Ancestor Antenat

Genealogical Research Experts in Poland

Generations ago, the people of present-day Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Belarus constituted a rich and complex interconnected community that was home to many faiths and ethnicities. Their identities and stories are recorded in a wide variety of languages and sources. Whether you are an individual curious about your family story or a professional seeking expert support, Ancestor Antenat can be your experienced and trusted guide.

Tell us what you are looking for

How we work

Step by step
Step 1

Send us a message telling us what you would like to achieve and what you already know. If you prefer, we’re happy to set up a video or phone call to talk through your situation.

Step 2


We will present you with a proposal describing how we think we can best help with your goals.

Step 3


We will use our knowledge of available sources to seek the information you want as efficiently as possible using a combination of physical archives, online databases, and many other resources – in Poland and elsewhere as necessary.

Step 4


We will present our findings to you clearly and thoroughly in a written report that shows our sources.


This is excellent. I do appreciate your help and professionalism!

A.S., New York, USA

Thank you for your hard work and dedication to this project. Your efforts have helped me gain a better understanding of my family's unique history.

P.S., London, England

The help you have provided is appreciated more than you know. Thank you very much for being so dedicated and diligent with this!

G.K., New York, USA

Your kindness, your grace, your sensitivity and refinement, was a gift to us as we explored our family’s glorious history.

B.R., Pittsburgh, USA

Delighted with the service… I haven’t hesitated to recommend Anna.

F.M., Melbourne, Australia

Anna is a knowledgeable, relentless, curious and thorough genealogist. She embodies all the hallmarks of an extraordinary academic researcher and speaker in the field.

L.L., Toronto, Canada

Thank you for this excellent report!

E.D., Cologne, Germany

About us

Our founder Anna Wiernicka holds an M.A. in history from Warsaw University and a Ph.D. in history from Bydgoszcz University. Her past affiliations include the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw. She has more than 20 years of experience as a genealogical researcher, serving individuals and families, as well as handling complex cases for professional clients.

Anna regularly speaks on genealogical and historical topics at international and Polish conferences. She is a member of the Association of Polish Professional Genealogists, the Warsaw Genealogical Society, and the Association of Professional Genealogists (USA).

Anna’s institutional clients have included the award-winning TV series Who Do You Think You Are, JRI-Poland, State Trustees (Australia), and

Contact us

Interested in your family story but don’t know where to start?

Got stuck in your independent research? Feel free to get in touch, we can help!

Ancestor Antenat
ul. Jana Kochanowskiego 10
05-501 Piaseczno