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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] &gt; '''''[[Troms County, Norway|Troms County]] &gt;&nbsp;Astafjord''''' <br>
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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] &gt; '''''[[Troms County, Norway|Troms County]] &gt;&nbsp;Astafjord''''' <br>  
  
 
=== Church Records  ===
 
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Astafjord is a parish in [[Ibestad, Norway|Ibestad clerical district]]. Records begin in 1751.  
 
Astafjord is a parish in [[Ibestad, Norway|Ibestad clerical district]]. Records begin in 1751.  
  
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=== Census Records  ===
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F397036 1664-1666 Census for Astafjord ]can be found on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah it include the parishes of '''Ibestad, Astafjord, Lenvik, Dyrøy and Tranøy.'''&nbsp; This census was taken by the local parish priests.&nbsp; <br>
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*'''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 clerical census for Astafjord''' can be found on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F397036 Family History Library ]in Salt Lake City, Utah it includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Astafjord, Lenvik, Dyrøy and Tranøy.''' This census was taken by the local parish priests.&nbsp; Also available in scanned format online at [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35532/ Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)]
  
SENJEN PROSTI b. 36 Astafjord (Ibestad) prestegjeld Astafjord (Ibestad) sogn Dyrø (Dyrøy) sogn Tranø (Tranøy) sogn Lenvik sogn FHL INTL Film 122976 Item 4
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*'''Manntall 1701: optatt av fogd, sorenskriver og sogneprest ifølge kongebrev av den 26de juli 1701. The 1701 census for Astafjord''' includes the parishes of '''Kvæfjord and Astafjord '''and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F362324 Family History Library.] Also available in a [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38466/ scanned format ]at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F362324 1701 Census for Astafjord&nbsp;]can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
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*'''Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge'''. '''The 1801 census for Astafjord''' includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Andørja, Gratanger, Astafjord, Bardu, Salangen and Lavangen''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F500566 Family History Library.] Also available in a searchable database onine at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f18011917&spraak=n&metanr=454 Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).]
  
The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. May include the residence of a servant if he was born in a differen clerical district.  
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*'''Overformynderiprotokoller, 1790-1817. The 1805 census for Astafjord '''is listed with guardian records on microfilm available at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F738155 Family History Library.] Overformynderiprotokol 1790-1817 Skiftedesign. og overformynderipr. 1788-1811. Manntall for Astafjord menighet 1805.FHL film no. 362626.
  
Troms fylke b. 19 Senjen (Senja) fogderi Kvædfjord (Kvæfjord) tingsted Fuskevaag tingsted Astafjord tingsted Sand og Nedergaard sogn Sand tingsted Kvædfjord (Kvæfjord) sogn Astafjord sogn&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FHL INTL Film 122985 Item 5
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*'''Folketelling 1825, 1845, og 1846, Ibestad prestegjeld (Troms). The 1825, 1845 and 1846 census for Ibestad clerical distict '''includes the parishes of '''Salangen, Lavangen, Ibestad, Gratangen, Bardu,Astafjord and Andørja''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F621151 Family History Library.]
  
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f18011917&spraak=n&metanr=454 1801 Census for Astafjord] online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).&nbsp; Also available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F500566 Family History Library.]
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*'''Folketellingen den 31te desember 1865'''. The 1865 census for Astafjord includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Salangen, Lavangen, Astafjord, Gratangen and Andørja''' and is available on microflm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F265235 Family History Library.] Also available in a searchable database online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f61917&spraak=n&metanr=1637 Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).]&nbsp; As well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre.]
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F738155 1805 Manntall for Astafjord ]menighet can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
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*'''Folketellingen for kongeriket Norge den 31te desember 1875'''. '''The 1875 census for Ibestad '''includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Lavangen, Gratangen, Astafjord, Salangen and Andørja''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F425115 Family History Library.] Also available in a searchable database online at [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f71917&spraak=n&metanr=2225 Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).] and at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical Data Centre].
  
Guardian records for Senja deanery (prosti) which includes the following parishes: Tranøy, Stonglandet, Dyrøy, Sørreisa, Berg, Torsken, Lenvik med Rossfjord chapel, Hillesøy, Målselv, Bardu and Øverbygd. Senja deanery (prosti) includes the heirs of the clergy (priest, parish clerk, schoolteachers, and the widows). Contains the name of the guardian, name of the deceased, name and birth date of the heir, amount of money, and other miscellaneous information.  
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*'''Folketellingen for kongeriket Norge den 1ste januar 1891. The 1891 census for Astafjord''' includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Lavangen, Salangen, Gratangen, Astafjord and Andørja''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F450183 Family History Library. ]
  
Overformynderiprotokol 1790-1817 Skiftedesign. og overformynderipr. 1788-1811 Manntall for Astafjord menighet 1805 FHL INTL Film 362626
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*'''Folketellingen for Norge den 3dje desember 1900. The 1900 census for Astafjord '''includes the parishes of '''Ibestad, Lavangen, Andørja, Gratangen, Astafjord and Salangen''' and is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F391468 Family History Library]. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archvies) for [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01917&spraak=n&metanr=1473 Ibestad] (Lavange, Gratangen, Astafjord and Andørja), [http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01921&spraak=n&metanr=1474 Salangen], as well as at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html Norwegian Historical data centre.]
  
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f61917&spraak=n&metanr=1637 1865 Census for Astafjord]&nbsp;(see Ibestad)
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*'''Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910.''' [http://da.digitalarkivet.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census for Astafjord] available online at Digitalarkivet and at the [http://www.rhd.uit.no/folketellinger/folketellinger_e.aspx Norwegian Historical Data Centre.]
 
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[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f71917&spraak=n&metanr=2225 1875 Census for Astafjord]&nbsp;(see Ibestad)
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[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01917&spraak=n&metanr=1473 1900 Census for Astafjord]&nbsp;(see Ibestad)
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[http://da.digitalarkivet.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census for Astafjord]
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=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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1697-1824 [[Tromsø Deanery|Troms and Senja deanery]].  
 
1697-1824 [[Tromsø Deanery|Troms and Senja deanery]].  
 
  
 
=== Farm Books  ===
 
=== Farm Books  ===
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*{{FHL|650650|title-id|disp=Astafjord bygdebok&nbsp;: gårdshistorie}} by Oddbjørn Knutsen and Tore Meyer. A genealogy and a history of the people and their farms in Astafjord, Troms, Norway. Text in Norwegian.
 
*{{FHL|650650|title-id|disp=Astafjord bygdebok&nbsp;: gårdshistorie}} by Oddbjørn Knutsen and Tore Meyer. A genealogy and a history of the people and their farms in Astafjord, Troms, Norway. Text in Norwegian.
  
*{{FHL|25221|title-id|disp=Det gamle Astafjord og Ibestad}} by Hilmar Eriksen. A history of the old Astafjord and Ibestad parishes in Troms county with some genealogies of the the people and their farms beginning in the year 1115.
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*{{FHL|25221|title-id|disp=Det gamle Astafjord og Ibestad}} by Hilmar Eriksen. A history of the old Astafjord and Ibestad parishes in Troms county with some genealogies of the the people and their farms beginning in the year 1115. A farm name index to volume 2 is found in the following link. [[Image:948.452-A1 H2e V2 - ASTAFJOR 2.pdf]]
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{{tip|The farm name index referenced above includes many more names than the list below.}}
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=== Farm Names  ===
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The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:
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Contents

Church Records

Astafjord is a parish in Ibestad clerical district. Records begin in 1751.

Census Records

  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 clerical census for Astafjord can be found on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah it includes the parishes of Ibestad, Astafjord, Lenvik, Dyrøy and Tranøy. This census was taken by the local parish priests.  Also available in scanned format online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)
  • Manntall 1701: optatt av fogd, sorenskriver og sogneprest ifølge kongebrev av den 26de juli 1701. The 1701 census for Astafjord includes the parishes of Kvæfjord and Astafjord and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available in a scanned format at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Astafjord includes the parishes of Ibestad, Andørja, Gratanger, Astafjord, Bardu, Salangen and Lavangen and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available in a searchable database onine at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Overformynderiprotokoller, 1790-1817. The 1805 census for Astafjord is listed with guardian records on microfilm available at the Family History Library. Overformynderiprotokol 1790-1817 Skiftedesign. og overformynderipr. 1788-1811. Manntall for Astafjord menighet 1805.FHL film no. 362626.
  • Folketelling 1825, 1845, og 1846, Ibestad prestegjeld (Troms). The 1825, 1845 and 1846 census for Ibestad clerical distict includes the parishes of Salangen, Lavangen, Ibestad, Gratangen, Bardu,Astafjord and Andørja and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellingen for kongeriket Norge den 1ste januar 1891. The 1891 census for Astafjord includes the parishes of Ibestad, Lavangen, Salangen, Gratangen, Astafjord and Andørja and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellingen for Norge den 3dje desember 1900. The 1900 census for Astafjord includes the parishes of Ibestad, Lavangen, Andørja, Gratangen, Astafjord and Salangen and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archvies) for Ibestad (Lavange, Gratangen, Astafjord and Andørja), Salangen, as well as at the Norwegian Historical data centre.

Court Records

Land Records

Probate Records

1706-1877 Senja judicial district.

1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.

1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.

Farm Books

  • Astafjord Bygdebok by Tore Meyer. Genealogy and history of Astafjord clerical district, Troms, Norway. Includes localities of Skånland, Ibestad, and Gratangen. Text in Norwegian.


Farm Names

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows: