12:15 - 13:00

Norwegians transmigrated through UK between ca. 1865-1915. Some might have stayed back in UK, some might have come to UK as sailors or of other reasons. Where should you start to trace them in some UK sources? How could you find them in Norway? We will look at the Norwegian Digital Archives and a few other websites, where you can do research.

Liv Marit Haakenstad

Liv Marit Haakenstad is a professional genealogist and an author.  She has worked as a genealogist for more than 35 years, researching Norwegians and emigrants from Norway to other countries, especially the United States.  She has done a great deal of research in England and United States about the emigration process, especially trying to find answers about what happened to the emigrants during the trip.   She also offering lectures and courses in Norwegian Genealogy, Internet genealogy research, Transmigration (Norway-England-US) and the Emigration from Norway in general. Haakenstad have written 10 books about Norwegian Genealogy, and emigration from Norway.