Founded in 1980


Welcome to our website. We are small charity helping people find their ancestors in the Doncaster region and you can see this area in the Archdeaconry map below.

Click here to see a 1914 Doncaster Archdeaconry Map of Parishes and Townships covered by Doncaster and District Family History Society.

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  • Doncaster Ancestor – Autumn 2022 Edition
    The Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2022 e-Journal edition is now available in the Member’s Area Articles include: Help Wanted Battle of Britain: The People’s Project From the Postbag / via email Sheffield Family History Fair Barnsley St Mary’s Church – Built Read more…
  • Hybrid Meeting 27th July 2022
    We held our 4th hybrid meeting at Castle Park Rugby Club last night, with 31 Roomers and 24 Zoomers. Dave Joy’s presentation about the Liverpool Cowkeepers was an excellent insight into the early development of milk supply in the city Read more…
  • Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2022 e-Journal
    The Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2022 e-Journal edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. If you are a member and do not have a Society User Account please contact the Website Co-ordinator. Articles include the following: John Read more…

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Recent Additions – D&DFHS

  • Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2022 e-Journal
  • D&DFHS Members Interests’ updated 12 April 2022

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Doncaster Ancestor

Doncaster Ancestor is the member’s journal of the Society. It is published, quarterly, in February, May, August and November.

Members can choose to receive a paper version or the electronic version. The e-version is available in the Member’s area.

See our Membership section for more information about joining our Society.

Next Members’ Meeting (Hybrid)

Date: 31st August 2022
Talk: Upstairs Downstairs - From humble beginnings to the American dream
Speaker: Jackie Depelle
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