40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020

Category: Old News


Peter Calver, Founder of LostCousins reports in his 26th December 2020 Newsletter: “At this time of year it’s usual for the GRO to add an extra year to their online index of births for England & Wales, so I was Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Winter 2020 edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. Articles include the following: James De La Pryme versus Thomas Oughtibridge Glimpses From the Past Murderer in the Family Greyfriars Baths and the Aspinall Read more…


“It is now just under six months until the Census in England and Wales takes place on 21st March 2021. In the light of Covid-19, we have refined our plans to ensure that everyone can provide their information safely and securely. Read more…


A series of podcasts aimed at providing information on various family history research topics. Now available – The 1939 Register (Wartime Domesday) Listen now


The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, the association representing professional genealogists in England and Wales, has announced their latest development a series of podcasts to be streamed via the AGRA website – Ask AGRA – Family History Question Read more…


The Society’s latest publication covers Finningley Parish, which includes the Townships of Finningley, Auckley & Blaxton. Details are as follows: Finningley St Oswald’s church Baptisms 1557 to 1900 Baptism Dade Register 1777 to 1812 Marriages 1555 to 1901 Burials 1557 Read more…


Additional burial transcriptions have been added to the Brodsworth St Michael parish records download – Burials range now 1538 to 1960. Online Sales, including membership, go to our shop. Postal Sales – Download the Latest Publications List (PDF, 541kb)


“Death records provide a valuable glimpse into the past. This Halloween, from October 29 until November 2, MyHeritage is giving free and unlimited access to all death, burial, cemetery and obituary records.


The Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2020 edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. Articles include the following:


The Society has published a Download for Goole St John the Evangelist. Information includes: Baptisms 1848 to 1917 Burials 1849 to 1923 Monumental Inscriptions Online Sales, including membership, go to our shop. Postal Sales – Download the Latest Publications List Read more…