Årstad Parish, 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.

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

Digitized images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.

See all of Bergen parish records: 1663-1981 at Digitalarkivet.


History[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names