Vestby, Akershus, Norway Genealogy
Microfilm at the Family History Library for Vestby prestegjeld (clerical district). Contains parish registers from the parishes Vestby (Westbye) with the town Hvitsten, Såner with the towns Son and Hølen and Garder. The parish registers exist from 1688 until 1944.
See also Enebakk
Digitized parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]
- 1660's: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Vestby prestegjeld, (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
- 1660's: Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Vestby is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.
- 1801: Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Vestby prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 6) for Vestby clerical district includes Vestby, Såner, and Garder parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation. Available online at Digital Archves (Digitalarkivet) in Norway.
- 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. The 1865 census for Vestby prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book. Available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) as well asat the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.
- 1875: Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875. The 1875 census for Vestby prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This 1875 census contains the persons name, residence, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.
- 1900: Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900. The 1900 census for Vestby prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Searchable database online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet).
- 1910: Søk i folketellingen fra 1910. Searchable databases available online at Digital Archives and the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.
Volumes one and two are now available as a downloadable PDF file on the internet Vestby bygdebok. A farm name index to volume 1 is found in the following link. File:948.22-V1 D2m V1 - Vestby Bygedbok.pdf
|The farm name index referenced above includes many more names than the list below.|
The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:
15 Aalerød, 65 Arnestad, 20 Auten, 58 Bjørnestad, 16 Borgen, 4 Braaten, 71 Dal, 3 Dæli, 48 Ekerholt, 70 Erikstad søndre, 12 Fallentin, 57 Filtvet, 36 Fuglegaarden, 40 Galby vestre, 17 Gjeksrud, 46 Gjekstad, 75 Glemme, 43 Grønberg, 84 Grønlund, 9 Grøstad, 23 Gørra, 77 Gørra, 37 Haugen, 60 Hauger, 31 Hjol vestre, 22 Hol, 64 Holvik, 32 Hvitstein, 66 Jonstad, 18 Kalføss, 67 Karterød, 73 Kjenn nordre, 14 Kjensli, 64 Kjære, 65 Kjøvangen, 7 Kleiver, 72 Klokkerød, 52 Knalstad nordre, 63 Kroken, 12 Krom, 53 Kullebunden, 82 Langeli, 19 Lesteberg, 47 Li, 35 Linnestad, 54 Lysedal, 50 Løktaas, 14 Moen, 26 Nes, 11 Nordby, 68 Nubsrød, 69 Nygaard, 49 Pepperstad ,39 Pyt, 18 Raali, 41 Ramme, 8 Randum, 5 Revaug, 27 Revling, 83 Rokker ,33 Rustad nordre, 78 Rustad søndre, 28 Rød nordre, 4 Rød søndre, 80 Røddal, 59 Rønjul, 55 Sekkebæk, 74 Skaaka, 44 Skog, 42 Skurva, 44 Slutningen, 45 Smedsrød, 56 Strand, 69 Stubberød, 24 Støttum, 1 Sundby nordre, 2 Sønsteby, 21 Tannum nordre, 81 To ,61 Torp, 42 Toverød,23 Tveiter, 76 Tømt, 62 Tørfest med Snallum, 51 Ugjestrød, 34 Vastad, 30 Verpet, 6 Vestby Præstegaard, 79 Vestby-Ødegaarden, 39 Værnhus, 25 Øde-Nes, 38 Ødegaarden, 41 Ørebæk, 10 Østby, 13 Østerengen.
Vestby Bygdebok. Vestby Sokn vol. 1.
Arnestad, Auten, Berg, Bjørlien, Bjørnerud, Bjørnestad, Borgen, Dal, Dammen, Dæli, Ekerholt, Erikstad, Erikstad Søndre, Faltin, Filtvet, Fuglegården, Galby Vestre, Galby Østre, Galbybråten, Galbyødegården, Gjekstad (Jekstad), Glemme (Glenne), Grønberg, Grønlund, Grønlundødegården, Grøstad, Gørra, Hamborg, Haugen, Hauger, Hjol Vestre, Hjol Østre, Hoel, Holvik, Hvidsten, Hytten, Jeksrud, Johnsrud, Jonstad, Kalfjøs, Karterød, Kjenn nordre, Kjensli, Kjenslimoen, Kjære, Kjøvangen nordre, Kleiver, Klokkerød, Knalstad Nordre, Knalstad Søndre, Kroken, Krom, Lang ekren, Langeli, Lesteberg, Li, Linnestad, Lysedal, Løktås, Nes, Nordby, Nordli, Nubsrød, Nygård, Pepperstad, Prestegården, Pyt, Ramme, Randum, Refling, Revhaug, Rokker, Rustad Nordre, Rustad Søndre, Rød, Rød Nordre, Røddal, Rødsbråten, Rødshagen, Rønhjul, Råli, Sekkebekk, Skog, Skurva, Skåka,Slutningen, Smedsrud, Snellum, Strand, Stubberud, Støttum, Støttumtangen, Sundby Nordre, Sundby Søndre, Svartedal, Søsteby, Tannum, Teipa, To, Torp, Toverud, Trollerud, Tveter, Tømt, Tørfest, Ugjstrud, Vastad, Verpet, Vestbybråten, Vestbyhagen, Vestli, Vollen, Værnhus, Ødegården, Øines, Ørebekk, Østby, Østbyødegården, Østerngen, Østtorp Ålerud.