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May 27, 2016: We start the weekend with some scanned documents: More fire assessment protocols for Rogaland county are now available; The 1825, 1835, 1845 and 1855 Censuses for Asker in Akershus county are also available.

We have also published a transcribed index for the "lensregnskap" (account books for the fiefs) 1548-1567. This index includes links to the printed edition of the account books, but you will also find the original protocols scanned and available online.

May 26, 2016: More transcribe church records are now available for search. See the Most Recent 100 for details.

May 19, 2016: We continue adding church records to the database. Go to the list of the Most Recent 100 for details.

May 11, 2016: Today we have uploaded som new transciptions, some are 1891 census lists and others are church records. See details in the Most Recent 100 list. Note that the top four are not available for searching until tomorrow.

May 8, 2016: More transcribed church records now available. Go the Most Recent 100 for details.

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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?