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The following prizes remain unclaimed: Door Prize 133  – 1 Month Pro subscription findmypast Main Draw 15 Yellow – Gloves 44 Blue – Mug set 56 Blue – Laura Ashley set 80 Green – Jewellery 115 Green – Colouring books Read more…


UPDATE: The Family History HELP DESK will closed on Fridays from 11 October 2019, due the Doncaster Library being closed. The Society is pleased to announce the opening of it’s new temporary research room, the ‘Family History HELP DESK’ on 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 Read more…


Update Latest stallholders are: Hexthorpe Local History Group Craft – Angela Lawson Chesterfield and District FHS and The Sand House Charity The Society is pleased to announce the initial list of stallholders for the Society’s 2019 Fair. You will find Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2019 edition is due to be posted on Monday 9 September 2019. I take full responsibility for the delay. George W Hiley Chairman The e-Journal version is available in the members area of the website. Articles Read more…


The cost of probate records for people who died after 1857 have been reduced from £10 to £1.50. You can order copies of probate records on the Wills, probate and inheritance website.


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


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


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. Our new temporary research Read more…