Land tax

Land property tax protocols

Real estate books called matrikler will give you the names of owners and cultivators of farms. The volumes from 1665 and 1723 (in the National Archives) are particularly important. More recent matrikler (from 1838 onward) have been printed. There are also quite a number of so-called jordebøker, records which largely provide the same kind of information. The oldest ones, from the Middle Ages, have been printed. Special mention should be made of Statholderarkivets jordebøker 1661, now in the National Archives.


These are books to get a way to know who to tax and how much.


These are all the registers that are in the databases. 29 of the as you can see from the picture

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