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The Norwegian Historical Data Centre

The Norwegian Historical Data Centre (NHDC) is a national institution under the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway. Our main aim is to computerize the Norwegian censuses 1865 onwards together with the parish registers and other sources from the 18th and 19th centuries.


Search in databases

NHDC has multiple databases open for research. The censuses on 1865, 1875, 1900 and 1910 is nationwide, except the census on 1875.

Easy search in the censuses

Allows search combinations of name, birthplace and residence in the censuses.

Advanced search in the censuses

Allows for searches of multiple elements and encoded birthplace in censuses.

The church books are transcribed for some selected parishes.

Search in parish registers

Allows search combinations of name, residence and year in the parish registers.