Family archives

The county archive offers many resources for those who are researching family histories. The most important are listed below. Here you will also find database sources for the study of emigration from Sogn og Fjordane.

Select database:

Parish registers

Emigrant lists


Other database services with personal data available:

  • America letters
  • photo archive
  • music archive
  • land registers
  • register of mortgages
  • probate records
  • out of court settlements

Go to select database to search in these databases.

The county archive does not normally perform searches for family information. This must be done by the user, with the aid of the sources listed above.

You can also find a great deal of personal information relating to Sogn og Fjordane in the Digital Archives – a free service provided by the National Archives of Norway.