Dutch Genealogy News for August 2021

Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and news about archives announced last month. Sources Population registers (family cards) of The Hague and Loosduinen for the period 1913-1939 are now available in better quality at the website of the The Hague City Archives. The index was corrected and new full-color scans were made. Scans including people born less than 100 years ago are not shown. Census records and population registers of Boxtel between 1810 and 1938 are now … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2021

Here is an overview of all the new online sources, projects, and other news that was announced last month. Sources German marriage records of Dutch people are now available via WieWasWie. About 40% of these abstracts date from World War II, the rest are older. The Netherlands Institute for Military History published a database with 22,500 personal files of Dutch prisoners of War during World War II. Some of them include photos. The residence cards of Buren, Beusichem and Soelen have … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for June 2021

This is an overview of new sources, projects, and other news that was announced last month. Sources Village records from Berkel, Enschot and Heukelom (1579-1813), Hilvarenbeek (1392-1810) and Oisterwijk (1390-1814) have been digitized. Scans can be found in the finding aids at the Regionaal Archief Tilburg website (links in blogpost). Cadastral records from Limburg since 1842 are available via Aezel. Scans of manumission records from Curacao are now available via the finding aid of … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for May 2021

This is an overview of new sources, projects, and other news that was announced last month. Sources Erfgoed 's-Hertogenbosch added scans of the Smulders card catalog of the court records of Den Bosch to their website. These cards index the aldermen's court records before 1811. The Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum added photos by Martien Hermsen to their online image collection. These photos show the area around Mill in World War II. A new index was published of the Admission … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for April 2021

This article gives an overview of the new sources, websites, and other archives news that was announced last month. Sources The National Archives of the Netherlands published 1.9 million scans relating to slavery.  The image collection of the municipality of Haaren is now available at the website of the Regionaal Archief Tilburg. The West-Fries Archief now made the family cards 1919-1939 available online again. You can search via the Personen [persons] page. These scans were taken … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for March 2021

This is an overview of the new sources, websites, and projects that were announced last month. Sources Automatically generated transcriptions of Amsterdam notarial records from the 1600s and 1700s can now be searched via a website. These transcriptions were created using handwritten text recognition. The artificial intelligence used for this project was trained using data created by volunteers. Notarial records of several notaries and surveyors in Limburg between 1544 and 1842 have been … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for February 2021

This is an overview of all the new sources, projects, and websites that were announced last month. Sources The genealogy database of the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum now has more than 20 million records of persons from Noord-Brabant. This includes a wide range of records: church records, civil registration records, population registers, death duties files, prison records and militia records. New sources are added every month. The Noord-Hollands Archief published scans of … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2021

Here is an overview of the new sources and projects that were announced last month. Sources Transport lists of Camp Westerbork have become public and are being digitized. The records can be searched via War Lives. Westerbork was the main transit camp in World War II in the Netherlands from where Jewish people, Roma, Sinti, homosexuals, and other persecuted people were transported to the death camps in Eastern Europe. The Stichting voor Surinaamse Genealogie [Foundation for Suriname … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for December 2020

Here are new sources and projects that were announced last month. Sources The records of the Bishop of 's-Hertogenbosch between 1559 and 1650 have been digitized and are now available via the website of the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum. The records of  the bishop are in finding aid 2147, the old parish files are in finding aid 2074, and a separate index has been created to easily find the appointments, ordainments, and verdicts. Scans of the baptismal, marriage, and burial … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for November 2020

Here are new websites and sources that were announced last month. Sources The Historisch Centrum Overijssel has digitized several Overijssel notarial records 1836-1925. The scans are now available via the finding aid. The contemporary indexes ("repertoires") of the notarial records from The Hague (1843-1935) have been scanned and are available online via the finding aid. The notarial records themselves can be ordered via free scanning-on-demand after January 1st, 2021. The Amsterdam … [Read more...]