40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020

Category: Old News


All British census records from 1841 to 1911 free to access from April 30th to May 3rd Includes free access to census hints on family trees and Findmypast’s new address search Explore the lives of your ancestors, the history of Read more…


“Here is the link you’ve been waiting for, the link that will allow you to join us for the preview event for the Danum Gallery, Library and Museum: https://www.heritagedoncaster.org.uk/dglam/ The event will premiere ONLINE at 2.00pm on Wednesday 17th March Read more…


Join the Society prior to 1 April 2021 and receive up to three months FREE membership. Benefits of Membership can be found on the Membership page.Download an Application Form (PDF, 435kb)


The Society’s latest publication is an update for Hensall St Paul’s and Pollington St John’s Download. Details are as follows: Hensall St Paul’s Baptisms 1852 to 1931 Marriages 1856 to 1950 Burials 1854 to 1920 Monumental Inscriptions Online Sales, including Read more…


Census Day is Sunday 21 March 2021 in England and Wales. “The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The census is unique. Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Spring 2021 e-Journal edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. Articles include the following: Doncaster’s Open Air School Discovering the Old Man of the Common Gold Fischili Part Two Talk on the Railways Read more…


“Work has got underway on demolishing the building used to store thousands of historic documents and artefacts relating to Doncaster’s history.” Read more on the Doncaster Free Press website


The Society’s latest publication is for Brampton Bierlow Christ Church. Details are as follows: Baptisms 1855 to 1922 Marriages 1856 to 1940 Burials 1855 to 1956 Monumental Inscriptions War Memorials


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…