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The Society is sad to announce it has recently learnt of the death of Gwen Jennings. Gwen passed away peacefully on Friday 15 September 2017. Our thoughts are with Gwen’s family at this time. Gwen, as a volunteer, held a Read more…


The University of Dundee, Centre for Archive and Information Studies will be attending the Society’s “Family & Local History Fair with Craft Stalls”. Now just a very few weeks away and all stall space has been taken – sorry no Read more…


The Society has recently published two CDs: Askern St Peter Parish Records & More Baptisms 1852 to 1941 Burials 1852 to 1941 Marriages 1853 to 1940 More information The Poor and The Law Over the years Doncaster & District Family Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2017 e-Journal edition is now available on the website. Articles include the following: Doncaster Family & Local History Fair with Craft Stalls Obituary Wynn Bulmer Fireman Reggie Book Review Village Memories Visit to Doncaster Archives Mary Read more…


Update: “Doncaster Council’s cabinet has given the green light to plans for a £14 million combined museum, library and archive building.” The Star, 4 July 2017 Doncaster MBC announced on 27 June 2017 “Major plans for an iconic 21st century Read more…


The Society’s latest CD, Doncaster Churches, contains information on 215 Churches and Memorials relating to Anglican, Non-Conformist and other Churches within the area of the Archdeaconry of Doncaster. Postal Sales CDs – Miscellaneous


The Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2017 e-Journal edition is now available on the website.


The Society’s latest Publications List is now available. The Society’s Project Team continue to produce new publications and updates at a rapid rate. The most recent publication is a CD for Wheatley, Doncaster St Mary’s Church, which contains Baptisms 1885 Read more…


On Tuesday 11 July 2017, 10.30am sharp, the Society is having a proposed visit to the Borthwick Institute for Archives in York. It has been proposed that people make there own way there, as some may want to stay on Read more…


The Society is holding an Open Day at the Palgrave Research Centre, entry is FREE. Our volunteers will be available to answer your questions HAVE A FAMILY DAY OUT AND GET THE CHILDREN INTERESTED IN YOUR FAMILY HISTORY WHILE THEY Read more…