Tielt. A devil and a witchAugust 14, 2013August 26, 2020Click for an updated article on Tielt.51.0001523.326382Feel free to share:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...Tags:Tielt4 thoughts on “Tielt. A devil and a witch” Michael Christiaens April 29, 2015 at 9:58 pm I have an ancestor, Jacobus van Hollebeke, who died in 1719 in Tielt, and was, according to his death record, buried inside the sanctuary of the church he belonged to in Tielt. I am wondering if that church could be St Peter’s Church. Is there any evidence of such burials in this church? His spouse was Maria de Smedt.Loading... Reply Michael Christiaens April 29, 2015 at 10:55 pm Could someone please photograph St Peter’s Church and email me that photo?Loading... Reply Denzil April 30, 2015 at 7:27 am Next time I am in Tielt I will look into this Michael, as well as searching for your ancestor. If I come across any information on this, also from other readers, I will let you know.Loading... Reply mccsc2 May 1, 2015 at 4:36 am Denzil,Thank you very much for your response.If I am correct about my ancestor being buried inside the church sanctuary at St Peter’s Church [His Church-generated death record says that he is buried there], I am wondering if the usual rules about burials in Belgium apply. In an ordinary cemetery, burials are for a limited amount of time. Do you know if that rule would apply to someone buried inside a church sanctuary?If you are able to follow up on this matter, please check to see if you can find a burial for Jacobus Hollebeke inside the church sanctuary. If he is there, please also look for his wife, Maria de Smedt. If the burials are actually there, is it permissible to photograph the burial plot[s]? If the answer is yes, please do photograph them in high resolution and email to me at [email protected]met danke, Michael Christiaens Saline, Michigan, USALoading... ReplyAdd your comment or question: Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.