Following is a list of commonly
used digital sources, mostly from the Netherlands and some from outside
the Netherlands. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list off all used
Netherlands - general
Bureau voor Genealogie (Central
Bureau for Genealogy) Useful for searching family
announcements and ordering "persoonskaarten" (cards with
genealogical data on one person).
Monument Joodse Gemeenschap in Nederland (Digital
Monument of the Jewish Community in the Netherlands) This site
lists all Dutch Jews who were deported and murdered during the
Holocaust. Where possible the site states their family members,
address, profession etc. at time of their deportation.
This site shows data from birth,
marriage and death certificates from cities and towns outside of
Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam.
(War Graves Foundation) This site lists Dutch persons who
perished in the Second World War, including those who were murdered in
the death camps, soldiers who fell in battle and resistance
fighters who lost their lives.
Den Haag en Rotterdam
Amsterdam in the Eighteenth Century This is a partial list of the
Ashkenazi Jewish inhabitants of Amsterdam in the 18th century, as
collected by Moshe Mossel of Jerusalem. It contains the family
relations as he reconstructed them. It contains around two thirds of
the entire community and is constantly updated with additional material.
vanaf 1834 tot 1954.
(Burial Permissions from 1834 till
1954) Concerns the Diemen,
Muiderberg and Zeeburg cemeteries. This site offers data
from the "Registry of Burial Permissions for Burial on a Jewish
Cemetery by the Jewish Community of Amsterdam". Includes the so-called 'Rijenboeken' of the
Muiderberg Cemetery in Amsterdam. Collected
cards of the Amsterdam Portuguese Jewish Community concerning the
Ouderkerk a/d Amstel cemetery. These detailed burial cards often list
(Population Registry) of the Jews
living in Amsterdam in the period of 1851 till 1853, occasionally
updated till 1855, and partly dating even up to 1864 (supplement
This data was digitalized and checked between 1992 and
2005 by dozens of volunteers, supervised by Dave Verdooner.
gesloten bij de Joodse Gemeente Amsterdam (N.I.H.S.) tussen 6 juli 1834
en 30 december 1937. (Marriages
that took place in the Jewish Community of Amsterdam between July 6,
1834 and December 30, 1937). Based on research by Dave Verdooner
on available material.
Amsterdam Archiefbank. (Amsterdam City Archives) On
this site one can search online for a.o. "Archive Cards", "Family
Cards" and "Market Cards". There is a fee for ordering scans of these
Gemeentearchief (The Hague City Archives) Birth, marriage and death
(Rotterdam City Archives)
links ordered by Dutch Provinces
Data from birth,
marriage and death certificates, sometimes with more details than the
Genlias database (see above).
Joods Monument Meppel
(Digital Jewish Monument of Meppel) Lists data on families
that lived in the town of Meppel, just before, during and after the
Second World War.
Letterkundig Centrum Tresoar (Historic and Literary
Center of Friesland)
Centrum Leeuwarden (Historic Center of the city of
Archives Bommelwaard) Concerns the town of Zaltbommel
and surroundings. Offers original certificates and civil
Noord-west Veluwe (Regional
Archives North-West Veluwe) Concerns the towns of Elburg,
Hardewijk, Nunspeet, Oldebroek.
archiefnet including the original birth,
marriage and death certificates of the town of Appingedam.
Joods Groningen (History
of Jewish Groningen) Contains information on the Jewish
cemeteries in the city of Groningen.
Bergen op Zoom
Informatie Centrum Data on the whole province of Noord
surrounding areas. City Archives of Breda.
Den Bosch City
Digitale stamboom including
Bloemendaal, Haarlem and Zandvoort. Partly original certificates.
Original marriage and death
Original certificates from
Eemland Archives with original birth, marriage and death
(Archives of Zeeland)
of the Netherlands
section is still under construction.