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The Society is pleased to announce that Karen Walker will be facilitating a new programme of events that are a little different from the more traditional courses we have run in the past. These events will take place in the Read more…


The 2018 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 28 February 2018 at 7.30pm. Followed by a talk from Read more…


Please note that due to poor attendance on Saturdays the Committee have decided that the Palgrave Research Centre will only open on the second Saturday of the month from January 2018. The opening hours will be 10.00am to 2.00pm and Read more…


Join the Society prior to 1 April 2018 and receive up to three months FREE membership. Benefits of Membership can be found on the Membership page. Download an Application/Renewal Form (PDF, 745kb)


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 Doncaster Ancestor Winter 2017 e-Journal edition is now available on the website. Articles include the following: Over one Million Names Tips for your Research Book Review A Busy time in Burghwallis Christmas Confessions John Shotton & St James’s School 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…