This material consists of mortgage books, which contain written copies of official stated public documents
sorted chronologically according to their stated date. It also consists of registers, which are short descriptions
and locators to the mortgage books, sorted by property. The registers and mortgage books are located at the Archives by
This service provides three different entries to the material.
Property: Use this entry if you know all or parts of names and/or real estate reference numbers. This entry has at this stage limited
coverage and only works for registers prior to 1880.
Register: Use this when you don't find your information using the property entry. By visually reading the registers (you need to
understand and read handwritten Norwegian text), you may find your references and then use them to look in the mortgage book. The coverage
does not at this stage include the whole country.
Mortgage book: To be used if you already know, e.g. from Infoland, which office and in which mortgage book your information is written.
The coverage does not at this stage include the whole country.