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).
The Society is pleased to announce the initial list of stallholders for the Society's 2019 Fair.
You will find details of the stallholders, two talks and woodturning demonstrations on the Fair 2019 page.Read more
"Doncaster Archives on King Edward Road, Balby, is now closed on health and safety grounds until further notice following the identification of structural failings in the building’s reading room. The building is being assessed and we are currently awaiting further information on its status before archival collections can be relocated and an alternative interim enquiry service can be made available. The records stored at Doncaster Archives are secured within the building and are not at risk.Read more
The cost of probate records for people who died after 1857 have been reduced from £10 to £1.50.
You can order copies of probate records on the Wills, probate and inheritance website.Read more
We now have a new telephone number - 01302 737264, only answered during Opening Times.
The Society is pleased to announce the opening of it's new temporary research room, the 'Family History HELP DESK' on Monday 24 June 2019 at 10.30am on the 2nd floor of the Doncaster Central Library, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3JE
The Opening Times of the 'Family History HELP DESK' are as follows:
- Monday - 10.30am to 3.30pm
- Tuesday - 10.30am to 3.30pm
- Wednesday - Closed
- 10.30am to 1.00pm (Computer Group)
- 1.00pm to 3.30pm
- Friday - 10.30am to 3.30pm
- Saturday- Closed