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Record Description

The collection consists of church records of baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths and burials. Some civil births, marriages, deaths, and wills before the advent of Napoleonic Civil Registration in 1795-1801 are also included. Not all places or denominations are represented. The collection contains some indexes. The collection covers the years 1542 to 1910 although most of the records do not go beyond 1801.

Record Content, History and Use

For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Netherlands Church Records.

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate  "Religion or Other Record Category"
⇒Select the appropriate  "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate  "Record Type, Years and Volume" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.

Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Dutch or Flemish. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Netherlands, Limburg items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Limburg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Netherlands Archives and Libraries.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Netherlands, Limburg Province, Church Records, 1542-1910

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Archives Service. Netherlands, Limburg Province Church Records. National Archives, The Hague, Netherlands.

 

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