Værøy Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Værøy 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
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Værøy clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Værøy and Røst. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1750-1919.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Værøy: 1752-1798, 1800-1879, 1910-1935

Værøy / Røst: 1752-1801, 1851-1919

Værøy / Værøy: 1752-1788, 1880-1910

Census Records[edit | edit source]





  • 1835: Folketelling. Includes the parishes of Ofoten, Evenes, Ankenes, Skjerstad, Fauske, Værøy and Røst and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. an online Digital Archives.






Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

14 Bakken, 15 Breivik

14 Kvalnes

13 Maastad

17 Nordland

14 Ramvolden, 14 Røstnesvaag

14 Spælen, 14 Stølen, 14 Sørland

16 Værø Præstegaard

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names