We hope this website will be of some use to you if you are researching relatives in and around Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, although the Society’s records are not limited to Doncaster.
Click here to see Map of Parishes covered by Doncaster and District Family History Society (map displays in a new window).
The Doncaster Ancestor Winter 2016 e-Journal edition is now available on the website.Read more
The 2017 Annual General Meeting(AGM) of Doncaster and District Family History Society will take place in the main hall of Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at 7.30pm.Read more
"Major changes are about to affect our access to records of births and deaths in England & Wales.
Until recently, the ways to consult substantial indexes of birth, marriage and death registrations online and free of charge were by visiting the following sites:Read more
Dick Eastman runs a Daily Online Genealogy Newsletter which recently challenged organisers and members of Societies in general to really think about their future and consider ways of halting declining memberships.
“Are they fit for purpose?”, may seem a strange question but that is exactly the question your Committee is considering at an extra and open meeting at the Palgrave Research Centre on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at 1.00pm. If you have any thoughts or ideas as to how we can better serve and increase our membership, then please come along or contact a committee member.Read more