40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020


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 a 1914 Doncaster Archdeaconry Map of Parishes and Townships covered by Doncaster and District Family History Society (map displays in a new window).

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  • Publications Latest – March 2021
    The Society’s latest publication is an update for Hensall St Paul’s and Pollington St John’s Download. Details are as follows: Hensall St Paul’s Baptisms 1852 to 1931 Marriages 1856 to 1950 Burials 1854 to 1920 Monumental Inscriptions Online Sales, including Read more…
  • Doncaster Ancestor Spring 2021 e-Journal
    The Doncaster Ancestor Spring 2021 e-Journal edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. Articles include the following: Doncaster’s Open Air School Discovering the Old Man of the Common Gold Fischili Part Two Talk on the Railways Read more…
  • Update: Free Access to FMP and Ancestry From Home for Doncaster Library Customers
    Update: January 2021The initial period extended further to 31 March 2021. Update: 28 April 2020The initial period, which was due to end on 30 April, has now been extended to the end of May 2020 and will be reviewed on Read more…
  • Launch of New Research Enquiry Service
    The Society is pleased to announce the launch of a limited free email Research Service. Whilst not fully compensating for the closure of our Family History HELPDESK, due to the coronavirus, the service is initially available to all in celebration Read more…

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Recent Additions – D&DFHS

  • AGM 2021 Nomination Form Executive Committee
  • Computer Group Snippets 15 April 2021
  • Doncaster Ancestor Spring 2021 e-Journal
  • Doncaster Ancestor Index updated 22 March 2021
  • D&DFHS Members Interests’ updated 22 March 2021

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Recent Additions – Other Society e-Journals

  • Aberdeen NEFHS February 2021
  • Airedale & Wharfedale FHS March 2021
  • Barnsley FHS January 2021
  • Bedfordshire FHS March 2021
  • Birmingham and Midlands SfG&H Spring 2021
  • Buckinghamshire FHS Spring, Spring 2021
  • Calderdale FHS March 2021
  • City of York FHS Newsletter February 2021
  • FHS Cheshire March 2021
  • East Yorkshire FHS May 2021
  • Essex SfFH March 2021
  • Genealogical Society of Victoria December 2020
  • Glamorgan FHS March 2021
  • HAGSOC March 2021
  • Herefordshire FHS April 2021
  • Hertfordshire FHS March 2021
  • Hillingdon FHS March 2021
  • Huddersfield & District FHS April 2021
  • Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies December 2020
  • Lancashire FH & HS February 2021
  • Lincolnshire FHS September 2020 Newsletter
  • Manchester & Lancashire FHS No 1 2021
  • Metcalfe Society December 2020
  • Nottinghamshire FHS April 2021
  • Ryedale FHG October 2020
  • SAG September 2020
  • Waltham Forest FHS March and September 2020
  • Yorkshire Archaeological Society FHS Summer 2020

Doncaster Ancestor

Doncaster Ancestor Front Cover Doncaster Ancestor is the membership journal of the Society. It is published, quarterly, in February, May, August and November. If you would prefer to have access online to the e-Journal version of Doncaster Ancestor, rather than receive a copy via the post, please email the Membership Secretary.

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Next Online Members’ Meeting

Date: 28 April 2021
Talk: AGM and Revisiting My Family History
Speaker: Karen Walker
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