Strinda Historical Society was founded in 1996. We have approximately 660 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. 

The district of Strinda
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 Trondheim.  

This map will show you the district of Strinda Historical Society, link

Articles in English
Welcome to visit our 
encyclopedia WikiStrinda ! Go to our English main page
Some articles are also written in English. Go to Categories in English and see the articles, more information will come.

Emigration 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. 

Please 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. 

Emigration 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

Link: Emigrants from Strinda.xls

Remark: The Strinda Historical Society takes no responsibility for any incorrect information listed in emigration records 

(The above 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.)


Some useful links
How to trace your ancestors in Norway
Ancestors from Norway John Føllesdal
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  Norwegian Heritage
Trøndelag Folk Museum at Sverresborg in Trondheim

Census 1875 – Strinda County

The 1875 Census of Strinda 
(7.3 MB) 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