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Church Records

Moss clerical district contains parish records from Moss clerical district. Moss was separated from Rygge in 1790. Moss city parish was created in 1839.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1725-1932.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Moss: 1725-1877, 1910-1958

Moss / Bysoknet: 1878-1932

Moss / Landsoknet: 1878-1946

Census Records

1664-66 Census for Moss

1701 Census for Moss can be found at the Family History Libray in Salt Lake City

The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.

Østfold fylke b. 1 Moss, Onsø, Tune, og Vembe fogderi Rygge prestegjeld Rygge sogn Moss anneks Family History Library INTL Film 122982 Item 1

1801 Census for Moss

1845 folketelling for Moss prestegjeld (Østfold) Family History Library INTL Film 1694662 Item 8|1845 and 1855 Census for Moss can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

1855 folketelling for Moss prestegjeld i Østfold fylke. Oppgir gårdsnavnet, folkene (i orden av husfaren, kona, barn osv.) kjønn, alder, næringsvei m.m.

The 1845 census for Moss clerical district in Østfold county. Includes the farmnames, people in household (usually in the order of head of household, his wife, children etc.), sex, occupation, age and other miscellaneous information.

1865 Census for Moss

1875 Census for Moss

1885 Census for Moss

1900 Census for Moss

1910 Census for Moss

1701 Census (manntall) for Moss can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City film # 122982 item 1

1845 Census for Moss can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City film # 1694662 item 8

The 1865, 1875, 1900, 1910 census is also available online in a searchable database at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

16 Aas nordre 27 Aavangen 7 Alby 6 Bergersborg 19 Bevøen 19 Bile 4 Braaten 35 Dillingøen 31 Enderød 13 Fuglevik 33 Gashus med Vittingsrød 39 Gjerrebogen med Krafoss 3 Grimsrød 7 Grønli 10 Guldholmen 2 Helgerød 29 Kambo 9 Kase 27 Kile 20 Kippenes 22 Kjellandsvik 20 Kjellingsvik 30 Kolsrød 25 Krosser 6 Kubberød med Odderød 27 Mosseskogen 18 Nes vestre 36 Nore 28 Nøkkeland 26 Orkerød 37 Patterød 12 Ramberg 11 Refsnes 5 Reir 20 Renneflot 24 Rosnes 8 Rød 34 Rød 14 Røre 21 Skallerød 23 Skipping 38 Torbjørnsrød 1 Torderød 10 Tronviken 34 Vannum 32 Vannumsundet

Probate Records

1771-1882: Probates may be found in Moss judicial district.

1742-1872: Probates may be found in Moss City judicial district.

1718-1824: Clerical probates may be found in Øvre Borgesyssel Deanery.


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


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