Orkdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Contains parish registers from the parishes Orkdal, Orkanger and Orkland (Svorkmo). Included Skaun (Børseskog) until 1816. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1695-1924.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Orkdal: 1695-1716, 1776-1936

Orkdal / Orkanger (Øra): 1909-1924

Orkdal / Orkdal: 1715-1815

Orkdal / Skaun: 1742-1816

Orkdal / Svorkmo: 17301794, 1816-1867, 1873-1915

Census Records


  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 clerical census for Orkdal (Orkedal) clerical district include the parishes of Orkdal and Skaun and and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available in a scanned format online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) and in a searchable index.


  • Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 civil census for Orkdal (Orkedal) clerical district include the parishes of Orkdal, Orkanger, Orkland (Svorkmo, Mo) and Skaun and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.     Also available in a scanned format online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • Manntall 1701 : optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701The 1701 census for Orkdal (Orkedal) clerical district is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available online in a scanned format at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).



  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. The1801 census for Orkdal (Orkedal) clerical district include the parishes of Orkdal, Orkanger, Orkland (Svorkmo, Mo) and Skaun and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).






Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1689-1880: Probates may be found in Orkdal judicial district.

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