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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
Zuid-Holland Burgerlijke Stand
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The collection contains records from the province of Zuid-Holland and includes civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection covers the years 1679 through 1942, but the exact time period of the records varies by locality and record type.
  
This collection of civil records from the Zuid-Holland Province covers the years 1811 through 1942.  
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1576401/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
The collection oc civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths for the province of Zuid-Holland. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included. Time period of the records varies by locality and record type.  
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1576401/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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===Sample Images===
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Click on images for a larger view.
  
== Record Content, History and Use  ==
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'''Birth records''' may contain the following information:
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*Birth date and place of birth
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*Name of child
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*If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
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*Gender
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*Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
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*Birth place of father
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*Birth place of mother
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*Date and number of record
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
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*Date and Place of Event
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*Name of Bride and Groom
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*Residence, Marital Status, and Age
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*Names of Parents
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*Names of Witnesses
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:
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*Date and Place of Death
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*Name of Deceased Person
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*Age or Birth Date
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*Residence Place and sometimes the Place of Origin
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*Cause of Death
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*Marital Status
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*If Married, the Name of the Spouse and sometimes the Names of Children
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*Sometimes Names of Parents
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*Names of Witnesses
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For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
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=== How to Search the Records  ===
 
  
To search the collection: <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
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'''To search the collection by image:'''
  
Look at the images one by one 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. Keep in mind:
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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'''To search the collection by name:'''
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
  
== Civil Registrations in Nearby Localities  ==
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Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names, or variations of their name, throughout their life.
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*If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
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*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  
*[[Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===                         
*[[Netherlands, Drenthe Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.                           
*[[Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Netherlands_Vital_Records_Index vital records indexes] in the country.                 
*[[Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                         
*[[Netherlands, Groningen Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Netherlands Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.                         
*[[Netherlands, Limburg Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===                             
*[[Netherlands, Noord-Brabant Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.                                 
*[[Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the 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 an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.                         
*[[Netherlands, Overijssel, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                         
*[[Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                         
*[[Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.                       
*[[Netherlands Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Netherlands Societies|local genealogical societies]].
*[[Netherlands Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
*[[Netherlands Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, please read the attached [[Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, feel free to report them at [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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.  
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Netherlands-Zuid-Holland-Province-Civil-Registration-1679-1942-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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.
  
*[http://www.genver.nl/indexdr.htm Genver - This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch)]
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== Citing this Collection ==
*[http://www.genlias.nl/en/page0.jsp Genlias] - This site is a compilation of indexed civil records from the Netherlands, including some from Dutch colonies, mostly dating from 1811 until the mid-1900s. It is in Dutch, but has an option to view and search in English. While it is not complete as yet, it is extensive and records are still being added. Many of the images for the indexed Zuid Holland records on Genlias can then be located more easily in this browsable database.<br>
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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.
  
*[[Netherlands]]
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'''Collection Citation'''<br>{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration,1679-1942." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag (National Archives, The Hague).}}
*[[Netherlands Civil Registration]]
 
  
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== How You Can Contribute ==
 
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1576401/waypoints Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942]
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When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1942." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Burgerlijke Stand. Rotterdam Municipal Archive.}}  
 
 
 
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1679-1942
Languages: Dutch
Title in the Languages: Zuid-Holland Burgerlijke Stand
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Netherlands National Archives


What is in the Collection?

The collection contains records from the province of Zuid-Holland and includes civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths. Indexes, marriage intentions, marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and divorces are also included.

This collection covers the years 1679 through 1942, but the exact time period of the records varies by locality and record type.

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

For information about the history, content, and use of these records see the wiki article Netherlands Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Birth date and place of birth
  • Name of child
  • If still-born, illegitimate, or twin
  • Gender
  • Names of parents, father's occupation and their residence
  • Birth place of father
  • Birth place of mother
  • Date and number of record

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Date and Place of Event
  • Name of Bride and Groom
  • Residence, Marital Status, and Age
  • Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Date and Place of Death
  • Name of Deceased Person
  • Age or Birth Date
  • Residence Place and sometimes the Place of Origin
  • Cause of Death
  • Marital Status
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse and sometimes the Names of Children
  • Sometimes Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942.

To search the collection by image:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Municipality"
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

To search the collection by name:

Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names, or variations of their name, throughout their life.
  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the 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 an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached 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.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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, Civil Registration,1679-1942." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag (National Archives, The Hague).

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration. 1679-1942..

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