The majority of South Yorkshire’s twenty-first century residents are oblivious to the unique and fascinating Sand House that graced Doncaster from the mid-1850s until the Second World War. It was created by excavating the ground from around a massive block of sandstone and then hollowing out rooms within, in order..
We are a dedicated group who help to preserve the resting place of over 56,000 people buried in Doncaster. Our aims include: Supporting the restoration and conservation of Hyde Park Cemetery, its monuments, buildings and wildlife, and the natural beauty of their setting, for the long-term benefit of the..
The Friends were formed in January 2015. We are a registered charity (No 1171398) The aims and objectives of the Friends are to; support the Council in its aim to conserve, research, interpret and display the Mansion House and its contents for all sections of the community and for future generations..
The society can trace its formation back to 1936 and is an informal collection of 10 members who meet on the second Tuesday of every month in the back room of the Park Social Club, Eden Grove, Edenthorpe. We organise member’s displays, talks and competition boards featuring old and..
Kirk Sandall St. Oswald’s Friends Group. The church of St. Oswald, Kirk Sandall is mentioned in the Domesday book and was mainly built in the 11th/12th centuries in the Norman style. Very few additions were made until the Tudor period when it acquired a chantry chapel dedicated to William Rokeby…
The aim of the Fishlake History Society is to collect, discuss and publish information about all aspects of the history of Fishlake and village life. We hold regular meetings at Fishlake Village Hall – please see our website for further details or join our Facebook group.
The Minster Church of St. George Doncaster occupies the site, the historical seat of Doncaster, where centuries ago stood a Roman fort and later a small Norman Motte and Bailey castle. A church dedicated to St. George has stood here since the 12th century and over the following 700 years..
We have been around for a long time – in 2021 we celebrate our 75th anniversary. Over the years we have often been influential in promoting good architecture and urban design and helping protect valuable historic buildings and townscape. You can get a flavour of our history by visiting our..
Aim of Group The aim of the Group is to provide a permanent memorial to all the men and boys who perished in the Cadeby Main Disaster on July 9th 1912 Meetings Meetings take place on the Third Tuesday of each month at the Denaby and Cadeby Miners Welfare Club, Tickhill Square,..
Time really does stand still at Brodsworth Hall, one of the most unusual visitor attractions in South Yorkshire. Inside this beautiful Victorian country house almost everything has been left exactly as it was when it was still a family home. Possessions that took more than 130 years to gather together,..
Formed in 1999 by Norton Parish Council to commemorate the history of the parish villages for the new millennium, Barnscan (which stands for Barnsdale Sutton Campsall And Norton) had evolved into an informal local history group based at Campsall Village Hall. We organise four illustrated lectures per year with..