Welcome to the Home page of the
Doncaster and District Family History Society

Map of parishes covered by Doncaster and District Family History SocietyWe hope this website will be of some use to you if you are researching relatives in and around Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, although the Society's records are not limited to Doncaster.

Map of parishes covered by Doncaster and District Family History Society,  Click here (map displays in a new window).

DDFHS Family History Day & Craft Fair 2014

18/10/2014 10:00 am
18/10/2014 4:00 pm

Come and learn about how to research your family history and understand more about the development of the local area.
A number of craft stalls will also feature at the show. Get ideas about how to display your research.

Open Afternoon & Evening, Palgrave Research Centre

05/11/2014 1:00 pm
05/11/2014 7:00 pm

Venue: Palgrave Research Centre, King Edward Road, Balby, Doncaster DN4 0NA
Admission: Free, Ample Free Parking

If you have not visited the Palgrave Research Centre recently, why not come along and see how our collections can help with your family history and local history research. Palgrave Research Centre shares accommodation with Doncaster Archives.

Doncaster Ancestor Autumn 2014 Edition

The latest edition of Doncaster Ancestor is now available. If you would prefer to have online access to this and future editions of Doncaster Ancestor, rather than a printed copy, please email the Membership Secretary.

Latest Society Publication August 2014

The Society has released a CD which covers the parish of Warmsworth:
cd1096 - Warmsworth St. Peter Parish Records , Baptisms 1594 to 1888, Burials 1596 to 1917 and Marriages 1750 to 1837 and much more
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A Family Historian's Great War

St Lawrence

To commemorate the centenary of the start of the Great War, Doncaster and District Family History Society has published this A4 sized booklet. It looks at subjects that will answer questions raised by people researching their family history during this period.

Review of the Society's Website

Over the next few months the Society is undertaking a review of the website. The process will be a series of incremental changes, particularly to the Home page, relating to content, navigation and style. We will also be looking to make the layout more responsive for your tablets and smartphones. Updates will be posted periodically on the website.

Volunteers Wanted To Help At Family History Fair

We will need lots of volunteers to help out at the annual fair on Saturday 18th October 2014, plus setting up at the venue the evening before.
The jobs we need to cover range from:

Recent Publications by the Society

We are continuing with our project of producing Parish Record CDs, with the aim eventually to cover all parishes in the Archdeaconry of Doncaster.

Proposal For Additional Members Meetings

Would you like to come to our members meetings but prefer not to attend evening events? We appreciate that evening meetings and/or the venue at Doncaster School for the Deaf are not convenient for everyone.

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