Flakstad Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Flakstad, 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]

Flakstad clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Flakstad and Moskenes with Reine chapel. Flakstad was separated from Buksnes (Lofoten) clerical district in 1740. For earlier records see Buksnes clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1792-1956.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Flakstad: 1792-1877

Flakstad / Flakstad: 1847-1929

Flakstad / Moskenes: 1843-1935

Flakstad / Reine: 1916-1935

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Buksnes clerical district.
  • 1910: Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910. The 1910 census for Flakstad clerical district includes the parishes of Flakstad and Moskenes and is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet and at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

38 Andopen, 17 Andopsnes

31 Bø

30 Flakstad Præstegaard

21 Hovden

32 Kilan, 20 Krystad, 44 Kvalvik

19 Marken, 24 Mevold, 35 Myrland

37 Napp med Haarberget, 41 Nesland, 40 Nusfjord

29 Ramberg, 24 Reinen

26 Sand indre, 27 Sand ytre, 36 Sandnes, 18 Selfjord, 42 Skjelfjord, 28 Stokvik, 16 Strømsnes, 39 Strømøen, 15 Sund

22 Valle søndre, 23 Valle øvre, 33 Vareid, 34 Vikten, 24 Volden

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names