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Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Libraryfor Alta prestegjeld (clerical district). Contains parish registers for the parishes Alta and Kåfjord. They were separated from the combined Alta-Talvik clerical district in 1862. For earlier records see Talvik clerical district. Records available from 1837-1904.
For 1862 and earlier see Talvik
Digitized images of parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives). Alta: 1903-1921 Lysningsprotokoll
1801: Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Alta prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 65) for Alta-Talvik clerical district includes Alta, Talvik, and Kåfjord parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
A typewritten edition with indexes is available on microfiche. It is called "Mikrokortutgåva av 1801-teljina".
1686-1844: Records are found in Finnmark judicial district.
1839-1891: Records are found in Alta judicial district.
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