40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020

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Go to YouTube “We may not be able to come together for this year’s Doncaster Heritage Festival, but we are pleased to be bringing you an online lecture! We hope that you enjoy this fascinating talk and we are looking Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Summer 2020 edition is now available in the members area of the website. Articles include the following:


From big time villain to petty thief, we can probably all find one or two ancestors who didn’t manage to keep on the straight and narrow. We return to this West Country venue to discover more about the working of Read more…


Update: 28 April 2020 The initial period, which was due to end on 30 April, has now been extended to the end of May 2020 and will be reviewed on a monthly basis.


“To 31 July 2020 we’re making all transcribed British History Online content freely available for individual users. This adds 200 volumes of primary materials. As a result, BHO’s full complement of 1280 volumes is now available for research.” Read more Read more…


The Archives Card, created by the Archives and Records Association as a replacement for the County Archives Record Network (CARN) scheme, is a single archive reader’s ticket which gives you access to a wealth of original archive material held in Read more…


“As you spend more time at home working on your family history, we’ve collected a lot of new resources and tips to extend your family tree from the recent RootsTech conference. Discover the latest from industry leaders surrounding DNA, plus Read more…


The Society’s Transcription Team continues to be very busy. The latest Downloads are listed below: New Parishes: Loversall St Katherine Baptisms 1601 to 1920 Burials 1601 to 1950 Marriages 1602 to 1940 Monumental Inscriptions


On Wednesday 22 April 2020 the National Archives announced on their website the following: “We are making digital records available on our website free of charge for as long as our Kew site is closed to visitors.


You can access free online, until Thursday 21st May 2020, the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland.