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oktober 2010

10 tips for genealogical research in Norway


The collection of "10 Tips" page for the Nordic countries is operated by the participating countries in Nordgen. The tips for Norway is also here.


1. Talk to relatives and acquaintances to gather the most information from older relatives before you start looking elsewhere.

    1.1. Be sure to write down everything they know from old information about name, place of birth - date and all of general interest.

    1.2. Get the old relatives to put names in the photo albums. Often this old heirloom is guarded carefully, but without names and other information.

2. Get a genealogy program. Check this page www.disnorge.no / cms / slektsprogram.html. Participate in user group meetings if there is such a local team.

3. Plan your research

    3.1. Think through how you will record your data.

    3.2. Register sources for all information and consider the sources

4. Start searching for more information about your family