Balestrand (Tjugum) Parish, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Balestrand clerical district contains the parish registers from the parishes Balestrand (Tjugum), Vangsnes and Fjærland (Mundal). They were separated from Leikanger clerical district in 1849.

Microfilm at the Family History Library cover the years 1834-1934 for Balestrand clerical district.

For earlier records see Leikanger clerical district.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet.

Balestrand: 1834-1878

Balestrand / Fjærland: 1853-1940

Balestrand / Kvamsøy: 1857-1929

Balestrand / Tjugum: 1853-1919

Balestrand / Vangsnes: 1879-1909

Census Records 

  • Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 census for Balestrand clerical district was taken by the local civil authorities and include the parishes of Balestrand, Fresvik, Feios, Leikanger and Vangsnes.  This census is available on microfilm at theFamily History Library.

  • 'Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.'' 1664-1666 census for Balestrandclerical district was taken by the 'local parish priests and include the parishes of 'Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Vangsnes, Balestrand and Fjæreland.  It is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge.  The 1801 census for Balestrand clerical district include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Balestrand, Vangsnes and Fjærland.  This census is avaialble on microfilm at theFamily History Library; as well as online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1845 folketelling for Leikanger prestegjeld (Sogn og Fjordane).  The 1845 census forBalestrand include the parishes of Feiås (Rinde), Fjærland (Mundal), Vangsnes, Leikanger (Fresvik) and Balestrand (Tjugum).  These records contain mainly statistical information and are available on microfilm at the Family History Library

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1698-1882: Probates may be found in Ytre Sogn judicial district.

1766-1810: Clerical probates may be found in Sogn Deanery.