|Index | Norwegian genealogy resources | Vestfold|
DIS-Norge Vestfold's web page is in Norwegian only.
Gjallarhorn is a local genealogy group that covers Vestfold and Buskerud. Their web page is only available in Norwegian)
Vestfold bygdelag is an organization of descendants of Norwegian immigrants from Vestfold. The organization holds various events, including an annual "stevne".
Small interactive map of Norway - shows where Vestfold is located. Click on Vestfold and you can see a small map of Vestfold showing the kommune (municipalities) of this fylke.
Large map of Vestfold from the NORWAY LIST Web Site. Kommune names are underlined.
Vestfold queries from Rootsweb.com's "Norway Message Board"
Slektsbiblioteket query page (one for each county in Norway)
Slektsforskerbasen from DIS-Norge - a list of more than 4,000 genealogists who are researching their Norwegian ancestors. Sorted by kommune (municipality).
Norway-L@rootsweb.com mailing list archives is another often overlooked resource. You can search the archive to find out if others are researching the same families or places in Norway, and then contact them.
Nord-Jarlsbergmuseene is a web site with information about several museums in Vestfold.
Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Tønsberg
Viking Ship Museum is located in Oslo, but many of the items on display were found in Vestfold, including the famous Gostad ship, found in a large burial mound at Gokstad farm in Sandar, Vestfold in 1880, and the equally famous Oseberg ship, found in a large burial mound on Slagen farm in Vestfold and excavated in 1904.
Søndre Vestfold - archeology and vikings! Unfortunately, only available in Norwegian. (English version under construction).
Pictures from Larvik, Norway from Morten Østby's home page.
Holmestrand paintings by the Norwegian artist Finn Johnsen
Vestfold-slekt includes church records, probate registers, etc., as well as the complete bygdebok from 1922 for Nøtterø in Vestfold "fylke"!
Tjøme slekter by Steinar Rasmussen is in Norwegian, but it has a great deal of information from farms in Tjøme. Click on the farm name in the left frame, and view the information about that farm in the right frame.
Several people have created English versions of their web sites with information about their ancestors from Vestfold. Here are links to some of these:
Unfortunately my schedule does not permit me to answer
individual requests for assistance with genealogy research
Copyright 1996 - 2002
This page was created 8 December 1996
Last updated on 26 October 2002