Tinn Parish, Telemark, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Tinn, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records/

Tinn Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Bratsberg
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Fylke 1919-Present Telemark
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Tinn clerical district contains kirkebøker from the parishes Atrå, Austbygdi (Østbygde), Mæl and Rjukan with Dal. Included Hovin parish until 1859 when it was annexed to Gransherad clerical district. See Hjartdal clerical district (film 126944 book 1) for a few entries for the year 1692.


Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Clerical Census: This census was taken by the local parish priests. It covers for Tinn clerical district, including Attraa (Atrå) parish, Mæl annex, Dal annex, and Hovin annex. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1664-1666 Civil Census: This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It covers Tinn clerical district, including Attraa (Atrå) parish, Mæl annex, Dal annex and Hovin annex. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1730: A special 1730 census exists for Tinn clerical district, which at this time period included the parishes Atrå, Austbygdi, Mæl, Hovin, and Dal. It includes the farm name, head of household, sometimes his wife, children, servants, and other people staying on the farm, age, sex and some miscellaneous information. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. A printed PDF file is online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1782: A special 1782 census for Tinn clerical district, which at this time period included the parishes Atrå, Austbygdi, Mæl, Hovin, and Dal, used to be available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives), but was removed when the website was changed. When they re-add it, a link will be provided here.






  • 1900: The 1900 census for Tinn clerical district, which at this time period included the parishes Atrå, Austbygdi, Mæl, Ryukan, and Dal, is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1910: The 1910 census is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


Court Records[edit | edit source]

Emigration Records[edit | edit source]

Utvandrare frå Tinn 1837-1907 (Emigrants from Tinn 1837-1907).

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Nedre Telemark judicial district
*1667-1834 Family History Library
*1667-1834 Digitalarkivet

Øvre Telemark østfjelske judicial district
*1668-1866 Family History Library
*1668-1845 Digitalarkivet

Telemark and Bamble deanery
*1696-1806 Family History Library
*1696-1806 Digitalarkivet