Sogn og Fjordane County, Norway

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[[Portal:Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Sogn og Fjordane County'''''  
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Sogn og Fjordane (help·info) is a county in Norway, bordering Møre og Romsdal, Oppland, Buskerud, and Hordaland. It is mainly a rural area with a scattered population. Sogn og Fjordane includes the largest glacier in mainland Norway, Jostedalsbreen, in the Breheimen mountain range, and the deepest lake, Hornindalsvatnet. There are also many famous waterfalls located in the area. Ramnefjellsfossen (previously called Utigardfossen) is the tallest in Norway and third tallest in the world and Vettisfossen is one of Norway's highest waterfalls (with a vertical drop of 275 meters). Both are located in the Jotunheim mountains. Cruise ships visit Sogn og Fjordane all summer because of the unique vistas of high mountains and deep blue fjords.  
 
Sogn og Fjordane (help·info) is a county in Norway, bordering Møre og Romsdal, Oppland, Buskerud, and Hordaland. It is mainly a rural area with a scattered population. Sogn og Fjordane includes the largest glacier in mainland Norway, Jostedalsbreen, in the Breheimen mountain range, and the deepest lake, Hornindalsvatnet. There are also many famous waterfalls located in the area. Ramnefjellsfossen (previously called Utigardfossen) is the tallest in Norway and third tallest in the world and Vettisfossen is one of Norway's highest waterfalls (with a vertical drop of 275 meters). Both are located in the Jotunheim mountains. Cruise ships visit Sogn og Fjordane all summer because of the unique vistas of high mountains and deep blue fjords.  
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== Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Sogn og Fjordane County   ==
 
== Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Sogn og Fjordane County   ==
  
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*[[Nedstryn, Norway|Nedstryn]]  
 
*[[Nedstryn, Norway|Nedstryn]]  
 
*[[Nes, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway|Nes]]  
 
*[[Nes, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway|Nes]]  
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*[[Norddalsfjord, Norway|Norddalsfjord]]
 
*[[Nord-Vågsøy, Norway|Nord-Vågsøy]]  
 
*[[Nord-Vågsøy, Norway|Nord-Vågsøy]]  
 
*[[Norum, Norway|Norum]]  
 
*[[Norum, Norway|Norum]]  
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*[[Vik (Hopperstad, Hove), Norway|Vik (Hopperstad, Hove)]]  
 
*[[Vik (Hopperstad, Hove), Norway|Vik (Hopperstad, Hove)]]  
 
*[[Vilnes, Norway|Vilnes]]  
 
*[[Vilnes, Norway|Vilnes]]  
*[[Ytre Holmedal, Norway|Ytre Holmedal, see Fjaler]]
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*[[Øn, Norway|Øn]]  
 
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*[[Ålfoten, Norway|Ålfoten]]  
 
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== Map ==
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== Cemeteries  ==
  
&nbsp;[[Image:Sogn og Fjordane County1.jpg|thumb|left|Map of sogn og Fjordane County (special thanks to James Hasleton for improving the image).]]
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== Cemeteries ==
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
  
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=10 1701 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=8 1825 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=9 1835 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=11 1885 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=14&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County]
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35519/ Sogn prosti, Manntall 23, 1664 - 1666]<br>
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35520/ Sunnfjord prosti, Manntall 24, 1664 - 1666]<br>
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35521/ Nordfjord prosti, Manntall 25, 1664 - 1666]<br>
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38455/ Ytre og Indre Sogn fogderi, Manntall 8, 1701]<br>
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38456/ Sunnfjord og Nordfjord fogderi, Svanø birk, Manntall 9, 1701]<br>
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== Church Records  ==
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[http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerISognOgFjordane# Photos of churches in Sogn og Fjordne]
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[http://digitalarkivet.no/da/tb14001703.htm Tingbok for sorenskrivaren i Indre Sogn 1703]
  
 
== Farm Books ==
 
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1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html The Norwegian Historical Data Centre]. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.
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== Military Records ==
  
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== Probate Records  ==
 
== Probate Records  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=501108&disp=Skifteprotokoller%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Clerical probate records for Bergen diocese, 1680-1720] which includes these districts and counties:  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=14&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Sogn og Fjordane county]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35521/ Nordfjord prosti, Manntall 25, 1664 - 1666]<br>  
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Norway > Sogn og Fjordane County

Sogn og Fjordane (help·info) is a county in Norway, bordering Møre og Romsdal, Oppland, Buskerud, and Hordaland. It is mainly a rural area with a scattered population. Sogn og Fjordane includes the largest glacier in mainland Norway, Jostedalsbreen, in the Breheimen mountain range, and the deepest lake, Hornindalsvatnet. There are also many famous waterfalls located in the area. Ramnefjellsfossen (previously called Utigardfossen) is the tallest in Norway and third tallest in the world and Vettisfossen is one of Norway's highest waterfalls (with a vertical drop of 275 meters). Both are located in the Jotunheim mountains. Cruise ships visit Sogn og Fjordane all summer because of the unique vistas of high mountains and deep blue fjords.

Contents

Family History Resources

Government Offices and Sites

Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Sogn og Fjordane County 

SeljeNord-VågsøySør-VågsøyRugsundDavikStårheimEidHornindalBremangerpollenBremangerMidtgulenÅlfotenFlorøKinn (Kinden)SvanøyEikefjordHyenGloppenVereidGjemmestadBreimUtvikInnvikOldenNedstrynLoenStryn (Innvik)OppstrynVevring (Vefring)Naustdal (Nøssedal)FørdeÅlhusJølsterHelgheimHolsenAskvollVilnesHolmedalFjaler (Ytre Holmedal)Dale i FjalerGuddalBygstad (Svanø)SandeGaular (Indre Holmedal)HersvikSulen (Solund)Husø (Husøy)ØnHyllestadBøMjømna (Mjømen)Gulen (Evindvik)BrekkeLavikKyrkjebøJostedalFortunDale i LusterNesGaupneLuster (Lyster)HafsloFetJorangerSolvornÅrdalRugsundSogndalNorumStedjeFjærland (Mundal)Balestrand (Tjugum)Tjugum (Balestrand)Leikanger (Leganger)VangsnesKvamsøyArnafjordVik (Hopperstad, Hove)RindeFresvikHaugeTønjumBorgundLærdalNærøyUndredalAurlandVangenFlåmSogn og Fjordane Parishes 2x2.jpg


Cemeteries

Censuses

1660 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1701 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1801 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1825 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1835 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1865 census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1875 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1885 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County

1900 Census for Sogn og Fjordane County



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Sogn prosti, Manntall 23, 1664 - 1666

Sunnfjord prosti, Manntall 24, 1664 - 1666

Nordfjord prosti, Manntall 25, 1664 - 1666


Ytre og Indre Sogn fogderi, Manntall 8, 1701

Sunnfjord og Nordfjord fogderi, Svanø birk, Manntall 9, 1701

Church Records

Photos of churches in Sogn og Fjordne


Court Records

Tingbok for sorenskrivaren i Indre Sogn 1703

Farm Books

Land Records

1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.

Military Records

Passenger Lists

Probate Records

Digitised probate records for Sogn og Fjordane county


Clerical probate records for Bergen diocese, 1680-1720 which includes these districts and counties:

  • Hordaland county
    • Sunnhordland
    • Nordhordland
    • Hardanger
  • Bergen City
  • Sogn og Fjordane county
    • Sogn
    • Sunnfjord
    • Nordfjord
  • Møre og Romsdal county
    • Sunnmøre

Records include probates of priests, parish clerks, schoolteachers and their widows.

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Probate Jurisdictions

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Taxation



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