Outline related to Belgian Immigrants
1839-nowThe Kingdom of the Netherlands is subdivided in provinces. The following are "neighbors" of Belgium (and parts of them where, at one moment or another, administrated from a Belgian city):
1814-1830/1839The following provices did belong "de jure" to the Netherlands for the period 1814-1839, but where de facto independent from 1830 on, and formed the Kingdom of Belgium.
France and the Kingdom of Holland (1795-1814)
Dutch Republic and the "Generaliteitslanden" (before 1795)
Modern History (1795-)
Verenigd Koninkrijk van de Nederlanden (1815-)
- The "Verenigd Koninkrijk van de Nederlanden (United Kingdom of the Netherlands)", created in 1815 by the Congress of Vienna, was and is in fact a personal union, with different rules of heritage, of the following countries:
- The Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815-)
The former Austrian Netherlands, with the Prince-Bishopric of Liège, did split of in 1830 and formed the Kingdom of Belgium in 1831 (accepted by the King of the Netherlands in 1839). The Belgium did retroceed parts of the Limbourg and Luxembourg to the Netherlands in 1839.
- The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (1815-1871 (?))
- The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg was member of the German Confederation from 1815 until 1871 (?). See the map of the German Confederation. The black line represents the initial limits in 1815.
- Population reconstructions Overview of existing databases (Dutch)
Emigration from East-Flanders to the Netherlands
- Book: Aalsterse katoendrukkers naar Helmond in Nederland 1846 - 1860 by A. Braet en L. Bombeeck, 2003
- Jan Wullaert: Brugge, WVL, BEL -> Leiden, NDL (site in Dutch)
- Netherlands: Cadastral Maps 1832 (Dutch)