Norway, Oslo, Birth Records; Stillbirths (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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|Flag of Norway|
|Location of Oslo, Norway|
|Map of Norway|
|Record Type||Birth, stillbirth|
|Title in the Language||Norge, Oslo, Fødselsanmeldelser, 1898-1945; Dødfødte, 1887-1953|
|Oslo City Archive|
- 1 Why Should I Look at This Collection?
- 2 What is in This Collection?
- 3 Reading These Records
- 4 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 5 Collection Content
- 6 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 7 What Do I Do Next?
- 8 Citing This Collection
- 9 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
Why Should I Look at This Collection?
If you had family living in the cities of Aker or Oslo during this time period, any births or stillbirths of children to this family would have been reported to the health department. Many births were attended by midwives and not in hospitals.
What is in This Collection?
This collection consists of births and stillbirths for the municipalities of Aker and Oslo for the years 1832 to 1954. On 1 January 1948 Aker was incorporated into the city of Oslo.
Reading These Records
These records are in Norwegian. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:
To Browse This Collection
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What Can These Records Tell Me?
Birth records may contain the following information:
- Name of child
- Father’s name
- Mother’s maiden name
- Baptism date
How Do I Search This Collection?
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- Your ancestor’s name and father’s name.
- Parish of residence
- Farm or town name of family residence
- Names of family members
- Approximate birth date
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How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed
- Carefully evaluate each piece of information given
- Use the information to locate the family in other records.
I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What?
- Check for variant spellings of the names including nicknames and abbreviated names
- Search the records of nearby parishes
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Norway.
Citing This Collection
- Collection Citation
"Norway, Oslo, Birth Records; Stillbirths." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 2014. Oslo Byarkiv.
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When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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