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Due to the Doncaster Archives making a change to their opening hours as from 15 April 2019, the Society is required to make a change to the opening hours of the Palgrave Research Centre as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and 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 Read more…


The latest Parish Records CD and Download is as follows: Revised: Hatfield St Lawrence Parish Records Baptisms 1567 to 1939 Burials 1567 to 1943 Marriages 1566 to 1940 More information


For the foreseeable future, starting with Saturday 9 March 2019, the Society has decided, regrettably, to no longer open the Palgrave Research Centre on Saturdays.


The Doncaster Ancestor Spring 2019 edition is now available in the members area of the website. Articles include the following:


The 2019 Annual General Meeting(AGM) of Doncaster and District Family History Society will take place in the main hall of Doncaster Deaf Trust, Leger Way, Doncaster on Wednesday 27 February 2019 at 7.30pm. Followed by a talk from Richard Axe Read more…


The latest Parish Records CD and Download is as follows: NEW: Bawtry St Nicholas Parish Records Baptisms 1647 to 1899 Burials 1655 to 1901 Marriages 1645 to 1901 More information


Join the Society prior to 1 April 2019 and receive up to three months FREE membership. Benefits of Membership can be found on the Membership page. Download an Application/Renewal Form (PDF, 745kb)


“The price of a birth, marriage or death certificate for England & Wales will increase on 16 February 2019 from £9.25 to £11.00. At the same time, the charge for the PDF version will rise from £6.00 to £7.00. Therefore, Read more…


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 Read more…