Bragernes Parish, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy

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

Bragernes Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
Diocese
Tunsberg bispedømme (1948-today) Oslo bispedømme (1070-1948)
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Len 1599-1660 Akershus
Amt 1689-1919 1660-1680: Akershus, 1680-1919: Buskerud
Fylke 1919-Present Buskerud
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Prestegjeld N/A
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Tinglag Lier
Fogderi Buskerud
Sorenskriveri Lier, Røken og Hurum
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Microfilm available at the Family History Library for Bragernes clerical district. Contains parish registers for Bragernes parish in Drammen city. Included Strømsgodset parish in Skoger, Vestfold until 1843. Parish registers exists for the years 1634-1930.

  • Digitized images of parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1644-1666: This census was taken by the local parish priests. It covers Bragernæs (Drammen) clerical district including Landfaldøen, Bragernæs (Bragernes) parish including Liersund, Strømsø, and Stranden parishes and is available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).




  • 1885: The 1885 census for Drammen city, Bragernes, Strømsø, and Tangen parishes is online as a database at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1900: The 1900 census for Drammen city includes Bragernes, Strømsø, and Tangen parishes and is available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and online as a database at Digitalarkivet as 1900 Drammen.

  • 1910: The 1910 census for Bragernes is available in a searchable database at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

5 Berskog nordre, 6 Berskog søndre

11 Hotvet

2 Kjøsterud mellem, 1 Kjøsterud vestre, 3 Kjøsterud østre

9 Landfald lille, 8 Landfald store, 4 Li

7 Myre

12 Strøm, 13 Strøtvet

10 Øren

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Drammen city judicial district
*1682-1855 Family History Library
*1682-1855 Digitalarkivet

Bragernes deanery
*1702-1817 Digitalarkivet

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names