Dutch Genealogy News for June 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and websites that were announced last month. Sources Death records of Suriname (1846-1915) have been digitized and indexed and are available on the website of the National Archives of Suriname. The Ward Registers of Paramaribo, Suriname 1828-1847 have been digitized and indexed and are available on the website of the National Archives of Suriname.  The ward registers are annual recordings of all the free people living at each address. … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for May 2024

This is an overview of all the new sources, projects, and other news of the past month. Sources Gelderland birth records (1913-1922), marriage records (1943-1947), and death records (1961-1972) have been scanned and indexed and can now be consulted via the Gelders Archief. That includes the birth records of my grandparents. This completes the project "Van de Wieg tot Graf" [From Cradle to Grave] that started in 1998 to index the Gelderland civil registration records. 421,264 scans have … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for April 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and other news from the past month. Sources The stories of 2100 Engelandvaarders [England sailors] are now available at the National Archives website. Engelandvaarders were Dutch citizens who went to the United Kingdom during World War II, where they were debriefed by British and Dutch security services. The interrogation reports are now online at the website of the National Archives. Petitions to the parliament of the Batavian Republic … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2024

Here are the new sources, websites, projects and other news announced in the past month. Sources Many of the court records of Zeeuws-Vlaanderen 1447-1796 have been scanned and can be consulted via the finding aid. Many Zeeland church records 1527-1810 have been scanned and can be consulted via the finding aid. The recess books (general series) of the court of Wijmbritseradeel (1591-1594, 1604-1608) have been added to Alle Friezen. Abstracts of court and notarial records of … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for February 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and  other news from the Netherlands last month. Sources The notarial records of Hilvarenbeek, Geertruidenberg, Baarle-Nassau, Oisterwijk, and Raamsdonk from the 1700s have been automatically transcribed. The results can be searched on the Transkribus website. Various Utrecht tax records can now be searched at the Rijnstreek en Lopikerwaard archives. Court records of Berghem, Kessel, Lith, Oss, and Ravestein in North Brabant can now … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2024

Here is an overview of the new sources and other news that was announced in the past month. Sources Gelderland birth records 1913-1922 have been digitized and indexed and are now availble via the Gelders Archief. Registers of mortgages from the districts of Arnhem and Zutphen 1818-1838 have been digitized. The records can be consulted via the finding aids for Arnhem and Zutphen. The records for the Tiel office were already online. With these new additions, all Gelderland mortgage … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for December 2023

Here is an overview of all the new sources, websites, and other news of the past month. Sources The Red Cross Archives about Forced Laborers in World War II have been scanned and indexed. The records can be searched via the Nationaal Archief. Unfortunately, not all records survived so the index does not include all Dutch persons who were forced to work in Germany during the war. 6000 photos of the water board De Dommel can now be viewed at the website of the Brabants Historisch … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for October 2023

This is an overview of the new sources, projects, and other news that was announced last month. Sources Regionaal  Archief Zutphen is indexing the church membership records of Brummen, Hall, Gorssel, Laren, Lochem, Warnsveld and Zutphen. Each Thursday, the newly entered entries are added to their ancestor database. The society Veluwse Geslachten has made 37 publications, mostly transcriptions of church records of various places in north-west Gelderland, available for free to their … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for September 2023

Here are the new sources, websites, projects, and other news announced last month. Sources The resolutions of the States-General from the 1700s have been transcribed and can be searched via a prototype of a search engine. Notarial records of Schiedam 1614-1771 have been automatically transcribed and can be searched at Transkribus. Court, notarial, and town records of Chaam and Terheijden have been automatically transcribed and can be searched at VerledenTekst. Various birth, … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for August 2023

Here are all the new sources, projects, and other news announced in the past month. Sources Hattinga's atlas of Gelderland, Overijssel, and Groningen from the 1740s has been digitized and can be consulted at the website of Collectie Overijssel. Cause of death notes from the east of North Brabant have been digitized and indexed. Check the index at the BHIC website. Verdicts of the Court Martial in 's-Hertogenbosch 1839-1919 have been indexed and scanned. See the BHIC website. Guid … [Read more...]