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Østfold kirkebøker (parish records)

About this list:

    I have compiled the information on this list from the LDS Family History Catalog as well as from information from the web site of the Norwegian National Archives.  It contains a list of the parish records - kirkebøker - from Aust-Agder that have been microfilmed. Parish records that have not been microfilmed are not included in this list, and these parish records can only be viewed at the Norwegian State Archive if they are more than 60 years old.
     I have translated the word prestegjeld as "clerical district" and the word sokn as "parish". This is the convention used in the LDS Family History Catalog.
 
  Aremark   Glemmen   Moss   Råde   Tune
  Askim   Halden   Onsøy   Sarpsborg   Varteig
  Berg   Hobøl   Rakkestad   Skiptvet   Vestre Fredrikstad
  Borge   Hvaler   Rolvsøy   Skjeberg   Våler
  Eidsberg   Idd   Rygge   Spydeberg   Østre Fredrikstad
  Fredrikstad   Kråkerøy   Rødenes   Trøgstad   Dissenter congregations


Aremark

Aremark parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1735 - 1928. Aremark clerical district consists of the following parishes: Aremark and Øymark.


Askim

Askim parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1733 - 1921. Askim clerical district consists of one parish: Askim. 

Berg

Berg parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1770-1912. Berg clerical district consists of the following parishes: Berg, Asak and Rokke. Berg was the main parish in a district with Rokke and Nordre Fredrikshald (i.e. Halden) until 1721. Nordre Fredrikshald (Halden) then became the main parish in the district with Berg and Rokke. By a royal proclamation, on 13 Oct. 1769, Berg became the head of its own district with Rokke and Asak as annexes. Due to an outbreak of fire, all earlier books have been lost.

Borge

Borge parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1723-1926. Borge clerical district consists of the following parishes: Borge and Torsnes.

Eidsberg

Eidsberg parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1710-1923. Eidsberg clerical district consists of the following parishes: Eidsberg, Mysen, Hærland and Trømborg

Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad clerical district used to include the city of Fredrikstad and Glemmen. By royal proclamation on 14 October 1882, the clerical district was divided into three separate clerical districts to take effect as of 01 January 1883: Østre Fredrikstad, Vestre Fredrikstad and Glemmen. Parish records from Vestre Fredrikstad prior to 1871 are contained under Glemmen, which maintained separate parish records from 1733. Vestre Fredrikstad maintained separate parish records from 1871, and these are listed under Vestre Fredrikstad. Østre Fredrikstad maintained separate parish records from 1880, and these are listed under Østre Fredrikstad.
There were also three dissenter congregations in Fredrikstad:

Glemmen

Glemmen parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1733 - 1933. Glemmen clerical district consists of the following parishes: Glemmen and Kråkerøy. From 1685 until 01 January 1883, these parishes were part of Fredrikstad clerical district, but they were separated out from the combined Fredrikstad parish in 1883, when Frederikstad was divided into three clerical district: Østre Fredrikstad, Vestre Fredrikstad and Glemmen clerical districts. Glemmen maintained separate parish records from 1733 onwards, and these records also contain entries for Vestre Fredrikstad until 1871 when Vestre Fredrikstad began to maintain its own parish records - see Vestre Fredrikstad. The expansion of Fredrikstad led to the buildings and lots on Kråkerøy to be transferred from Fredrikstad to Glemmen. Kråkerøy was separated out as its own clerical district as of 01 July 1909 by royal proclamation dated 11 May 1909.

Halden

Halden parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1758 - 1932. Halden clerical district consists of the following parishes: Halden (Fredrikshald) city. Fredrikshald (Halden) clerical district was established by royal proclamation dated 13 December 1769. Nordre Fredrikshald was on that date separated out from Berg clerical district and Søndre Fredrikshald was separated out from Idd clerical district.
There was also a dissenter congregation in Halden:

Hobøl

Hobøl parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1733-1929. Hobøl clerical district consists of the following parishes: Hobøl and Tomter.
    Note: Earlier books were lost when the parsonage burned in 1730.

Hvaler

Hvaler parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1654-1930. Hvaler clerical district consists of the following parishes: Hvaler and Spjærøy (Dypedal) chapelry.

Idd

Idd parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1720-1924. Idd clerical district consists of the following parishes: Idd and Ennigdal. Søndre Fredrikshald also belonged to this district until it was combined with Nordre Fredrikshald by royal proclamation on 13 Oct. 1769. (See Halden).

Kråkerøy

Kråkerøy parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1909-1927. Kråkerøy clerical district consists of the following parishes: Kråkerøy. Kråkerøy was separated out from Glemmen clerical district in 1909, for earlier parish records see Glemmen clerical district.

Moss

Moss parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1725-1932. Moss clerical district consists of the following parishes: Moss and Moss city. Moss parish was separated out from Rygge in 1790. Moss city parish was created in 1839.
There was also a dissenter congregation in Moss:

Onsøy

Onsøy parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1733-1933. Onsøy clerical district consists of the following parishes: Onsøy and Gressvik chapel. (Gresvik chapelry became a parish in 1924).

Rakkestad

Rakkestad parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1722-1922. Rakkestad clerical district consists of the following parishes: Rakkestad, Degernes and Os.

Rolvsøy

Rolvsøy parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1911-1920. Rolvsøy clerical district consists of the following parishes: Rolvsøy parish. It was separated from Tune clerical district in 1911. For earlier parish records see Tune clerical district. Rolvsøy clerical district consists of the northern and the eastern part of the island.

Rygge

Rygge parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1725 - 1921. Rygge clerical district consists of the following parishes: Rygge parish. Rygge clerical district also included Moss parish until 1790 when Moss was separated out to form Moss clerical district. From 1725 separate parish records were maintained for the city of Moss. These are listed under Moss clerical district.

Rødenes

Rødenes parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1721 - 1926. Rødenes clerical district consists of the following parishes: Rødenes and Rømskog.

Råde

Råde parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1707-1925. Råde clerical district consists of the following parishes: Råde parish with Tom chapelry.

Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1859 - 1931. Sarpsborg clerical district consists of the following parishes: Sarpsborg city. Sarpsborg was separated from Tune clerical district in 1859. Earlier parish records must be search for in Tune clerical district.
There was also two dissenter congregation in Sarpsborg:



Skiptvet

Skiptvet parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1715 - 1924. Skiptvet clerical district consists of the following parishes: Skiptvet. 

Skjeberg

Skjeberg parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1702 - 1931. Skjeberg clerical district consists of the following parishes: Skjeberg, Ullerøy, Ingedal, Skjebergdalen and Hafslund.

Spydeberg

Spydeberg parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1696 - 1930. Spydeberg clerical district consists of the following parishes: Spydeberg, Hovin and Heli.

Trøgstad

Trøgstad parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1645 - 1929. Trøgstad clerical district consists of the following parishes: Trøgstad and Båstad.

Tune

Tune parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1720 - 1930. Tune clerical district consists of the following parishes: Tune, Solli, Hannestad and Greåker. It also included Sarpborg until 1859, Varteig until 1861, and Rolvsøy until 1911. These parishes were separated out to become separate clerical districts.

Varteig

Varteig parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1861 - 1923. Varteig clerical district consists of the following parishes: Varteig. Varteig belonged to Tune clerical district from 1685 to 1860. It became its own district in 1861. For earlier records see Tune clerical district. One christening and one death are listed as methodists at the end of item 2, film 1259718.

Vestre Fredrikstad (The cathedral in Borg)

Vestre Fredrikstad parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1871 - 1920. Vestre Fredrikstad clerical district consists of the following parishes: Vestre (West) Fredrikstad. It was separated from the combined Fredrikstad parish in 1883, but the church records have been kept separate since 1871. Parish records from before 1871 are under Glemmen. clerical district. See also Fredrikstad clerical district.

Våler

Våler parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1715 - 1931. Våler clerical district consists of the following parishes: Våler and Svinndal.

Østre Fredrikstad

Østre Fredrikstad parish records are available on microfilm for the time period 1717 - 1919. Østre Fredrikstad clerical district consists of the following parishes: Østre Fredrikstad. It made up, with Vestre Fredrikstad and Glemmen, the combined Fredrikstad clerical district until 1884. However the records for Østre and Vestre Fredrikstad were kept separate from 1871.

Dissenter congregations in Østfold




 
 
 


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