Monthly Meetings


The last Wednesday of each month, except December.


7.00pm – 9.00pm.

Normally it is 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start, but people do start arriving from about 6:30pm. However we can always do with a hand setting up!


Doncaster School for the Deaf
Race Course Roundabout
Leger Way, Doncaster
South Yorkshire, DN2 6AY
(opposite the Doncaster Race Course Exhibition Centre).


There is adequate free parking and facilities are available for the disabled.

  • Meetings are free to members; Visitors £3, from January 2017, (refunded if you join on the night).
  • It’s a good chance to meet with other members with the same hobby. You will be able to talk to others, obtain advice and be part of a vibrant Family History Society.
  • Each month there is a speaker, and the talks are all so varied.
  • On the Bookstall you will be able to purchase the Society’s and other publications. We have over 400 publications, most of which will be available at the meeting.
  • At the the Exchange Journal Table you can borrow journals form one of our fellow societies.
  • Our Journal, the Doncaster Ancestor, is also available every quarter, February, May, August and November.


 25 JanuaryThey Did Not Grow OldTim Lynch
 22 FebruaryRailway Posters of the Yorkshire CoastRachel Holland
 29 MarchChurch WillsBrian Smailes
 26 AprilLife of the Early Victorian Deaf...... Anne Sherman
 31 MayA Funny Thing HappenedJane Price
 28 JuneThe Mysterious Mr SmartSheila Dixon
 26 JulyThe Bronte’s of HaworthHelen Cox
 30 AugustPolice History Part 1 1821 -1900 John Brown
 27 SeptemberPolice History Part 2 1900 -1968John Brown
 25 OctoberWhy Did They Come From HereAdrian Gray
 29 NovemberAnother Visit in and Around DoncasterPhilip Langford &
Malcolm Barnsdale

Please Note – There will occasionally be a change to the pre-advertised speaker due to circumstances beyond our control. If you are coming to hear a specific talk, please check our website before you travel or contact the Programme Secretary