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Railroad Employees

Utrecht Archives have launched a new database, perfect for genealogists with Dutch ancestors! It contains personal details of almost 100,000 employees of Dutch railroad companies between 1836 and 1920. The database is available for free! Historical context The first railroad in the Netherlands was opened in 1839 and connected Amsterdam and Haarlem. Between 1842 and […]

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Learn about Dutch genealogy

We have created the perfect help for you! The Dutch Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide contains valuable research strategies to help you find your Dutch ancestors. This handy 8-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.Legacy also offers a webinar called ‘Help, They Are Dutch! Tracing Your Ancestors in the Netherlands‘.


War cemetery Bloemendaal

Today I visited the Noord-Hollands Archief in Haarlem. One of my clients asked me to look for some documents about his great-grandfather who lived for more than five years in psychiatric hospitals. After my trip to the archives, I drove from Haarlem to Zandvoort to see the North Sea beach. It is a beautiful way […]