Gimsøy Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Gimsøy Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Gimsøy clerical district contains the parish registers for Gimsøy parish. Was separated from Lødingen clerical district in 1735 and Vågan clerical district in 1899. For earlier records see Lødingen clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1852-1915.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Vågan / Gimsøy: 1843-1914

Lødingen: 1691-1697, 1714-1863, 1897-1913, 1920-1942

Lødingen / Lødingen: 1840-1925

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Lødingen clerical district.
  • 1801, 1865, 1875 see Vågan clerical district.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

8 Almenning

2 Barstrand, 14 Brenna nordre, 13 Brenna søndre

20 Delp

17 Eidet

15 Festvaag lille

19 Gjersvold, 12 Gravermarken

6 Hov

4 Jendalen

Kleivan, 10 Klepstad, 2 Klokkerstranden, 18 Laukvik

9 Olderfjord

2 Raet, 11 Rystad

3 Sande, 17 Sandsletten, 5 Saupstad, 8 Strømnes, 1 Sundklak, 16 Sundlandsfjord, 12 Sydalen

9 Uren

17 Vatnfjord, 7 Vik, 7 Vikerøen, 4 Vinje

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

Historical Society[edit | edit source]

Gimsøy Historielag

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names