Archives de la Ville de Seraing

  • City Archive Seraing


Administration Communale de Seraing
Rue Paquay 25


+32 4 330 11 53
+32 4 330 11 49

Archival and Other Holdings

The City Archives Seraing is responsible for the preservation of municipal archives. The extent of the archive is ca. 4,000 boxes.

This institution contains the archives of the municipality of Seraing. Notable is the file no. 547.195 titled “Ordinances concerning the Jews” (dated 1940-1943). The file contains the ‘Jewish ordinance’ of 28 October 1940, posters, correspondence concerning the implementation of the ordinances, internal reports, forms, flyers, documents containing the definition of who is “Jewish”, press clippings and a copy of the Verordnungsblatt of 10 June 1941. Also noted is a second file, concerning real estate owned by Jews, and containing documents related to fees for the ‘requisition’ [sic] and ‘securing’ [sic] of houses belonging to Jews.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

There is an unpublished MS Excel spreadsheet.

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday from 7:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 12:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

July and August: Monday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Research Services

genealogical research

  • (20€/h) for the communes of Ougrée and Boncelles (1930-1976)
  • (20€/h) for the communes of Seraing and Jemeppe (1960-1976)

Please note that for the years prior to 1930 (Ougrée and Boncelles) and the years prior to 1960 (Seraing and Jemeppe), contact the Archives de l'Etat de Liège at rue du Chéra 79, 4000 LIEGE


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