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Ancestry ermöglicht Zugriff auf holländische Urkunden

100 Millionen neue Dokumente aus Holland auf Ancestry verfügbar

  • Ancestry signed landmark agreement with the Dutch Centre for Family Studies (CBG)
  • Birth, marriage and death certificates from all over Holland for the first time available outside the archives

Ancestry, the expert on digital genealogy and family research, announces a cooperation with the Dutch Centre for Family Studies (CBG). Since early June, 100 million births, deaths and marriage certificates from the Netherlands on Ancestry are available. The majority of Aufzeichnungen documented events from the 19th and 20th centuries.

The collection brings together the resources of the comprehensive Dutch archival network and includes civil registers, population registers, church records and family ads. To date, the documents only via the associated "WieWasWie database" of CBG were available. By cooperating family researchers around the world now have the opportunity to access the records and to use it for their research.

Nikolai Donitzky, Managing Director Germany at Ancestry, explains: "The Dutch center for genealogy and local Dutch archives have done a remarkable job with the collection and the digitization of the collections. We are pleased that we can help to distribute the documents to a global audience. "

Leo Voogt, executive director of CBG, adds: "In order to provide centralized access to all our genealogical records, we have worked closely with the community of Dutch archives. The cooperation with Ancestry widens the range of potential public many times and generate new visitors to the websites of local institutions in the Netherlands. "

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