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Church Records

Porsgrunn clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Østre Porsgrunn (East Porsgrunn) and Vestre Porsgrunn (West Porsgrunn). Vestre Porsgrunn was separated from Solum clerical district and Østre Porsgrunn from Eidanger clerical district in 1763. For earlier records see the above mentioned clerical districts.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1764-1929.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Porsgrunn: 1729, 1764-1969

Vestre Porsgrunn: 1764-1814, 1847-1915

Porsgrunn / Østre Porsgrunn: 1764-1814, 1817-1915

Solum: 1701-1966

Eidanger: 1695-1849, 1859-1913, 1919-1969

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census This census was taken by the local civil authorities. Bamle (Bamble) fogderi b. 6 was for Eidanger clerical district. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 122978 Item 1

Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet, Øvre Telemark fogderi, Nedre Telemark fogderi, Bamble fogderi, Manntall 6, 1664. Digitalarkivet also has an online database, Manntall 1663-66 for Bamle, Øvre og Nedre Telemark.

  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall. Bamle (Bamble) prosti census was taken by the local parish priests. Eidanger clerical district included Brevik, and Siljan (Slemdal) parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 122968 Item 5

Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet, Øvre Telemark prosti, Nedre Telemark prosti, Bamble prosti, Manntall 12, 1664 - 1666.

  • 1725 Census 1725 Sjeleregister for Eidanger sogn i Eidanger prestegjeld (Telemark). It includes Eidanger, Porsgrunn and Brevik. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 1694685 Item 2
  • 1729 Census for Porsgrunn clerical district includes Porsgrun, Solum and Eidanger. The east side of Porsgrunn used to belong to Eidanger, and the west side of Porsgrunn to Solum until 1763 when Porsgrunn became its own clerical district. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 1694685 Item 4
  • 1835 Census The 1835 census for Porsgrunn City is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 1694667 Item 1.
  • 1875 Census The 1875 census for Porsgrunn City is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 255554.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

Bamble judicial district
*1665-1869 Family History Library
*1665-1852 Digitalarkivet

Skien city district
*1693-1880 Family History Library
*1693-1880 Digitalarkivet

Telemark and Bamble deanery
*1696-1806 Family History Library
*1696-1806 Digitalarkivet

Østre Porsgrunn was separated from Bamble Judicial district and added to Skien and Porsgrunn in 1807.


 

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