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January 16, 2017: On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of The Regional State Archives in Hamar, almost 300 maps from the beginning of the 18th century, drawn by Amts Conductor Hans Lemming Juell, have been published. View them as scanned with corresponding registry. Also see our main page for maps and drawings in The National Archives.  

January 10, 2017: At the start of a New Year and a lot of new Parish register transcriptions are available. Slekt og Data Telemark have registered married and confirmation from Bø i Telemark 1892-1900, Slekt og Data Vestfold married from Borre 1752-1806 and Slekt og Data Sande in-migrated from Skoger 1885-1910. Furthermore Gerd Karen Rognstad has registered buried and stillborn from Balsfjord 1890-1906 and Grete Marry Brøste married from Grytten 1921-1959. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

January 4, 2017: We wish you all a Happy New Year and start the new year with the publishing of a few new transcriptions. Hedmark Slektshistorielag have registered baptized from Vang 1852-1857 and staff at The Regional State Archives in Bergen have registered buried from Stadsbygd 1806-1815 and Stryn 1906-1924. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

December 23, 2016: Last sections of transcriptions from Church books and censuses before Christmas are available. Among these are contributions from our dear Digital Inn guests, in this case represented by Grethe Hegge, Siw Agnath, Rune Bergesen, Hogne Holst, Bjarne Halten, Gjøvik og Toten Slektshistorielag, Slekt og Data Vestfold, Slekt og Data Telemark, and Slekt og Data Rogaland. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.  Marry Christmas from all of us, to all of you with a photo of the Regional State Archives in Bergen from last night. It may look like white Christmas, but is was actually hail and thunder.

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A new and improved online service for scanned archives is launched


The Digital Archives officially migrated to a new solution for the scanned deeds registry and parish registers Wednesday April 27 and Monday May 2. From now on links to the old solutions redirect and point to the new ones. The old solutions for the scanned parish registers and deeds registry will no longer be available. Read more...

New service for the scanned archives

How to start tracing your ancestry in Norway?


Tracing your lineage is a fun and rewarding challenge that requires some basic knowledge of past centuries. A new handbook from the National Library of Norway, the National Archives of Norway and DIS-Norge, the largest genealogy association in Norway, will walk you through the available resources and how to get the most out of them. Read more...

How to start tracing your ancestry in Norway?