Dutch term – Gemeenteverslag

A gemeenteverslag is a municipal report.

Since 1851, municipalities were required to write an annual report about the state of the municipality. These can be a great source of background information about your ancestors.

See source: municipal report for more explanation about this source and how to use them.

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Yvette Hoitink, CG®, QG™ is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands. She holds the Certified Genealogist credential from the Board for Certification of Genealogists and has a post-graduate diploma in Family and Local History from the University of Dundee. She has been doing genealogy for over 30 years and helps people from across the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Read about Yvette's professional genealogy services.

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