Vega Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Vega Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Vega clerical district contains parish register records from Vega parish. Earlier it was a parish in Brønnøy clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1720-1922.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Vega: 1725-1934

Brønnøy / Vega: 1720-1725

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • Vicar's Census 1664-1666, no. 35: Helgeland deanery and Salten deanery Digital Archives.


  • Bailiff's Census 1664-1666, no. 20: Modern Nordland county, modern Troms county and modern Finnmark county Digital Archives.









Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

36 Aakerbakken

7 Baatneset, 26 Brandsviken, 20 Bremsteinen, 34 Burshaugen, 46 Burøen, 4 Bø

17 Eidem, 45 Engelsøen

9 Ferset, 8 Finneset, 34 Flaaget, 10 Flataasen, 13 Floa

38 Gladstad, 5 Grimsøen, 37 Grøtland, 27 Gulsvaag

19 Halmøen, 15 Hestviken, 34 Holand, 43 Hongset, 31 Hysvær

3 Igerøen

25 Kjelkdalen, 14 Kjul, 39 Kolstad

44 Lammøen

2 Mjøgroven, 18 Mudvær

33 Nautøen, 35 Nes, 21 Næpsundet

37 Olderaasen

37 Risbakken, 6 Rørøen med Langneset

11 Skjeggemoen, 32 Skjærvær, 12 Stavsmarken, 24 Sundsvold, 42 Svea, 23 Søla

29 Valla, 22 Vegdalen, 28 Vegmoen, 40 Vegsteinen, 16 Vika, 30 Viksaas

1 Ylvingen

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1686-1878: Probates are found in Helgeland judicial district.

1728-1807: Clerical probates are found in Helgeland Deanery

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names