Dutch term – Huwelijksbijlagen

The huwelijksbijlagen or huwelijkse bijlagen are the marriage supplements: the documents that a bride and groom had to submit to prove their identity and eligibility to get married.

See the article Marriage supplements: gateway to more information about your ancestors for more information about these records and how to use them for your own research.

Man in uniform signing a document

Jan Marijnissen signs the marriage record of his sister-in-law Annie Flooren

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