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Guide to Oppland ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Oppland is a county in Norway, bordering Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Akershus, Oslo and Hedmark. The county administration is in Lillehammer. Oppland is, together with Hedmark, one of the only two landlocked counties of Norway.

Oppland extends from the lakes Mjøsa and Randsfjorden to the mountains Dovrefjell, Jotunheimen and Rondane. The county is conventionally divided into traditional districts. These are Gudbrandsdalen, Valdres, Toten, Hadeland and Land.

Government Offices and Sites[edit | edit source]

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

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Church Records/Civil Registration[edit | edit source]


Censuses[edit | edit source]

The parish priest's census (scanned)

The bailiff and the magistrate's census (scanned)

Searchable censuses

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]

Probate Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Oppland Sorenskriveri districts


Taxation[edit | edit source]

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