Historical Society was founded in 1996. We have approximately 600 members. Our
activities are conducted by a board consisting of 5 members. We arrange 5-6
meetings every year, presenting different historical topics. Every summer we
arrange a daytrip for our members. Our meetings are open to everyone.
Our main task
is to collect historical information and local history; we collect old pictures,
publications, and stories. The main object is to present this information to
members and the local population. A yearbook is published with different
historical articles from Strinda district.
Strinda is now a suburb of Trondheim, the third largest city in Norway. Until
1964, Strinda was a local community and a rural district surrounding the city of
This map will show you the district of Strinda Historical Society, link.
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records and information about Norwegian relatives
If you are looking for information about ancestors or relatives that might come
from anywhere in the Strinda area (Ranheim, Jonsvatnet, Bratsberg, Nardo, Tempe,
and Lade), please don’t hesitate to contact us; we will be more than happy to
assist you. We have assisted people from other countries in finding "lost
relatives" on several occasions.
forward your queries to: Jan Habberstad
More than 2000 Norwegian Emigrants left their homes in Strinda / Strinden in the
period between 1867 and 1930. We have listed all of them in the following 4
different parts of the Excel spreadsheets below.
records of Strinda from 1867 – 1880
Emigration records of Strinda from 1881 – 1899
Emigration records of Strinda from 1900 – 1930
Emigrants from Strinda via the Harbour of Bergen
Emigrants from Strinda.xls
Strinda Historical Society takes no responsibility for any incorrect information
listed in emigration records
information is from The Digital Archives. The Digital
Archives is a public service from the National Archives of Norway. Here you can
search in transcribed source material free of charge.)
How to trace your ancestors in Norway
Ancestors from Norway
Slekt og Historie
Johan Ingvald Borgos
Genealogical resources in Norway
Emigration from Sør Trøndelag to America
Norway Genealogy Page
Odd-Steinar Raneng's homepage
(moved from Stjørdal to Australia when he was a boy)
Novelist John Dalmas, excerpts from:
Armfelt: A Novel of the Great Northern War
Trøndelag Folk Museum
at Sverresborg in Trondheim
Census 1875 – Strinda County
The 1875 Census of Strinda
contains names of 7982 inhabitants. You will find
their place of birth, when they were born, their occupation and the name of
their farm or homeplace.
For further information, visit the National Archives of Norway , see