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Almelo

Anything related to my Almelo database, or Almelo in general

Maps

Maps are a wonderful resource, they help you visualize the surroundings of your ancestors and their journeys. For the Netherlands there are two very interesting sites: Watwaswaar.nl (what was where) and HISGIS.nl (Historical Geografic Information System). Both are interactive sites with maps of the Netherlands. Neither has an English interface, but watwaswaar has …

Almeloers in Amsterdam

My Almelo database is a fairly big project, I have 28503 people in that project. Many people from Almelo went to Amsterdam for a variety of reasons. Girls went to go in domestic service (even middle class girls), boys to learn a trade or for commerce. And this was not …

Almelo

Almelo is a medium sized town in the eastern part of the Dutch province of Overijssel. The present municipality consists both of the town itself, and of the surrounding country, the former Ambt or Heerlijkheid Almelo, which was the realm of the Count of Almelo. Some resources: Almelo on Wikipedia …