Land Registers 1886 and 1837

Land Registers 1886 and 1837

Download the 1886 and 1838 land registers as Excel-files

The 1886 land register for the whole country can be downloaded as Excel-files. The files are "zipped" (packed), i.e. the files must be unzipped before they can be used. Each file contains the land register for all the municipalities in a province, except for the towns and the Finnmark province.

Province 1838       1886      
01 Østfold
02 Akershus
04 Hedmark
05 Oppland
06 Buskerud
07 Vestfold
08 Telemark
09 Aust-Agder
10 Vest-Agder
11 Rogaland
12 Hordaland
14 Sogn og Fjordane
15 Møre og Romsdal
16 Sør-Trøndelag
17 Nord trøndelag
18 Nordland
19 Troms
20 Finnmark Does not exist!

The overview below refers to the columns in the Excel-files.

KnrMunicipality number
Etternavn_eierThe surname of the land owner or user
Fornavn_eierThe first name of the land owner or user
GnrLand number of farm
BnrTitle number of sub-farm
MnrPrevious land number
LnrPrevious title number
GnavnFarm name
BnavnHolding name