Balestrand (Tjugum), Norway

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*''''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.'''''<b>&nbsp;</b>'''''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'''.&nbsp; It is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F395026 Family History Library.]&nbsp; this census is also available online at [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35519/ Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives).
 
*''''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.'''''<b>&nbsp;</b>'''''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'''.&nbsp; It is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F395026 Family History Library.]&nbsp; this census is also available online at [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35519/ Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives).
  
*<span id="1332957131954S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>'''Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge'''.&nbsp; The '''1801''' census for '''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Balestrand, Vangsnes''' and '''Fjærland.'''&nbsp; This census is avaialble on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F500284 Family History Library]; as well as online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f18011419&spraak=n&metanr=352 Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives)
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*<span style="display: none;" id="1332957131954S">&nbsp;</span>'''Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge'''.&nbsp; The '''1801''' census for '''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Leikanger, Fresvik, Feios, Balestrand, Vangsnes''' and '''Fjærland.'''&nbsp; This census is avaialble on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F500284 Family History Library]; as well as online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f18011419&spraak=n&metanr=352 Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives)
  
 
*'''1845 folketelling for Leikanger prestegjeld (Sogn og Fjordane''').&nbsp; The '''1845 '''census for '''Balestrand '''include the parishes of Feiås (Rinde), Fjærland (Mundal), Vangsnes, Leikanger (Fresvik)&nbsp;and '''Balestrand (Tjugum''').&nbsp; These records contain mainly statistical information and are available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F701614 Family History Library]
 
*'''1845 folketelling for Leikanger prestegjeld (Sogn og Fjordane''').&nbsp; The '''1845 '''census for '''Balestrand '''include the parishes of Feiås (Rinde), Fjærland (Mundal), Vangsnes, Leikanger (Fresvik)&nbsp;and '''Balestrand (Tjugum''').&nbsp; These records contain mainly statistical information and are available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F701614 Family History Library]
  
*'''<span id="1333644280354S" style="display: none;" />Folketællin'''g'''31 December 1865.''' The '''1865''' census for'''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand''', '''Fjærland''' and '''Vangsnes''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F260421 Family History Library]. It is also available online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f61418&spraak=n&metanr=688 Digitalarkivet ](Digital Archives); as well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre].
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*'''<span style="display: none;" id="1333644280354S" />Folketællin'''g'''31 December 1865.''' The '''1865''' census for'''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand''', '''Fjærland''' and '''Vangsnes''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F260421 Family History Library]. It is also available online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f61418&spraak=n&metanr=688 Digitalarkivet ](Digital Archives); as well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre].
  
*'''<span id="1333644931693S" style="display: none;" />Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875'''.&nbsp; The '''1875''' census for '''Balestrand '''clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand, Vangsnes '''and '''Fjærland.&nbsp; '''This census is available on microfilm at the[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F418889 Family History Library]
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*'''<span style="display: none;" id="1333644931693S" />Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875'''.&nbsp; The '''1875''' census for '''Balestrand '''clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand, Vangsnes '''and '''Fjærland.&nbsp; '''This census is available on microfilm at the[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F418889 Family History Library]
  
 
*'''Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900.''' The '''1900''' census for '''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand, Vangsnes''' and'''Fjærland''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F386226 Family HIstory&nbsp; Library.] It is also available online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01418&spraak=n&metanr=1096 Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives); as well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre].
 
*'''Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900.''' The '''1900''' census for '''Balestrand''' clerical district include the parishes of '''Balestrand, Vangsnes''' and'''Fjærland''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F386226 Family HIstory&nbsp; Library.] It is also available online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01418&spraak=n&metanr=1096 Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives); as well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre].
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Laberg, Jon and Hoprekstad, Olav, '''''Balestrand''''', [Balestrand]&nbsp;: 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]&nbsp;: 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]]  
  
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=== Farm Names  ===
 
=== Farm Names  ===
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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:  
 
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 Bruhjel,l 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
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7 Askelund, 10 Bale, 10 Balholmen, 4 Bruhjel,l 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  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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[http://www.dokpro.uio.no/rygh_ng/rygh_form.html Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names]  
 
[http://www.dokpro.uio.no/rygh_ng/rygh_form.html Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names]  
  
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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 Bruhjel,l 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