Through this presentation you will become acquainted with the most commonly used sources for genealogical research in the Netherlands: civil registration, population administration and parish records. Information is also given about the use of names, the accessibility of periods and (free) databases/websites.
John Boeren has been involved in genealogy since 1988. He studied Law at Tilburg University and later attended the School for Archivists and the International Institute for Genealogical Studies. Currently he is enrolled in the postgraduate program at the University of Strathclyde.
In 2015 he started his own genealogical business, named Antecedentia. He offers research and heritage trips in the Netherlands and Flanders. He was a speaker at international conferences, wrote articles and worked for tv shows like Finding Your Roots.
Since 2020 he has been on the board of the Association of Professional Genealogists. In 2023 the members elected him APG’s President for the term 2024-2025.