Borge Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Borge, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Borge clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Borge and Valberg. Borge was separated from Buksnes clerical district in 1748. For earlier records see Buksnes clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1750-1930.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Borge: 1750-1887-1908-1919

Borge / Borge: 1836-1857, 1861-1875, 1888-1929

Borge / Valberg: 1837-1926

Buksnes: 1704-1748, 1773-1793, 1817-1885

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Buksnes clerical district.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Krogtoft, Magne and Høynes, Yngvar Dahl, Borge og Valberg bygdebok, Bodø : Utgitt av Borge og Valberg bygdeboknemnd, c1982-. Farm histories with genealogical information on residents including history of the nature and life in Borge and Valberg in Borge clerical district, Nordland county, Norway. Vol. 3 includes an expanded index. FHL 948.451/B5 D2b

A farm name index to volume 3 is found in the following link. File:948.451-B5 D3b V3 - BORGE-Valberg.pdf

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

52 Alstad

13 Bjørnsand, 25 Borg, 31 Borgfjord indre, 33 Borgfjord ytre, 36 Borgvær, 40 Bø, 41 Bøen, 24 Bøstad

18 Eggum, 50 Elstad, 9 Eltoft, 22 Evjen

49 Garnes, 55 Grundstad

23 Hagevaag, 27 Hanberget, 38 Haukland, 53 Hellosan, 8 Holdal, 41 Høines

19 Jellevold

10 Klepstad, 51 Knutstad, 11 Kraaktoft, 42 Kvalnes

29 Li, 3 Liland, 47 Limstrand, 54 Lyngedal, 30 Løvdal

15 Mærvold

21 Nesje, 21 Nesjeøerne, 6 Nykmarken

7 Ostad

34 Ramberg, 43 Rekdal, 53 Risjorden, 26 Rystad

39 Sande, 39 Sandøen, 14 Saupstad, 1 Skjerpen, 32 Sletteng, 5 Slydalen, 45 Smedvik, 16 Sortland, 48 Steiro, 20 Strøm

12 Tangstad, 35 Torvdal

17 Unstad

37 Val, 44 Valle, 28 Vendalsjorden

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1673-1879: Probates are found in Lofoten og Versterålen judicial district.

Historical Society[edit | edit source]

Vestvågøy Historielag

Norway

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names