Røst Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Røst Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Nordlandene
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1789: Nordlandene amt (under Trondhjem stiftamt), 1789-1919: Nordland
Fylke 1919-Present Nordland
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Prestegjeld Værøy
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Tinglag Værøy og Røst
Fogderi Lofoten og Vesteraalen
Sorenskriveri Lofoten
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

See Værøy clerical district.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666, 1701, 1801, 1865, 1875, 1900, 1910 see Værøy clerical district.
  • 1835 folketelling for Ofoten prestegjeld (Nordland). The 1835 census for Ofoten clerical district includes the parishes Ofoten, Evenes, Ankenes, Skjerstad, Fauske, Værøy and Røst and are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

11 Bakkejorden, 9 Bryggen

8 Grav

7 Hammer, 8 Haugen, 10 Haugen

5 Klak, 4 Kongsjorden

7 Lyngvær

9 Meland

12 Nes nedre, 11 Nes øvre

10 Skau, 1 Skomvær, 6 Stamnes

10 Vand

2 Ystnes

3 Øvergaard

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