These are good times for people abroad with Norwegian roots who wish to learn more about their past. The increasing amount of information available, particularly on the internet, facilitates the detective work for amateur genealogists, Aftenposten reports.
Armed with basic facts such as birth dates and places, maiden names, death dates and dates of other major occasions such as church and local records can help document the path back to the roots of the family tree.
Archives, censuses and other official sources are becoming increasingly available on the internet. As you are reading this on your computer screen, it means that you are already in possession of the most important tool you need to start the hunt for your forefathers in Norway.
Use the links presented on this page or click here to visit Aftenposten for other useful family tree links.