40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020

Category: Old News


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


“Due to the coronavirus pandemic, major events planned for the Plymouth this summer have been cancelled, including the British Firework Championships, the Ocean City Blues ‘n Jazz Festival and Mayflower Week.


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…


“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…


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.


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…


The Family Tree Virtually Live event will be held on 17 and 18 April 2020 on their website, bringing you a range of video tutorials and special offers. They are not letting the current situation stop them, and whilst we’re Read more…