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...]

Quick tip – Use Geneal-IX to find Dutch records

The website Geneal-IX provides handy links organized per province and place to scans of records, including civil registration records, population registers, church records, and address books. These records may be available via FamilySearch or websites of archives. … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for October 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources The Historisch Centrum Overijssel published indexes of birth records of several Overijssel towns: Oldemarkt, Kuinre, Hellendoorn, Oldenzaal, and Hengelo. The indexes can be found on Open Archieven. The slave registers of … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for September 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources The Memories van Successie (death duties files) of Noord-Brabant are being scanned and added to the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum website. The first batch of scans has been uploaded. Death duties files give you an … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources Open Archives started a pilot to search scans by content. This works for typed records only. It uses Optical Character Recognition technology to make the records searchable. You can submit your own URLs of records hosted on … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for June 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online records The burgher records of Zierikzee for 1302 to 1810 are now available via the Zeeuwen Gezocht section of the Zeeuws Archief website. Tholen prison records (1830-1888) have been scanned and indexed and are now available at … [Read more...]

Dutch Genealogy News for May 2019

Here is an overview of the new sources, projects, and news about archives that were announced last month. Online sources World War II records from all over West Europe are now available at the Arolsen Archives website. After World War II, the Red Cross got the task of determining what had happened to all the displaced persons and notify … [Read more...]