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Church Records

Microfilms at the Family History Library  for Asker prestegjeld (clerical district).  The parish registers exist from 1726.  Asker prestegjeld contains parish registers from Asker (Ascher) parish and the parishes Østre Bærum (Haslum) and Vestre Bærum (Tanum; Bryn) until 1894.

Images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.

Census Records

  • 1660's:  Microfilm of census records available at the Family History Library for Asker prestegjeld (clerical district). 
  1. An extraction of the 1663-1664 census for Asker clerical districtin Akershus county, Norway.
  2. Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666.  This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.
  3. Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.  This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
  • 1835:  The 1835 census for Asker clerical districtin Akershus county, which includes Asker, Vestre Bærum and Østre Bærum parishes. Includes the farmnames, name of the people (often in order of head of houshold, his wife, children, servants and their families etc.), sex, occupation, and some miscellaneous information.
  • 1845:  The 1835 census for Asker clerical districtin Akershus county, which includes Asker, Vestre Bærum and Østre Bærum parishes. Usually includes the farmnames, name of the people (often in order of the head of houshold, his wife, children, servants, their families etc.), sex, occupation, and some miscellaneous information.
  • 1855: The 1855 census for Asker clerical districtin Akershus county, which includes Asker, Vestre Bærum and Østre Bærum parishes. Usually includes the farmnames, name of the people (often in order of the head of houshold, his wife, children, servants, their families etc.), sex, occupation, and some miscellaneous information. These records will also in some cases only list farmnames, number of people living on the farm, approximate ages, and how much grain they produced this year.
  • 1865: This 1865 census for Asker clerical districtcontains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book. 1865-telling (census) online at Digitalarkivet 
  • 1875: This 1875 census for Asker clerical districtcontains the persons name, residence, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.   1875 census online at Digitalarkivet
  • 1900: This census 1900 census for Asker clerical districtcontains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. 1900-telling (census) online at Digitalarkivet
  • 1910: This 1910 Census for Asker clerical distirct is available online at Digitalarkivet

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

The Family History Library has the following farm books for Asker:

Asker, bidrag til bygdas gårdshistorie A genealogy of the people and their farms in Akser in Akershus county with some history.

Asker, bidrag til bygdens gaardshistorie A genealogy of the people and their farms in Asker in Akershus county with some history.

Blakstad i Asker : gården og slekten A history of the Blakstad farm in Asker in Akershus county and a genealogy of the families that lived there.

Farm Names

60 Aaby 8 Aannerud 35 Aastad 66 Arnestad 32 Askengen 1 Asker Præstegaard med Vakaas 3 Asker vestre 60 Aspelund 47 Baastad nedre 90 Badstuen 12 Bakke 17 Berg nordre 32 Berger 17 Bergsmarken 16 Bergsæteren 38 Billingstad 14 Biterud 68 Bjørkaas 57 Bjørkøen 61 Blakkestad 55 Bleiker nedre 55 Bleikerengen 52 Bondi nordre 91 Brenna 9 Brensrud 75 Briskehaugen 51 Broen 29 Bruset 41 Brønnøen 86 Buvall 5 Børgen nordre 63 Børsholmen 89 Dikemark 38 Djupendal 7 Drengsrud 4 Dæli 77 Eid 67 Elnes 89 Eriksrud 13 Finsrud 93 Fiskumsbraaten 50 Fusdal 73 Gisle nordre 78 Gjellum 51 Grinden 36 Groset 75 Gui lille 67 Haakavik 25 Haga 50 Hagaløkken 50 Hallen 13 Haneval vestre 22 Haugbu med Fjelken nedre 85 Hauger 14 Haugerud 79 Heggedal 91 Helsing 65 Hesleberg 26 Hofstad 10 Hogstad 27 Holmen 89 Holstein 8 Huken 44 Hval 30 Hvalstad 54 Hvile 76 Høibak 23 Høn vestre 92 Ingelsrud 94 Jerpaasen 50 Jørgensløkken 11 Jøssong 13 Kampenhaug 38 Kleven 64 Koia 56 Konglungen 59 Krillaas 29 Ladebraaten 10 Ladeengen 52 Lagdalen 45 Leangen 53 Leikvold 13 Limovnhagen 71 Linlandet 54 Linløkken 56 Løkenes 69 Løvaas 23 Muserudløkken 39 Nes 40 Nesøen 42 Nyborg 91 Paaverud 93 Padderud 85 Raatedalen 28 Ravnsborg 43 Reistad 18 Rustaden nordre 69 Rustaden søndre 13 Sandbækken 87 Sebjørnsrud mellem 82 Sebjørnsrud østre 20 Sem 2 Skandsebraaten 2 Skandseløkken 2 Skandsen 81 Skjellestad 73 Skjerven 21 Skogum med Fjelken øvre 34 Skustad 32 Slæpendengen 90 Solberg 95 Solli 33 Solstad nedre 73 Staalengen 86 Steingrimsrud 16 Stensrud 37 Stokker 88 Strømnes 42 Syverstad 80 Sætre 46 Teigen 67 Torp 31 Torstad 63 Trosviken 19 Tveiter 49 Undelstad 78 Underland 6 Vasbunden 14 Vassaas 85 Vestengen 58 Vettre 84 Vinnulstad vestre 14 Vittenberg 74 Volden 73 Voldløkken 51 Vomma 24 Vægten 15 Vøien 70 Yggeset 62 Østenstad lille 71 Østeren

Probate Records

1656-1901: Records are found in Aker judicial district. 

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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