Dutch Genealogy News for June 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Sources The National Archives launched a beta version of their new presentation of archives, which includes millions of new scans. See the blog post for more information and instructions on how to participate. The Rotterdam City … [Read more...]

Dutch Research that Can (and Can’t) be done Online

People don't always realize how many Dutch records are already available online. I do most of the research for my own family and for clients online. Even before most archives closed because of corona, I only had to go to the archives a couple of times per year despite being a full-time researcher. Here is an overview of the record types and … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for May 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Sources The Drents Archief finished digitizing the notarial records from Drenthe in the 1800s. Some of them are already indexed and can be searched at AlleDrenten. The scans of the unindexed records can be consulted via the finding aids … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for April 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Sources The Gelders Archief finished creating a finding aid for the Counts and Dukes of Gelre and Zutphen (1107-1543). The finding aid can be found at the Gelders Archief website and contains scans of many of the records. The charters … [Read more...]

Quick tip – Achterhoek resources at Genealogiedomein

The website Genealogiedomein has resources for research in the eastern part of Gelderland, the area known as the "Achterhoek." Available resources include: Transcribed church records before 1811 Transcribed civil registration records after 1811 Indexed census records Indexes or transcriptions of court records Indexes or … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Sources The National Archives has made several of their publications available online, in the finding aid of the archive-of-the-archives. Publications include atlases for the Dutch East Indies and West India Company, archival guides to … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for February 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources Over 24,000 more magazines and 5,000 books from 1940-1960 are now available via Delpher, after the Royal Library came to an agreement with representatives of copyright holders. Scans and indexes of population registers … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2020

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources Almost 30,000 books were added to Delpher. The new addition includes children's books, school books, travel stories, books about female laborers, and a lot more. The majority of these books is in the public domain and can … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for December 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources MyHeritage added an index of notarial records from many different archives in the Netherlands over the period 1600 to 1935. This information was already available on the website of the participating archives and on Open … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for November 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources About half the records from the Aldermen's Court of Tilburg and Goirle (1408-1811) are now available via the Regionaal Archief Tilburg. The Regionaal Archief Tilburg added several more charters to their charterbank. The … [Read more...]