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May 23, 2017: The Most Recent 100 is now updated with a number of new internally registered contributions. This mainly concerns Parish records with Stillborns and Dead Dissenters. In addition can be mentioned Born and Baptised from Holt Parish 1801-1812. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

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May 16, 2017: At the Digital Archives we start the celebration of our National Day with the publication of new transcribed Parish Records and Censuses. Slekt og Data in Hedmark and in Vestfold have registered confirmations from Stange and Larvik, and from Møre og Romsdal we have received from Aukra and Sunnylven. Individuals have also contributed to our database with their transcriptions. Per Einar Langseth has registered from Grytten, Else Gravem Hansen from Kampen, Jonas Holm Erstad from Andebu, Strømm and Tjølling, Marie Tollan from Tolga, Tor Kvien from Davik, Steinar Vasaasen from Stange and Gerd Karen Rognstad from Balsfjord. Otherwise we can mention Tirsdagsklubben who have registered from Trøgstad and Moss Historical Society who have registered from Moss.

See also Censuses from Steinkjer, Levanger, Drammen, Borre and Moss. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.   

April 28, 2017: Our Most Recent 100 list is now updated with a lot of new contributions. This includes in- and out-migrants from Moss Parish registered by Moss Historical Society, and transcriptions from Tranøy and Lenvik by Gerd Karen Rognstad. The registration of Born and Baptised from Klepp 1886-1919 is now complete thanks to contributions from Slekt og Data Rogaland, and same list type has been registered from Grytten by Slekt og Data Møre og Romsdal. At the same time Grethe Hegge has completed the lists from Stjørdal 1797-1815 by registering the years before 1801. 

We also welcome Marit Talberg Aarset as a new guest at the Digital Inn, who has registered burials from Veøy Parish. A lot of new contributions are also available from staff at the Digital Archives. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

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