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).
As the Doncaster Archives building is due to close in the near future, the Palgrave Research Centre, which is situated in the building, will close for the last time on Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 3.30pm.
Opening times and contact telephone number, for bookings, will be posted on the Society's website and Facebook as soon as they have been confirmed.Read more
The Society is pleased to announce, as from Friday 31 May 2019, there will be no charges to enter the Palgrave Research Centre.
We anticipate an increase in the number of visitors and it is essential that you pre-book, tel no. 01302 311930.Read more
The Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2019 edition is now available in the members area of the website.
Articles include the following:Read more
The Doncaster and District Family History Society (D&DFHS) was saddened to hear that the Rotherham Family History Society (RFHS) ceased to exist after 31 March 2019.
RFHS have passed their assets to the D&DFHS and consequently the D&DFHS would like to offer 1 year’s FREE membership to those members of RFHS as at 31 March 2019. The offer to close 30 June 2019.
Any member of RFHS, who is also a member of D&FHS will need to complete a Society application form(RHFS). If they have already paid their D&DFHS subscription, a refund will be made.
Download Society application form(RHFS)
Information about joining the Society can be found on the Membership page.Read more