Balestrand (Tjugum), Norway

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Laberg, Jon and Hoprekstad, Olav, Balestrand, [Balestrand] : Utgjevi av Balestrand kommune, 1985-. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Balestrand community in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It includes Balestrand (Tjugum), Fjærland, and Kvamsøy. Vol. 1 also includes biographies of Jon Laberg and Olav Hoprekstad, the authors of vol. 1. Vols. 1 and 2 include an expanded index. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F365492 FHL 948.34/B3 D2b] Farm name indexes to volumes 1 and 2 are found in the following links. [[Image:948.34-B3_D2b_V1_-_BALESTRA.pdf]], [[Image:948.34-B3_D2b_V2_-_Balestrand2.pdf]]
 
Laberg, Jon and Hoprekstad, Olav, Balestrand, [Balestrand] : Utgjevi av Balestrand kommune, 1985-. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Balestrand community in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It includes Balestrand (Tjugum), Fjærland, and Kvamsøy. Vol. 1 also includes biographies of Jon Laberg and Olav Hoprekstad, the authors of vol. 1. Vols. 1 and 2 include an expanded index. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F365492 FHL 948.34/B3 D2b] Farm name indexes to volumes 1 and 2 are found in the following links. [[Image:948.34-B3_D2b_V1_-_BALESTRA.pdf]], [[Image:948.34-B3_D2b_V2_-_Balestrand2.pdf]]
  
=== Farm Names ===
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=== Farm Names ===
  
7 Askelund
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The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:
10 Bale
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10 Balholmen
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7 Askelund 10 Bale 10 Balholmen 4 Bruhjell 24 Dale 27 Eiken 42 Eitorn 41 Eitorngjerdet 13 Ese indre 10 Esestranden 23 Farnes indre 32 Feten 8 Fjærestad 2 Flesje 18 Gjerde 17 Grøneng 6 Hagen med Rynken 21 Hanken 38 Hellen 14 Hjelseng 10 Kjeneset 15 Kvaleim 11 Langedalen 29 Langeteig 20 Lunde 10 Løsholmen 34 Menes 10 Myren 28 Mæl 31 Mæland 35 Nauteskreen 30 Rennedalen 39 Rud 6 Sande 9 Sjøtun 5 Skaaseim 16 Skrenes 10 Storeteigen 25 Sværen 36 Tenningaasen 37 Tenningen 19 Tjugum med Haug 26 Torsnes 3 Tue 1 Tuftedal 33 Ulvestad 40 Vestreim
4 Bruhjell
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24 Dale
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27 Eiken
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42 Eitorn
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41 Eitorngjerdet
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13 Ese indre
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10 Esestranden
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23 Farnes indre
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32 Feten
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8 Fjærestad
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2 Flesje
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18 Gjerde
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17 Grøneng
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6 Hagen med Rynken
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21 Hanken
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38 Hellen
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14 Hjelseng
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10 Kjeneset
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15 Kvaleim
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11 Langedalen
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29 Langeteig
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20 Lunde
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10 Løsholmen
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34 Menes
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10 Myren
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28 Mæl
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31 Mæland
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35 Nauteskreen
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30 Rennedalen
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39 Rud
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6 Sande
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9 Sjøtun
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5 Skaaseim
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16 Skrenes
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10 Storeteigen
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25 Sværen
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36 Tenningaasen
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37 Tenningen
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19 Tjugum med Haug
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26 Torsnes
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3 Tue
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1 Tuftedal
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33 Ulvestad
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40 Vestreim
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===

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Norway > Sogn og Fjordane County > Balestrand

Contents

Church Records

Balestrand clerical district contains the parish registers from the parishes Balestrand (Tjugum), Vangsnes and Fjærland (Mundal). They were separated from Leikanger clerical district in 1849.

Microfilm at the Family History Library cover the years 1834-1934 for Balestrand clerical district.

For earlier records see Leikanger clerical district.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet.

Balestrand: 1834-1878

Balestrand / Fjærland: 1853-1940

Balestrand / Kvamsøy: 1857-1929

Balestrand / Tjugum: 1853-1919

Balestrand / Vangsnes: 1879-1909

Census Records

  • Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 census for Balestrand clerical district was taken by the local civil authorities and include the parishes of Balestrand, Fresvik, Feios, Leikanger and Vangsnes.  This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • ''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. 1664-166'6 clerical census for Balestrand clerical district was taken by the local parish priests and include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Vangsnes, Balestrand and Fjæreland.  It is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  this census is also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge.  The 1801 census for Balestrand clerical district include the parishes of Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Balestrand, Vangsnes and Fjærland.  This census is avaialble 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 Balestrand include the parishes of Feiås (Rinde), Fjærland (Mundal), Vangsnes, Leikanger (Fresvik) and Balestrand (Tjugum).  These records contain mainly statistical information and are available on microfilm at the Family History Library
  • .  The 1875 census for Balestrand clerical district include the parishes of Balestrand, Vangsnes and Fjærland.  This census is available on microfilm at theFamily History Library

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Laberg, Jon and Hoprekstad, Olav, Balestrand, [Balestrand] : Utgjevi av Balestrand kommune, 1985-. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Balestrand community in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It includes Balestrand (Tjugum), Fjærland, and Kvamsøy. Vol. 1 also includes biographies of Jon Laberg and Olav Hoprekstad, the authors of vol. 1. Vols. 1 and 2 include an expanded index. FHL 948.34/B3 D2b Farm name indexes to volumes 1 and 2 are found in the following links. File:948.34-B3 D2b V1 - BALESTRA.pdf, File:948.34-B3 D2b V2 - Balestrand2.pdf

Farm Names

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

7 Askelund 10 Bale 10 Balholmen 4 Bruhjell 24 Dale 27 Eiken 42 Eitorn 41 Eitorngjerdet 13 Ese indre 10 Esestranden 23 Farnes indre 32 Feten 8 Fjærestad 2 Flesje 18 Gjerde 17 Grøneng 6 Hagen med Rynken 21 Hanken 38 Hellen 14 Hjelseng 10 Kjeneset 15 Kvaleim 11 Langedalen 29 Langeteig 20 Lunde 10 Løsholmen 34 Menes 10 Myren 28 Mæl 31 Mæland 35 Nauteskreen 30 Rennedalen 39 Rud 6 Sande 9 Sjøtun 5 Skaaseim 16 Skrenes 10 Storeteigen 25 Sværen 36 Tenningaasen 37 Tenningen 19 Tjugum med Haug 26 Torsnes 3 Tue 1 Tuftedal 33 Ulvestad 40 Vestreim

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