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NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. See Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche for instructions on ordering microfilm as well as finding a local FamilySearch Center where you can view the films.

Question #1: Some records are missing. Where can they be viewed?
Answer #1: See answers below for information about known missing records and their respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:

  • Binche > Décès 1796-1837 is missing the years 1800-1837. The images are available on Film 1461613 Décès 1796-1837.
  • Gilly > Décès 1809-1853 is missing records for 1836.
  • Gottignies > Naissances 1797-1824 > Image 67 of 266 Missing page – alphabetical listing for names from A-M. These images are not on the original microfilm. They were either missed in filming or were not in the original records.
  • Gougnies > Tables décennales de naissances, mariages, décès 1891-1900 records can be found starting at Gerpinnes > Tables décennales de naissances, mariages, décès 1891-1900 > Image 22 of 30.
  • Frasnes lez Buissenal: The following films are not published online:
       Film 1383413 Naissances, mariages, décès 1826-1837   
       Film 2090798 Items 3-4 Publications de mariage 1801-1825
  • Lodelinsart > Tables décennales de naissances, mariages, décès 1851-1860 contains a partial set of 1871-1880 records for Pont-de-Loup to Charleroi from Film 1599789. Per the Catalog, there are no 1851-1860 records for Lodelinsart.
  • Strée > Naissances 1797-1854, the index of records on image 426 shows birth records #41-44. However, they end at #40 on the previous page. These images are not on the original microfilm. They were either missed in filming or were not in the original records.
  • Thirimont > Reg. de population 1801-1870 was previously available online. The images are now available on Film 631910, Item 2. Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available to all users. FamilySearch has limited rights, granted by the record custodians, to publish images for viewing online for this collection. FamilySearch respects and strives to adhere to all laws respective to preserving and providing access to genealogical records in its collections.

Question #2: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer #2: The following list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:

  • Baudour > Mariages 1823-1870 should read as Mariages 1823-1855
  • Bouffioulx > Naissances 1851-1866 Mariages 1797-1866 Décès 1797-1866 Publications de mariage 1797-1832 has marriages from 1797-1863 and 1866. The years 1864 are 1865 are missing.
  • Châtelineau > Décès 1867-1880 contains both Item 1 (Décès 1867-1880) and Item 2 (Mariages 1867-1880). The marriage records start at Image 668 of 1128.
  • Châtelineau > Mariages 1867-1880 Publications de mariage 1867-1880 currently only contains Item 3 (Publications de mariage 1867-1880). The marriage records can be found at Châtelineau > Décès 1867-1880 > Image 668 of 1128.
  • Frasnes lez Buissenal contains the following browse points that should be located at the browse path Buissenal:

  > Décès 1831 mariages 1836
   > Naissances 1798-1800, Naissances, mariages, décès 1817-1853
   > Naissances, mariages, décès 1797-1816
   > Naissances, mariages, décès 1854-1900
   > Pièces de mariage 1826-1841
   > Pièces de mariage 1842-1865
   > Pièces de mariage 1854-1873 (une autre copie)
   > Pièces de mariage 1866-1875
   > Pièces de mariage 1873-1875
   > Tables des naissances, mariages, décès 1802-1900
   > Publications de mariage 1797-1890

  • La Louvière > Naissances 1893-1900 Mariages 1881-1883 should read as Naissances 1896-1900 Mariages 1871-1883
  • Lodelinsart > Décés 1797-1866 only contains years up to 1850
  • Marcinelle > Tables de naissances, mariages, décès 1843-1850 should read as Tables décennales de naissances, mariages, décès 1843-1850
  • Thuin > Décès 1797-1848 should read as Mariages 1853-1865
  • Thuin > Mariages 1852-1865 should read as Mariages 1852
  • Tournai > Tables décennales 1802-1900, mariages, décès 1802-1830 should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai > Tables décennales 1802-1900, mariages, décès 1802-1830
  • Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décés 1831-1865 should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décés 1831-1865
  • Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1866-1893 should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1866-1893
  • Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1866-1893 should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1866-1893
  • Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1894-1900 should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai > Naissances, mariages, décès 1894-1900,
  • Vaulx should read as Vaulx-lez-Tournai

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org. Please include the following information:

  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 > Strée > Naissances 1797-1854 > Image 426 of 668.
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