Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month.
- An index and scans of the slave registers of Suriname from 1851-1863 were published at GahetNA. The index and scans from the period 1830-1851 will follow later this year.
- The website GenealogieDomein published several transcribed tax records from 1763 of different places in East-Gelderland.
- Scans of the notarial records of Haarlem from 1573 to 1842 were published by the Noord-Hollands Archief.
- The Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum published indexes of several civil registration records, church records, court records, and notarial records from Noord-Brabant. See their announcement for an overview.
- P. Hartog added transcribed church records of Warmenhuizen to the GeneaData website that publishes many transcribed church records and civil registration records from Noord-Holland.
- A new foundation, the “Stichting Digitalisering Achterhoek,” was created to digitize regional papers from Winterswijk, Aalten and Oost Gelre. [Source: Erfgoedcentrum Achterhoek en Liemers]
- A new crowdsourcing project started at VeleHanden to index the pauper colony registers of Veenhuizen and Ommerschans.
- The Regional Archives of Tilburg announced that volunteers have finished indexing the notarial records of Gilze and Rijen from 1813-1935. After some final edits, they will become available at the archives’ website. [Source: Regionaal Archief Tilburg]
- The Regional Archives of TIlburg announced that they have started the restauration and digitization of the aldermen’s court records of Tilburg from 1408-1811. [Source: Regionaal Archief Tilburg]
- On the 3rd of June, the Famillement bi-annual genealogy event in Leeuwarden drew thousands of genealogists to the Frisian capital. Lectures and an information market provided plenty of opportunities for education and networking.
- Els van Mourik won the Nederlandse Prijs voor Genealogie 2016-2017 [Dutch Price for Genealogy 2016-2017] for her publication “De nakomelingen van Aernt Ram en zeven Jutphase kastelen” [The descendants of Aert Rm and seven Jutphaas castles] in Utrechtse Parentelen vòòr 1650, volume 7. [Source: Nederlandse Prijs voor de Genealogie]
- The Regional Historical Center of Limburg joined the website Wat Staat Daer, where genealogists can train reading old Dutch script. [Source: Christian van der Ven @ Twitter]