Norway Census, 1870 - FamilySearch Historical Records
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|Title in the Language||Norge Folketellingen, 1870|
|The National Archives of Norway|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This census was taken on 3 December 1870 in selected coastal cities and trading centers (ladestder). The census was to include all persons living in the residence, including those temporarily absent or present. This collection also contains a folder containing images of a statistical abstract of Bergen. This list gives only numerical information which includes the house number, total number of occupants, the number of person temporarily present, and the number of persons temporarily absent.
The enumeration for the following cities are missing:
- Farsund, Vest-Agder
- Hamar, Hedmark
- Hølen, Akershus
- Kragerø, Telemark
- Sandnes, Rogaland
- Stathelle, Telemark
- Stavanger, Rogaland
- Vadsø, Finnmark
- Vardø, Finnmark
- Åsgårdstrand, Vestfold
The National Archives of Norway's record series for this collection is RA/S-2231/E/El, Folketellingen 1870.
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are in Norwegian. For help reading these records please see the following:
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Person's name
- Marital status
- Birth year
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
The following localities are included in this collection. The number in the Code column is the municipality code.
|1301||Bergen rural district, Domkirken local parish, Laksevåg||Bergen|
|1401||Florø||Sogn og Fjordane|
|1501||Ålesund||Møre og Romsdal|
|1502||Molde||Møre og Romsdal|
|1503||Kristiansund||Møre og Romsdal|
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Residence on the date of the census
Search the Index[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- If available, check the image for additional information
- Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
- Look for other family members to see if the person is living with them
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Norway.
Related FamilySearch Historical Records Collections[edit | edit source]
- Norway, Oslo, Census, 1901
- Norway Census, 1801
- Norway Census, 1865
- Norway Census, 1875
- Norway, Census, 1891
- Norway, Census, 1900
- Norway, Census, 1910 - FamilySearch Historical Records
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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