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 latest revised and new Parish Records CDs and Downloads, are as follows:
NEW: Rawcliffe St James’ church Parish Records
- Baptisms 1691 to 1925
- Burials 1753 to 1962
- Marriages 1631 to 1940
REVISED: Fishlake St Cuthbert Parish Records
- Baptisms 1561 to 1921
- Burials 1561 to 1974
- Marriages 1561 to 1974
I am researching Campsall Park, see Doncaster & District page.
We are keen to tap into local knowledge of the sites listed and wondered whether any of your members could help. We are also keen to find volunteers who have some experience of researching historic landscapes, see Recording & Research Volunteering page to work on this project.
Head of Research & Recording, Yorkshire Gardens Trust
The Doncaster Ancestor Winter 2018 e-Journal edition is now available on the website.
Articles include the following:
- A Tale from the Churchyard
- Read all About It
- Pilkington’s Glass Factory
- A Blast from the Past
- Coral Sutcliffe (1906 - 1966) Part Two/li>
- Uncle Walter
- Doncaster Yards
- Thomas Hanley Flour Merchants
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.Read more
The Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland), ARA, have announced the development of a new Archives Card for England and Wales, having secured the commitment of 41 public and private bodies that will make the project financially viable.Read more
The General Register Office for England and Wales - "(GRO) has been piloting a service providing PDF copies of historical birth and death records. The pilot, originally extended to July 2018, has now been extended further to continue to assess longer term demand and there is no planned end date at this time. Further communications will be provided in due course.Read more