Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page

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Title in the Language of the Record

Pays-Bas, registres de l'église de Province de Zuid-Holland

Record Description

The collection consists of church records of baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths and burials. Civil births, marriages, and deaths before the advent of Napoleonic Civil Registration in 1811 are also included. Not all places or denominations are represented. The collection contains many indexes. Most of the records do not go beyond 1811.

The collection covers the years 1367 to 1911.

For a list of records by religion, localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content, History and Use


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

How to Use

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 comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors 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.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Netherlands, Zuid-Holland items or FHL Keyword Netherlands, Zuid-Holland 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Genver - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.)

Related Wiki Articles

Netherlands

Contributions to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

"Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Church Records, 1367-1911." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Zuid-Holland [Netherlands National Archives, Zuid-Holland].

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province Church Records.

 

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