Category: Old News


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 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…


The Palgrave Research Centre will be closed on Wednesday 5 June 2019, at the request of the Doncaster Archives and will reopen on Friday 7 June 2019. Apologies for the short notice.


The Society is pleased to announce, as from Friday 31 May 2019, there will be no charges to enter the Palgrave Research Centre. We anticipate an increase in the number of visitors and it is essential that you pre-book, tel Read more…


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…


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.