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Update: Join Myko Clelland of Findmypast for an unmissable exploration of the biggest new arrival in family history on 8 February 2022. For more information go to the event page. Launch date: 6 January 2022 The countdown to the release Read more…


“Our FREE online ‘Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree’ MOOC is live and enrolling now!   On this 6-week genealogy course for beginners, you’ll learn how to uncover the past and record your family history.   You’ll be a scientist for the day Read more…


“The Family History Federation is very pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new podcast series. The Really Useful Podcast, hosted by Joe Saunders, brings together speakers from across the family history world including professional researchers, enthusiasts, authors, lecturers and Read more…


Marriages from 1901 to 1945 for Hexthorpe St Jude have been added to the Balby with Hexthorpe Parish Records Download. Online Sales, including membership, go to our Shop. Postal Sales – Download the Latest Publications List (PDF 655kb)


“The first of 19,000 churchyards will be surveyed as part of a Church of England project to create a free digital map of every grave and feature in every churchyard in the country.” Read more on the Church of England Read more…


Update: 18 November 2021Access to Findmypast from home, via the Doncaste Library website, is no longer available. Update: 10 June 2021Until 31 December 2021, you are able to access Ancestry from home. Update: January 2021The initial period extended further to Read more…


The Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2021 e-Journal edition is now available in the Members’ Area of the website. Articles include the following: Doncaster Grammar School & the Railway Collection From Doncaster to Salt Lake City Recollections of the Open Air School Read more…


According to the Doncaster Free Press the Doncaster’s archives, which date back to the 12th century, will be moved to a new home. The Doncaster Council Cabinet has approved a plan to move the archives to the now former Doncaster Read more…


Marriages from 1557 to 1750 have been added to the Doncaster St George’s Parish Records Download. Online Sales, including membership, go to our Shop. Postal Sales – Download the Latest Publications List (PDF 655kb)


Mexborough Cemeteries have been added to the Mexborough St John the Baptist Download: Old Cemetery 1878 to 1931 New Cemetery 1913 to 1938 Online Sales, including membership, go to our Shop.Postal Sales – Download the Latest Publications List (PDF 655kb)