Belgium Online Genealogy Records

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Guide to Belgium Online Genealogy Records for researching ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth, marriage, death, census, church, military, immigration, and naturalization records.
Belgium Online Genealogy Records

This chart shows links to countrywide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county, town, or parish), go to Locating Online Databases.

Ancestry.com, findmypast.com, and MyHeritage.com can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Church Records and Vital Records

Births, Baptisms, or Christenings; Marriages; Deaths and Burials




Large Databases With Many Record Types
  • Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium, geneaknowhow.net. Go to digitaale bronnen [digital resources] and then to each province. Indexes for more than one town, an area, region, or province are listed first, followed by indexes for records by town.
  • Belgian National Archives, person search. For English front page, with links to civil registration and church records images. To see the images free registration is required. The National Archive also has church records online by province.
  • Zoekakten. The site lists records available on FamilySearch.org and offers an easier interface to get to the record type and time period needed. Also has some indexes, i.e. to military records and emigrants.


Cemeteries


Compiled Genealogies


Emigration, Immigration, and Passenger Lists


Jewish Records


Military Records


Names


Nobility
  • Heraldic Belgium: collection historical, chronological, genealogical and biographical complete of all the noble houses, T. 5-9 (in French) .
  • Heraldic Belgium: collection historical, chronological, genealogical and biographical complete of all the noble houses, T. 1-4 (in French).
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