Dutch Genealogy News for October 2022

This is an overview of new sources, projects, and websites that were announced last month. Sources The town records of Baarle-Nassau, Chaam, and Diessen before 1811 have been scanned and are availble via the finding aids at the Regional Archives of Tilburg website (see links at bottom). The Regional Archives of Tilburg has made several old movies of the Tilburg region available via their image bank. Two Frisian newspapers are now available via the Súdwest-Fryslân municipal archives: … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for September 2022

Here is an overview of all the new sources, news, and projects announced last month. Sources 60,000 birth records from the Gouda region have been added to the Middle Holland Regional Archives website. The information is also available at Open Archives. Indexes of church records and notarial records for several towns in east North-Brabant have been added to the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum website. Several records regarding the creation of the province of Flevoland have been … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for August 2022

Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and other news announced last month. Sources 450,000 records from population registers 1900-1938 from Zeeland have been added to the Zeeuws Archief website. Several church, court, and notarial records from the east of Noord-Brabant have been added to the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum website. Transcriptions of church, tax, and population registers of Nieuw- en Sint Joosland have been added to HoGenDa. Transcriptions of … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2022

Here is an overview of all the new sources, websites, and projects that were announced last month. Sources Over a million scans of notarial records of Overijssel (1811-1925) have been added to the finding aid. Almost 60,000 of these scans have been automatically transcribed. These transcriptions are available via Zoek in transcripties. Church membership records of Steenwijk (1721-1882) have been scanned and indexed and can be searched via the Steenwijkerland municipal archives … [Read more...]

News from the Netherlands – August 2014

‘News from the Netherlands’ is a monthly series to inform you about the best new websites, projects and books that help you find and understand your Dutch ancestors. New records The Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken [Heritage Leiden and Surrounding areas, which includes the Leiden archives] has published a series of indexes of Leiden records on their website. [Source: Geneaknowhow] Images and indexes of church records from several Gelderland municipalities have been put online by the Gelders … [Read more...]

News from the Netherlands – July 2014

‘News from the Netherlands’ is a monthly series to inform you about the best new websites, projects and books that help you find and understand your Dutch ancestors. Archives news The Zeeuws Archief, the Zeeland archives, have started a scanning-on-demand service. Visitors can queue records for digitization, which will be added to the Zeeuws Archief website where they can be accessed via pay-per-view. [Source: Zeeuws Archief] Archives from the municipality of Oud-Beijerland will now be … [Read more...]

News from the Netherlands – June 2014

'News from the Netherlands' is a new monthly series on this blog to inform you about the best new websites, projects and books that help you find and understand your Dutch ancestors. New websites The Brabants Historical Information Center has a new website (Dutch only). The 'Stamboom' [Family Tree] page has several indexes, some with scans attached. They are considering making that page available in English. [Source: BHIC] The Historical Center of Leeuwarden has a new website (Dutch … [Read more...]