Årstad, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Årstad, Bergen City, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library includes church records for Årstad clerical district in Bergen. Årstad was called Skt. Jørgens hospital (church) before 1886, and belonged to Fana clerical district before 1749. Microfilmed records cover 1744-1931.

Årstad parish became its own clerical district in 1886 and included the parishes:

  • Årstad
  • Skt. Jørgens hospital with:
    • D. D. Krohns og Frues Stiftelse
    • de Søfarendes fattighus
    • Stranges fattighus
    • Enkefattighuset
    • Pleiestiftelsen no. 1 for leprosy patients
    • Lungegårdshospitalet and their employees

There is a separate record kept for the Leprosy hospital (Pleiestiftelsen no. 1 for spedalske) in Bergen for the years 1859-1886.

Digitized images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet. Årstad, 1886-1943 Skt. Jørgens hospital, 1743-1906 Skt. Jørgen, 1823-1935 Pleiestiftelsen for Leprosy patients, 1859-1886


Årstad kirke (Årstad church)

[http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%85rstad_kirke Norway

Farm Names

23 Aarstad, 20 Bjørndal, 25 Fløen nordre, 29 Harbakken, 14 Haukeland, 31 Kobbeltveit, 16 Kolstølen, 10 Krohnstad, 17 Landaas, 22 Lappen, 13 Møllendal, 11 Neset nedre, 21 Nordbø, 17 Nordrehaug, 15 Slettebakken, 7 Soleim, 8 Soleim lille, 2 Soleimslien øvre, 10 Sægrov, 30 Tarlebø, 30 Træet, 5 Viken


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names