Photograph of John Boeren in Tilburg, the Netherlands

Antecedentia | Genealogy in the Netherlands is founded by John Boeren (*1973) from Tilburg, the Netherlands.
He studied at Tilburg Law School and at the School for Archivists in The Hague. For almost ten years he worked at the Regional Archives in Tilburg, mainly as a manager of the Department for Research Services and Education.
Since 1988 he is engaged with genealogy and other forms of historical research. All those years he has been an instructor for genealogy courses. He regularly gives lectures about genealogy or local history. He publishes articles in books and magazines.

John is a graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies (Professional Development Certificate and Methodology Certificate. 2019). He is currently serving as a board member of the International Society for Family History Writers and Editors (2018), as a board member of THE Genealogy Show (2018) and as a board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (2020).

Association of Professional Genealogists
International Society of Family History Writers and Editors
National Genealogical Society
Nederlandse Genealogische Vereniging
Familiekunde Vlaanderen