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News from the National Archives of Norway

1891 Census finished

The digitising of the 1891 Census is finished


The National Archives finished the scanning of the 1891 Census this summer and today close to 2,5 million images are available in the Digital Archives. Read more...

The front page of the Silver Tax list of 1816 for Vardal parish

The Silver Tax 1816 digitised


Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway) is preparing for its 200 years anniversary with the digital version of the Silver Tax of 1816. The scanned images of the tax lists were published in 2012, and now these lists are transcribed and available for search in the Digital Archives. Read more...

Bilde av ødeleggelser i Vadsø.

The National Archives' Spring Release 2015


To commemorate the liberation day, 8th of May 1945, the National Archives has published a wide range of documents dealing with the liberation of Norway 1944/45. The material is digitised and available for everyone online. Read more...

The 1815 Census for Bergen

200 years since the 1815 Census


On April 30th, 1815 the Norwegians were counted. The 1815 Census is in fact only numbers, but there are also some name lists. These are now available in the Digital Archives. Read more...