Sint Eustatius Civil Registration
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How to Find the Records
- Civil records for Sint Eustatius are included in WieWasWie.
- 1787-1832 - Registers van de Burgerlijke Administratie, 1787-1832
- 1869-1983 - Registers van de Burgerlijke Stand, 1869-1983
Offices to Contact
Civil Registry Department St. Eustatius (known locally as ‘Statia’)
Government Administration Building
De Graaffweg 13
- 1828-1860 - St. Eustatius and Saba after 1828, mostly 1828-1845 (record group 1.05.13.02). 1828-1860 finding aids
- 1709-1828 - St. Eustatius and Saba before 1828, mostly 1790-1828 (record group 1.05.13.01). 1709-1828 finding aids
Most of the records are not online yet.
Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 20
2595 BE The Hague
PO Box 90520
2509 LM The Hague
Telephone: +31 (0)70 3315400
From the first European settlement around 1636 "until the early 19th century, St. Eustatius changed hands twenty-one times between the Netherlands, Britain and France." It is now a special municipality of the Netherlands. Slavery was abolished in 1863.
Coverage and Compliance
Information Recorded in the Records
- Name of child
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Names of father and mother
- Names of bride and groom
- Date of marriage
- Place of marriage
- Names of parents
- Names of witnesses
- Name of deceased
- Date of death
- Place of death
- Name of spouse or parents
- U.S. SSA, Program Operations Manual System (POMS), Procedure For Obtaining Birth, Marriage, And Death Certificates From Caribbean Netherlands, (accessed 23 February 2021.
- Yvette Hoitink, Ask Yvette – Where Can I Find Records For St. Eustatius?, 12 October 2018, (accessed 27 March 2021)
- Wikipedia contributors, Sint Eustatius, (accessed 13 March 2021).