for numerous years.Derek Petrie – NE Scotland BranchBranch treasurer & Committee member for numerous years.2003 – Pat Leonard – West of Scotland BranchBranch Chair for many years, early training delivery Scotland.2002 – Peter Curtis – Chilterns BranchBranch committee member and public education for many years.2001 – Cliff & Di Bailey-Moore – Midlands BranchBranch Chair and Secretary, long term show/education organisers, Branch Vice Presidents.