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Lincolnshire FHS is the latest society to provide an electonic version, e-journal, of their journal instead of a hard copy version. The Society’s policy is to send hard copy versions of Doncaster Ancestor to other Societies.


In recent months the Society has revised several of their Parish Records CDs. Details as follows: Burghwallis St Helen Parish Records and much more Marriages 1838 to 1939 added High Melton St James Parish Records and much more Marriages 1837 Read more…


The Society started to plan for next year’s Family & Local History Fair with Craft Stalls, 13 October 2018, as soon as we had closed the doors on this year’s event. The first stallholders have been announced. For more information Read more…


Prizes may be claimed on production of the correct ticket at the Palgrave Research Centre during normal opening hours or by emailing Fair on the Contact Us page. Please note all prizes must be claimed by 30 November 2017, except Read more…


The Society regret that the Palgrave Research Centre will be closed on Friday 13 October 2017 due to the lack of available volunteers.


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…


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