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Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. Hordaland is the third largest county after Akershus and Oslo by population. The county administration is in Bergen. Before 1972 Bergen was a separate entity (Bergen county) from Hordaland.


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Sunnhordland Lag

Hardanger Lag 

Vosselag  (www.Vosselag.org)

Vestlandslag Stevne

Government Offices and Sites

Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Hordaland County

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The parish priest's census (scanned)

The bailiff and the magistrate's census (scanned)

Church Records

Photos of churches in Hordaland

Farm Books

Land Records

1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.

Military Records

Passenger Lists

Probate Records

Digitised probate records for Hordaland county

Databases of probate indexes for Hordaland county

Probate Jurisdictions


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Oppebørselbok for Rosendalsgodset 1796-1800 .  (A record of taxes received for Rosendal Baroniet from 1796-1800).


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