Methodology

Ancestors in ‘cijnsregisters’

Yesterday I was talking with some members of the historical society in Loon op Zand, a small village in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. The five of us come together on a frequent basis to talk about our research, to look for new topics for articles or just to discuss interesting developments in the historical […]

Heritage Trips

My hero’s footsteps

A couple of days ago I visited Waterloo, one of the most famous towns in Belgium. It is only because of the defeat of Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo that the place has become so notorious. This year in June several crowned and uncrowned very important persons came to Waterloo for the commemorations of […]