Norway Census, 1875 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Foreign Language Title  ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record (Norwegian) ==
  
 
Folketellingen for kongeriget Norge den 31te desember 1875  
 
Folketellingen for kongeriget Norge den 31te desember 1875  
  
== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This census was taken on December 31, 1875.
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The census is handwritten on printed forms. It is arranged by county, clerical district, farm number, and residence. The original records are preserved in the regional archives throughout Norway. The records are in Norwegian.  
  
== Record Description  ==
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The 1875 census was conducted beginning December 31, 1875, and all the information recorded should pertain to that date even though some information was gathered at a later date. This census includes 99% of the population and contains the persons name, sex, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, occupation, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if a person did not belong to the state church, and other miscellaneous information. &nbsp;
  
The census is handwritten on printed forms. It is arranged by county, clerical district, farm number and residence. The original records are preserved in the regional archives throughout Norway. The records have all been microfilmed.  
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This census was taken on December 31, 1875.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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The Norwegian government created the census primarily as a source of statistical information on Norway’s population.
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The 1875 census is fairly reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. As a result, some information may have been incorrect.
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==== Coverage Table  ====
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" style="width: 390px; height: 399px"
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|-
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! bgcolor="#cccccc" scope="col" | County<br>
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! bgcolor="#cccccc" scope="col" | Parish<br>
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! bgcolor="#cccccc" scope="col" | Record Count<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Aker<br>
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| align="right" | 32,996<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Aurskog<br>
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| align="right" | 2,534<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Kråkstad<br>
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| align="right" | 3,673<br>
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|-
 +
| Akershus<br>
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| Nannestad<br>
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| align="right" | 4,923<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Nes<br>
 +
| align="right" | 10,079<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Vestby<br>
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| align="right" | 3,688<br>
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|-
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| Akershus<br>
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| Ås<br>
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| align="right" | 3,203<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Brandval<br>
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| align="right" | 4,590<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Eidskog<br>
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| align="right" | 4,791<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Elverum<br>
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| align="right" | 6,420<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Hof<br>
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| align="right" | 3,872<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Løten<br>
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| align="right" | 5,391<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Nes<br>
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| align="right" | 4,764<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Nord-Odal<br>
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| align="right" | 2,768<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Romedal<br>
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| align="right" | ,6000<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Stange<br>
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| align="right" | 5,144<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Sør-Odal<br>
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| align="right" | 1,609<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Tolga<br>
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| align="right" | 1,940<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Tynset<br>
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| align="right" | 2,011<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Vang<br>
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| align="right" | 3,631<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Vinger<br>
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| align="right" | 8,783<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Våler<br>
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| align="right" | 6,7900<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Åmot<br>
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| align="right" | 4,231<br>
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|-
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| Hedmark<br>
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| Åsnes<br>
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| align="right" | 3,284<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Aremark<br>
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| align="right" | 4,970<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Askim<br>
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| align="right" | 2,905<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Berg<br>
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| align="right" | 4,506<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Borge<br>
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| align="right" | 4,830<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Eidsberg<br>
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| align="right" | 6,703<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Glemmen<br>
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| align="right" | 7,402<br>
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|-
 +
| Østfold<br>
 +
| Hobøl<br>
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| align="right" | 2,914<br>
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|-
 +
| Østfold<br>
 +
| Hvaler<br>
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| align="right" | 3,113<br>
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|-
 +
| Østfold<br>
 +
| Idd<br>
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| align="right" | 4,347<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Rakkestad<br>
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| align="right" | 7,190<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Rygge<br>
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| align="right" | 3,339<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Råde<br>
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| align="right" | 3,679<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Rødenes<br>
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| align="right" | 2,877<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Skiptvet<br>
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| align="right" | 3,364<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Skjeberg<br>
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| align="right" | 5,448<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Spydeberg<br>
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| align="right" | 3,168<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Trøgstad<br>
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| align="right" | 5,305<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Tune<br>
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| align="right" | 8,325<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Varteig<br>
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| align="right" | 1,640<br>
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|-
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| Østfold<br>
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| Våler<br>
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| align="right" | 3,337<br>
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|}
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== Record Content  ==
  
[[Image:Norway 1875 Census.jpg|thumb|right]]
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Image:Norway 1875 Census.jpg|1875 Census Example
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The census includes the following information:  
 
The census includes the following information:  
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*Gender  
 
*Gender  
 
*Role in the household  
 
*Role in the household  
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*Position in the family
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*Whether temporary or permanent resident
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*Those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census
 
*Marital status  
 
*Marital status  
 
*Occupation  
 
*Occupation  
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*Citizenship  
 
*Citizenship  
 
*Religion  
 
*Religion  
*If the residence is on a farm it lists information about crops and animals
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*Crops and animals (if the residence is a farm)
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*Other miscellaneous information
  
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
The 1875 census is a good source to quickly identify a family group since it lists who is in the household and how they are related. Use the place of residence, birthplace and date of each person to search for other types of records such as church records.  
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor. Keep in mind:
  
== Record History  ==
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
The 1875 census was conducted beginning December 31, 1875 and all the information recorded should pertain to that date even though some information was gathered at a later date. This census includes 99% of the population.  
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].  
  
=== Why this Record was Created  ===
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The 1875 census is a good source to quickly identify a family group since it lists who is in the household and how they are related. Use the place of residence, birthplace, and date of each person to search for other types of records, such as church records.
  
The Norwegian government created the census primarily as a source of statistical information on Norway’s population.  
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This index is not complete. Localities that were previously indexed and are available online at [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&katnr=1&emnenr=2&spraak=n Digitalarkivet] are not included in this index at this time.  
  
=== Record Reliability ===
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== Related Websites ==
  
The 1875 census is fairly reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. As a result, some information may have been incorrect.  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&katnr=1&emnenr=2 The 1801 Census at Digitalarkivet (The National Archives of Norway)]
 
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?spraak=e Digitalarkivet - WebMeta Database Selector]
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"Norway Census, 1875." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 31 March 2011. entry for Anders Helgesen, age 78; citing Census Records, farm number 154a; National Archives of Norway, Norway.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Norway 1875 Census," database, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]); from National Archives of Norway. Norway 1875 Census. National Archives of Norway. FHL microfilm, 469 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah<!--bibdescend-->
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{{Collection citation | text= "Norway Census, 1875." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rentekammeret. }}
  
 
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Title in the Language of the Record (Norwegian)

Folketellingen for kongeriget Norge den 31te desember 1875

Record Description

The census is handwritten on printed forms. It is arranged by county, clerical district, farm number, and residence. The original records are preserved in the regional archives throughout Norway. The records are in Norwegian.

The 1875 census was conducted beginning December 31, 1875, and all the information recorded should pertain to that date even though some information was gathered at a later date. This census includes 99% of the population and contains the persons name, sex, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, occupation, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if a person did not belong to the state church, and other miscellaneous information.  

This census was taken on December 31, 1875.

The Norwegian government created the census primarily as a source of statistical information on Norway’s population.

The 1875 census is fairly reliable, depending on the knowledge of the informant and the care of the census enumerator. Information may have been given to a census taker by any member of the family or by a neighbor. As a result, some information may have been incorrect.

Coverage Table

This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.

County
Parish
Record Count
Akershus
Aker
32,996
Akershus
Aurskog
2,534
Akershus
Kråkstad
3,673
Akershus
Nannestad
4,923
Akershus
Nes
10,079
Akershus
Vestby
3,688
Akershus
Ås
3,203
Hedmark
Brandval
4,590
Hedmark
Eidskog
4,791
Hedmark
Elverum
6,420
Hedmark
Hof
3,872
Hedmark
Løten
5,391
Hedmark
Nes
4,764
Hedmark
Nord-Odal
2,768
Hedmark
Romedal
,6000
Hedmark
Stange
5,144
Hedmark
Sør-Odal
1,609
Hedmark
Tolga
1,940
Hedmark
Tynset
2,011
Hedmark
Vang
3,631
Hedmark
Vinger
8,783
Hedmark
Våler
6,7900
Hedmark
Åmot
4,231
Hedmark
Åsnes
3,284
Østfold
Aremark
4,970
Østfold
Askim
2,905
Østfold
Berg
4,506
Østfold
Borge
4,830
Østfold
Eidsberg
6,703
Østfold
Glemmen
7,402
Østfold
Hobøl
2,914
Østfold
Hvaler
3,113
Østfold
Idd
4,347
Østfold
Rakkestad
7,190
Østfold
Rygge
3,339
Østfold
Råde
3,679
Østfold
Rødenes
2,877
Østfold
Skiptvet
3,364
Østfold
Skjeberg
5,448
Østfold
Spydeberg
3,168
Østfold
Trøgstad
5,305
Østfold
Tune
8,325
Østfold
Varteig
1,640
Østfold
Våler
3,337

Record Content

The census includes the following information:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Role in the household
  • Position in the family
  • Whether temporary or permanent resident
  • Those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Year of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Religion
  • Crops and animals (if the residence is a farm)
  • Other miscellaneous information

How to Use the Records

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

The 1875 census is a good source to quickly identify a family group since it lists who is in the household and how they are related. Use the place of residence, birthplace, and date of each person to search for other types of records, such as church records.

This index is not complete. Localities that were previously indexed and are available online at Digitalarkivet are not included in this index at this time.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Norway Census, 1875." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Rentekammeret.