|Type:||Civil Registration records, Database with Images|
|Title in French:||Belgique, Brabant, registres d’état civil|
|Title in Dutch:||België, Brabant, Burgerlijke Stand|
|Records language:||French, Dutch, Flemish|
|Reading records help:|
|Related Websites||Belgium Ancestry, WorldVitalRecords|
|Records repository||State Archives of Belgium|
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914 .
Title in the Language of the Record[edit | edit source]
Belgique, Brabant, registres d’état civil
Record Description[edit | edit source]
The collection consists of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths from the Belgian National Archives between 1582 and 1914. The collection also includes marriage proclamations, marriage supplements, and some original indexes. Additional images will be added as they become available.
Find out more about these records at Belgium, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).
These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914.|
Record Content[edit | edit source]
A birth record may provide the following information:
- Day and hour of birth
- Name of parents
- Occupation and age of parents
- Names of witnesses to the birth
- Birthplace of the child
A marriage record may provide the following information:
- Names of the couple
- Their birthplace and place of residence
- Birthdates and ages of the couple
- Names and consent of parents
- Occupations of the couple to be married
- Place of residence and occupations of parents
A death record may provide the following information:
- Day and hour of death
- Age or birth date of the deceased
- Birthplace of the deceased
- Name of the deceased person
- Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)
- Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death
- Indicates if parents are deceased or gives their residence if they are still living. When they are deceased, it may give their burial location
- Witnesses may be members of the family
How to Use the Record[edit | edit source]
This section provides information on how to search the collection, such as how to view or read the records.
It is helpful to know your ancestor's given name and surname, along with some other identifying information such as the general area where your ancestor lived and estimated event year.
Search the Collection[edit | edit source]
To search this collection by name:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Place" category
⇒Select the “Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images
Search the collection images one by one, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
For Help Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are in Dutch, Flemish or French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
Other Searches[edit | edit source]
|FHL Place Belgium, Brabant items or FHL Keyword Belgium, Brabant items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
Known Issues with This Collection[edit | edit source]
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How You Can Contribute[edit | edit source]
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Citations for This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914. Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Rijksarchief te Leuven [Belgium State Archives, Brussels].
Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914.