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Searching for Dutch records? This landing page is a guide to Dutch ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, etc.



The Netherlands / Nederland (Holland)

Country Codes

 NL  NLD 528 +31 .nl nl NL
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Links & Resources

Some useful advice from the CBG|Centrum voor familiegeschiedenis (the Dutch centre for family history)


For non-Dutch readers who want to know more about their Dutch ancestors the CBG (the Dutch centre for family history) published Dutch Roots. Finding your ancestors in the Netherlands by Rob van Drie.

This book is also available as an E-book (Kindle-edition); price approx. $19.28. Click here to order.


You can also use the website FamilySearch, where you can find several useful lessons in their online Learning Center, including a course about the Dutch website WieWasWie (WhoWasWho).


Try online searches at the Amsterdam city archive:


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