CD- Rom Collection

The Local Studies Library has a collection of local and family history CD Roms for use on the public access terminals situated within the department.

Burial Indexes

National Burial Index
Index to burials between 1538-2000 (not many in the 20th century) and some areas of the country not covered.
Doncaster St George Burial Index
An index to the burials at Doncaster Parish Church 1578-1855
Burial Indexes: West Doncaster Deanery
Balby-with-Hexthorpe, Braithwell, Conisbrough, Denaby, Edlington, Loversall, Rossington, Stainton, Tickhill, Wadworth, Warmsworth.
Burial Indexes: Doncaster Deanery
Armthorpe, Barnby Dun, Cantley with Branton, Doncaster (St. George), Kirk Sandall, Wheatley.
Burial Indexes: Adwick-Le-Street Deanery
Adwick-Le-Street, Askern, Bentley with Arksey, Burghwallis, Campsall, Owston, Skelbrooke, Sprotbrough.
Burial Indexes: Wath-Upon-Dearne Deanery
Adwick-Upon Dearne, Ardsley, Barnburgh, Bramton Bierlow, Bolton upon Dearne, Brodsworth, Darfield, Frickley with Clayton, Hickleton, High Melton, Hooton Pagnell, Kilnhurst, Marr, Mexborough, Swinton, Thurnscoe, Wath-upon-Dearne, Wentworth.


1841 Census
The West Riding of Yorkshire.
1871 Census Index
Index for the DMBC area and the North East of the Archdeaconery of Doncaster.
1871 Census Index - NE Corner of Archdeaconry of Doncaster
includes Addlingfleet, Airmyn, Eastoft, Fockerby, Goole, Hook, Ousefleet, Rawcliffe, Reedness, Snaith, Swinefleet and Whitgift
1871 Census Index - West Side of Archdeaconry of Doncaster
includes Ardsley, Bolton upon Dearne, Brampton Bierlow, Darfield, Goldthorpe, Hemingfield, Houghton (Great and Little), Jump, Kilnhurst, Swinton, Thurnscoe, Wath upon Dearne, Wentworth and Wombwell.
1881 British Census and National Index
Covering the whole of the country-England, Scotland and Wales - and the Royal Navy.


Aerial Survey
Aerial photographs, of the whole of the Doncaster Metropolitan Borough, taken in 1997.
250 images of Sutton, Campsall and Norton from the 20th. Century
Doncaster Community Archive
A selection of photographs and ephemera of Doncaster towns and villages-both old and new.
Mexborough Millennium Project
A selection of photographs of Mexborough-both old and new. 
Pictorial Austerfield Past and Present
A pictorial walk through Austerfield with pictures from the past.

War Records

Soldiers Who Died In The Great War
Details of both soldiers and officers who were killed or died in the First World War.
Soldiers Who Died In World War II
Details of the Army Roll of Honours, which covers the period 1 September 1939 to 31 December 1946. The information regards those killed in action and who died of wounds and disease, included are non-attributable death (i.e. natural causes) but not 'disgraceful' deaths (i.e. men executed for capital crimes whilst in the army).

Miscellaneous Genealogical Sources

A collection of material relating to Austerfield including baptisms 1599-1938; marriages 1560-1900; burials 1577-1951; census returns 1841-1891; M Is directories 1827-1938; enclosure award 1767; WW I soldiers; and the Mayflower passenger list.
Big R 2000
A register of genealogical research, with names and contact details of researchers.
Christ Church Parish Registers
Baptisms May 1846 - Auguest 1920
A Dictionary Of Occupational Terms
Explanations of occupations in the 19th and early 20th centuries (includes some that no longer exist).
Drake's Directory of Rotherham 1862
Includes Conisbrough and Mexborough.
Nadin, Jack: The Chronology of British Coal Mining
1900/1901 Telephone book for Yorkshire and the Northern Province
Hundreds of names and addresses in alphabetical order of surname.

Pallot's Marriage Index 1780-1837
Includes over a 100 City of London parishes and 2,500 parishes in 38 counties.
Rossington Parish Registers
Baptisms 1538 - 1837; Marriages 1538 - 1837; Burials 1592 - 1837
UK Info 2000, 2002, 2004
Information on more than 50 million residents and 2 million businesses.
The Vital Records Index
5 million births/baptisms and marriages taken from a partial collection of records in the British Isles dating from 1538 to 1888 (Inc. Some Irish civil registration).

Use of the CD Roms is by appointment only. Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance in person at the Local Studies Library or by telephone: 01302 734307.
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