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).
UPDATE: 24 October 2019
We may have closed on Fridays, but as from Saturday 26 October 2019 the Family History HELP DESK will be open on Saturdays, 11.00am to 2.00pm,
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 - Closed
- Saturday - 11.00am to 2.00pm
The following prizes remain unclaimed:
133 - 1 Month Pro subscription findmypast
- 15 Yellow - Gloves
- 44 Blue - Mug set
- 56 Blue - Laura Ashley set
- 80 Green - Jewellery
- 115 Green - Colouring books
Please ring June Staniforth on 07901523529 or email the Fair Co-ordinator to make arrangements to collect a prize.
Prizes must be claimed by 30 November 2019.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