Welcome to the Rotherham Family History Society

OnThe Society was formed in July 1983 to bring together the Family History Community in Rotherham and the surrounding area and now has a membership of over 300 local, national and International members. It offers a forum and marketplace, which gives its members the opportunity to meet other like minded people in a friendly atmosphere conducive to the furtherment of their Genealogical interests.

 Two New CDs Now Available From Our Online Shop

Thrybergh, St Leonard now includes Memorial Inscriptions with plan and photos from Thrybergh Lane Cemetery.

Thrybergh, St Gerard Roman Catholic Church – Memorial Inscriptions with plan and photos.



Society Meetings

The Liberty Church, Station Road, Masbrough, Rotherham.

Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month.

7pm – 9pm

All welcome (£2 Admission charge for non-members).

Next meeting

There are no upcoming meetings at this time.


Researching your family history in or around Rotherham? Then why not join our friendly society and receive four quarterly issues of our award-winning journal?


Browse our online catalogue of books and CDS as well as our photograhic archive. All available to order from Rotherham FHS.