Central Bureau for Genealogy is the Dutch information and documentation centre for genealogy, family history and related sciences
Institute of Netherlands History
Internet Atlas of the Netherlands
Netherlands National Archive
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The Netherlands as it was: the environment: an amazing collection of maps, some national ( the 17th century atlases, field maps, aerial photographs), some regional (Deft, Friesland, Heino, Leek, Nijmegen, Norg, Overijssel, Roden, Utrecht and Veere)
Genlias, a searchable database of births, deaths and marriages since 1811, when compulsory registration was introduced in the Netherlands. All marriage records have now been included in this database, the inclusion of births and deaths is not yet complete. For more information see: Wat zit in Genlias?
Regionaal Archief Alkmaar
Amersfoort, Archief Eemland - not yet completed
Baptisms 1564-1811 a superb, searchable database of baptisms. PDF copies of register pages can be purchased and downloaded online, taking credit card payments. NB. The downloading process works in Firefox browser but not in my Internet Explorer version 7.
Genealogy introduction to Amsterdam genealogy
Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum, including a searchable database of baptisms, marriages and burials, 1582-1902
Delft Gemeentearchief another wonderful database of baptisms, marriages and burials 1575-1953
Eindhoven, Regionaal Historisch Centrum - apparently more or less complete
Friesian Historical and LIterary Centre, including a searchable database of baptisms, marriages and burials
Noord Holland, Archiefsdienst voor Kennemerland - apparently only since 1811
Haags Gemeentearchief (The Hague). Little, if any, online data avaiable
Zoek op personen
Leiden University Library
Leeuwaarden History Centre
Rotterdam, Gemeentearchief Rotterdam
Utrecht Archief Notarial Deeds a searchable database, 1663-1782, of deeds which may be downloaded
Zeeuws Gezocht, A searchable database of many records held in the Zeeuws Archief, including emigration 1839-1900 to South Africa and the USA
Voorne-Putten and Rozenburg
Dutch East India Company (VOC):
De VOC Site, an alphabetical list of ships with dates and voyages, as well as other material, including descriptions of the various types of ships in use
The Dutch East India Company, Dutch-Asiatic Shipping 1595-1795 , including an Overview of Voyages and a database searchable by, among others, Ship's name and place and date of departure and arrival
TANAP study of VOC archives
VOC links, a huge collections of relevant links
VOC Shipwrecks, every Dutch VOC ship that's ever been wrecked and their stories. (Use the menu at the bottom of the page - top one doesn't work)
Daghregister Van â€˜t Casteel Batavia van het Jaaren 1683-1701, contents of the Diary held at the VOC center of Batavia, 1683-1701, by the Indonesian National Archives. In Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
Atlas of Mutual Heritage, maps, drawings, prints and paintings of locations related to the VOC
Pictures of the Cape
A History of the Dutch Language
Online English/Dutch, Dutch/English dictionary, a very useful aid.
Van Dale Onlinewoordenboek, another excellent Dutch dictionary, but not a translating one.