New website: Alle Drenten

Alle Drenten screenshot

A new website launched this week: Alle Drenten (all people from Drenthe). Drenthe is a province in the north-east of the country. Many┬ápeople from other regions lived there too, as it was home to the pauper colonies where beggars, vagrants and prisoners were sent to. The new website is the successor of DrenLias. It contains all the indexes that … [Read more...]

Drenthe

Drenthe traditional dress

Drenthe is a province in the north of the Netherlands. It borders on the province of Groningen in the North, Germany in the east, Overijssel in the south and Friesland in the west. The capital city of Drenthe is Assen. Other large towns are: Emmen Hoogeveen Meppel … [Read more...]