The Geschied- en Heemkundige Kring Kinrooi closes its offices during the period 20/12/2022 to 02/01/2023.

geistingen grot 1931

Grot 1931

Kessenich -Café-Restaurant P Dirkse - De La Roy -

De tram aan het grenskantoor


Het Fort op het Dorpsplein

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Aan de kerk

baggermolen Ophoven

Baggermolen aan de Maas

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New activities for the 2023 operating year will be announced soon.

Heritage conservation, from the word heath, is research into one’s own living environment. Local history is an intangible cultural heritage and includes all sciences on a local or regional level, with the aim of acquiring local knowledge.
The research can focus on the history (e.g. through archaeology), geography, demography, genealogy, dialectology, toponymy, geography, biology and ecology of a place of residence or environment. Local history can focus on both the present and the past.
(source : Wikipedia)


Volume 4 of volume 2022 has just been published, including articles on Marec, discoveries in the Kinrooi municipality archives and the murder of Theodoor Rutten.

A genealogy is a compilation of all persons from the same family, starting from the oldest known ancestor in the male line (generation I), which is called progenitor. These persons may have different surnames (with variants).