Latest update: 17 January 2021



The Geneaknowhow Foundation would like to thank everyone who contributed in any way to the domain in 2020. Not only the permanent employees, but also the people who drew our attention to new digital resources, the people who submitted material for VPND (From Paper To Digital) and GeneaScript, and those who reported dead links.

Last year the visit to again increased. The number of contribuitions to VPND and in particular to Geneascript increased, as well as the number of references on the Digital Resources website. In addition our Paleography course has been updated.

The Foundation will continue to support your research in 2021 to the best of our abilities!


Since 1997 the costs for the websites have been borne initially by the people who created and maintained the websites, in recent years we have been supported by a number of donors.

We want to keep Geneaknowhow free from advertising, so donations and subsidies are more than welcome for the Foundation. The Foundation has been granted ANBI status by the Dutch tax authorities, that is to say we have been designated as a General Benefit Institution. Because the Foundation does not have to pay a gift tax, your donation is fully used to realize the objective of the Foundation *.

If you want to support our Foundation financially, you can transfer your donation to account number NL25INGB0004317816 in the name of Stichting Geneaknowhow in Bennekom.

The Geneaknowhow Foundation is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 17261431. For deposits from abroad: IBAN: NL25INGB0004317816, BIC: INGBNL2A.

* "The purpose of the foundation is: to facilitate genealogical, (regional) historical and archaeological research and furthermore everything that is directly related to this or that may be conducive to it. The foundation does not aim to make a profit."

New resources added recently are listed on our "Nieuw" ("New") page in Dutch and English.

Please refer to the Dutch pages (listed in the left hand frame) for all other links to resources available in the Netherlands and Belgium.

A short introduction to genealogical research in the Netherlands is available on our FAQ site.

downloadable courses paleography and Medieval Latin



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