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Hordaland County, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Hordaland County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Norway > Hordaland County
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Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo by population. The county administration is in Bergen. Before 1972 Bergen was a separate entity (Bergen county) from Hordaland.

Family History Resources[edit | edit source]

Nordhordland[edit | edit source]

Sunnhordland Lag[edit | edit source]

Hardanger Lag [edit | edit source]

Vosselag  (www.Vosselag.org)[edit | edit source]

Vestlandslag Stevne[edit | edit source]

Government Offices and Sites[edit | edit source]

Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Hordaland County[edit | edit source]

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Censuses[edit | edit source]

The parish priest's census (scanned)

The bailiff and the magistrate's census (scanned)


Church Records[edit | edit source]

Photos of churches in Hordaland

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Passenger Lists[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Digitised probate records for Hordaland county

Databases of probate indexes for Hordaland county

Probate Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

 
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Taxation[edit | edit source]

Oppebørselbok for Rosendalsgodset 1796-1800 .  (A record of taxes received for Rosendal Baroniet from 1796-1800).