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Guide to Leikanger, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records

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Church Records

Leikanger clerical district includes the following parishes: Leikanger, Fresvik and Feios (Rinde). Included also Tjugum (Balestrand), Mundal (Fjæreland) and Vangsnes until 1849 when they became the parishes in Balestrand clerical district.

Church books, 1690-1916 are available at the Family History Library.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet.

Leikanger: 1690-1888

Leikanger / Fresvik: 1873-1908

Leikanger / Leikanger: 1873-1916

Leikanger / Rinde: 1887-1922

Census Records

  • Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 civil census for Leikanger (Leganger) clerical district include the parishes of Fjærland, Fresvik, Feios, Leikanger, Vangsnes and Balestrand and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 clerical census for Leikanger (Leganger) clerical district include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Vangsnes, Balestrand and Fjærland.  This census is avaialble on microfilm at the Family History Library, as well as online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Manntall 1701 : optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701.  The 1701 census for Leikanger is available on microfilm at the Family History Library as well as online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge.  The 1801 census for Leikanger (Leganger) clerical district include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Balestrand, Vangsnes and Fjærland.  This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library as well as online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • 1845 folketelling for Leikanger prestegjeld (Sogn og Fjordane).  The 1845 census for Leikanger (Leganger) clerical district include the parishes of Feios, Fjærland, Vangsnes, Leikanger, and Balestrand and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875.  The 1875 census for Leikanger clerical district include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik and Feios and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Leikanger Bygdebok by Roald Lyngvær (1979)

Farm Names

23 Bakken 20 Dalen 8 Eggum 3 Engesæter 7 Fosse 6 Fosshage 13 Frekeland 22 Gjerde 2 Grinde 19 Haalen 15 Halland 10 Hamre indre 11 Hanehaug 17 Henjum 4 Holum 5 Huke 12 Husebø 21 Kvaalen 14 Leikanger Præstegaard 24 Njøs 16 Nybø 12 Rævhaugen 18 Røisum 1 Suppeim

Leikanger Bygdebok

Berdal, Bergheim, Bjørnetun, Borlaug, Breili, Bøtim. Dale, Dalen, Djupevik, Drege, Eggum, Engesæter, Feidje, Flete, Fosse, Fosshage, Frekaland, Gjerde, Grinde, Grindedal, Grundeland, Halland, Hamre,

Hanehaug, Haukanes, Hatleli, Helland, Henjum, Holen, Holum, Holum (Fresvik), Hov, Huke, Husabø, Høgheim, Håum, Indre Borlaug, Indre Frønningen, Kolåsen, Kvålen, Lagnammsvik og Buene, Lagmannsås,

Leikanger (prestegarden), Lunde, Njøs, Nyborg, Nybø, Osen, Otrehjell, Rinde, Røysum, Simlenes, Skau, Smidge, Snytten, Stjernegjerd, Straumsnes, Stølås, Suphammer,  Svien, Sætre, Sætrelien, Tingestad,

Tjønn, Tretteteig, Tveiten, Ulriksborg, Vigdal, Øyri, Åfet

Probate Records

1698-1882: Probates may be found in Ytre Sogn judicial district.

1766-1810: Clerical probates may be found in Sogn Deanery.

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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