Vestfold County, Norway Genealogy

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[[Portal:Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Vestfold County'''''  
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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Vestfold County'''''  
  
 
Vestfold is a county in Norway, bordering Buskerud and Telemark. Many islands are located at the coast. Vestfold is mostly dominated by lowland and is among the best agricultural areas of Norway. Vestfold is known for shipping and sailing. Formerly a headquarters for whaling fleets, the coastal towns of Vestfold now engage in fishing and shipbuilding.  
 
Vestfold is a county in Norway, bordering Buskerud and Telemark. Many islands are located at the coast. Vestfold is mostly dominated by lowland and is among the best agricultural areas of Norway. Vestfold is known for shipping and sailing. Formerly a headquarters for whaling fleets, the coastal towns of Vestfold now engage in fishing and shipbuilding.  
  
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*[http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestfold_fylke Vestfold fylke]
 
*[http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestfold_fylke Vestfold fylke]
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== Cities,&nbsp;Parishes,&nbsp;Clerical Districts in Vestfold County  ==
 
== Cities,&nbsp;Parishes,&nbsp;Clerical Districts in Vestfold County  ==
  
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*[[Borre, Norway|Borre]]  
 
*[[Borre, Norway|Borre]]  
 
*[[Botne, Norway|Botne]]  
 
*[[Botne, Norway|Botne]]  
*[[Brulanes, Norway|Brulanes]]  
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*[[Brunlanes, Norway|Brunlanes]]  
 
*[[Fon, Norway|Fon]]  
 
*[[Fon, Norway|Fon]]  
 
*[[Fredricksværn, see Stavern, Norway|Fredricksværn, see Stavern]]  
 
*[[Fredricksværn, see Stavern, Norway|Fredricksværn, see Stavern]]  
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*[[Nykirke, Vestfold, Norway|Nykirke]]  
 
*[[Nykirke, Vestfold, Norway|Nykirke]]  
 
*[[Nøtterøy, Norway|Nøtterøy]]  
 
*[[Nøtterøy, Norway|Nøtterøy]]  
*[[Ramnes, Norway|Ranmes]]  
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*[[Ramnes, Norway|Ramnes]]  
 
*[[Sandar (Sandeherred), Norway|Sandar (Sandeherred)]]  
 
*[[Sandar (Sandeherred), Norway|Sandar (Sandeherred)]]  
 
*[[Sande, Vestfold, Norway|Sande]]  
 
*[[Sande, Vestfold, Norway|Sande]]  
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*[[Stavern, Norway|Stavern]]  
 
*[[Stavern, Norway|Stavern]]  
 
*[[Stokke, Norway|Stokke]]  
 
*[[Stokke, Norway|Stokke]]  
*[[Strømgodset, Norway|Strømgodset]]
 
 
*[[Strømm (Strømmen), Norway|Strømm (Strømmen)]]  
 
*[[Strømm (Strømmen), Norway|Strømm (Strømmen)]]  
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*[[Strømsgodset, Norway|Strømsgodset]]
 
*[[Styrvoll, Norway|Styrvoll]]  
 
*[[Styrvoll, Norway|Styrvoll]]  
 
*[[Svarstad, Norway|Svarstad]]  
 
*[[Svarstad, Norway|Svarstad]]  
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*[[Vassås, Vestfold, Norway|Vassås]]  
 
*[[Vassås, Vestfold, Norway|Vassås]]  
 
*[[Vivestad, Norway|Vivestad]]  
 
*[[Vivestad, Norway|Vivestad]]  
*[[Vor Frue, Vestfold, Norway|Vor Frue]]  
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*[[Vor Frue, Vestfold, Norway|Vor Frue (Maria)]]  
 
*[[Våle, Norway|Våle]]  
 
*[[Våle, Norway|Våle]]  
 
*[[Åsgårdstrand, Norway|Åsgårdstrand]]
 
*[[Åsgårdstrand, Norway|Åsgårdstrand]]
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== Map  ==
 
 
[[Image:Vestfold County.jpg|thumb|left|Map of Vestfold County (special thanks to James Hasleton for improving the image).]]
 
  
 
== Cemeteries  ==
 
== Cemeteries  ==
  
 
== Censuses  ==
 
== Censuses  ==
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35507/ Brunlanes prosti, Prestemanntall 11, 1664 - 1666]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35506/ Tønsberg prosti, Prestemanntall 10, 1664 - 1666] (include some parishes in Buskerud county)
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35564/ Eiker og Lier fogderi, Numedal og Sandsvær fogderi, Brunla fogderi, Fogdemanntall 5, 1664] (Brunla Fogderi only)
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38449/ Solør, Odal og Østerdal fogderi, Larvik grevskap, Manntall 2, 1701]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1801 1801 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1865 1865 Census ]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1875 1875 Census] Partial
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1529106 Norway Census, 1875] FamilySearch database
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1885 1885 Census] (cities only)
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/finn_kilde?s=&fra=1891&til=1891&ka%5B%5D=0&kt%5B%5D=FOLK&f%5B%5D=07&k%5B%5D=07* 1891 Census] (Scanned)
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1900 1900 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census]
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== Church Records  ==
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[http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerIVestfold?authkey=SOamuA_CG4s# Photos of churches in Vestfold]
  
 
== Family History Resources  ==
 
== Family History Resources  ==
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== Farm Books  ==
 
== Farm Books  ==
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== Land Records  ==
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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.
  
 
== Military Records&nbsp;  ==
 
== Military Records&nbsp;  ==
  
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/3/100019 Emigranter over Larvik 1887-1930]<br>
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/3/100087 Emigranter over Sandefjord 1904-1921]<br>
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/8/100093 Passprotokoll for Tønsberg 1829-1833]<br>
  
 
== Probate Records  ==
 
== Probate Records  ==
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk07051696&spraak=e&metanr=4538 Probate Records for Tønsberg and Holmestrand 1696-1801 (1782)]  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=07&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Vestfold county]
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<br>[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk07051696&spraak=e&metanr=4538 Probate Records for Tønsberg and Holmestrand 1696-1801 (1782)]  
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk07071672&spraak=e&metanr=2833 Probate Registers for Larvik 1672-1812]
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk07071672&spraak=e&metanr=2833 Probate Registers for Larvik 1672-1812]  
  
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
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== Taxation  ==
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Revision as of 16:20, 28 March 2014

Norway > Vestfold County

Vestfold is a county in Norway, bordering Buskerud and Telemark. Many islands are located at the coast. Vestfold is mostly dominated by lowland and is among the best agricultural areas of Norway. Vestfold is known for shipping and sailing. Formerly a headquarters for whaling fleets, the coastal towns of Vestfold now engage in fishing and shipbuilding.


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Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Vestfold County

BrunlanesTanumKjoseStavernTjøllingLarvikHedrumKveldeSandar (Sandeherred)TjømeNøtterøySandefjordStokkeTønsbergSlagenSemSkjeeArnadal (Arendal)KodalHvarnesAndebuStyrvollHøyjordLardalHemRamnesÅsgårdstrandHortenBorreNykirkeUndrumsdalRamnesVivestadFonVåleBotneHillestadVassåsHofSandeStrømm (Strømmen)SkogerKonnerudStrømsgodsetVestfold Parishes 2x2.jpg
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Cemeteries

Censuses

Church Records

Photos of churches in Vestfold

Family History Resources

Government Offices and Sites

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 Vestfold county


Probate Records for Tønsberg and Holmestrand 1696-1801 (1782)

Probate Registers for Larvik 1672-1812

Probate Jurisdictions

Vestfold.jpg

Taxation

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