== Land and Property ==
<br>Land records generally start in the 1700s. These records contain information about [[Norway:Deeds|real estate conveyances, mortgages]], [[Norway: Cottager Contracts|contracts]], agreements, deeds, leases of land, and auction sales [[Norway: Pension Contracts|Pension contracts]] show the inheritance of property from one generation to the next. Land records often reveal family information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, and other relatives. From land records you may learn where people lived previously, their occupations, and other clues for further research. Sometimes you will find information about entire families. For the period before 1700 you may wish to search [[Norway :Court History|court records]]. They contain similar property information.
The land records after 1865 are in the custody of the local magistrate [sorenskriver]. They are also available up to 1935 at the regional archives, but only in book form. The records before 1865 are in the custody of the regional archives and are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
NORWAY, [COUNTY], [PARISH] - LAND AND PROPERTY. <br>
the article [[ Norway Taxation|Norway Taxation]] for an interesting article about land and tax divisions. <br> = = '''Land Records Online''' == Arkivverket has launched a new service at the Digitalarkivet Website. Land record indexes and land records are now on the internet: [https://www.arkivverket.no/opplysninger-om-eiendom Digitised Real Estate Registers.] A description, in English, of how to use these registers is also found on this page. [https://www.arkivverket.no/opplysninger-om-eiendom Digitized Property title register; Mortgage Registery; Pledge Books] [[Norway Land Records Online]] == = [[Norway: Cottager Contracts #An_example_of_a_cottager_.28husmann.29_contract|Norway: Cottager Contracts]] === (An example of what kind of information you may find in a Cottager Contract).<br> === [[Norway : Retirement Contracts|Norway: Retirement Contracts]] === (Examples of what kind of information you may find in retirement contracts).
== Land Records [''Fast Eiendomsprotokoller''] ==
*Possibly other family members
== Mortgage Books [''Pantebøker''] ==
These records contain useful lineage linking information, can be used to establish relationships. In many cases the mortgage books can be used as a substitute index to the probate records. The information from the mortgage records can extend pedigree lines as much as three generations. Most are not indexed and begin in the 1700s.
*Date of the document