Finding your ancestors’ place in Kresy (Borderlands)


In the previous video (#2) we have talked on how to find the geographical position of the town or village of your interest. We only talked about the area of modern Poland and today we want to add a short supplemental video that will focus on its former Eastern borderlands.

Poland’s borders have changed through history. After the second World War Poland lost a sizable amount of it eastern territories. Researching these territories can be fairly more difficult. How to find a place that is no longer in Poland? Watch our video to find out.


Historical maps of Poland

Eastern Borderland Places

If you are still having problems with finding your ancestors or need any assistance in your research, please send your request to our Genealogy Services Team.


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