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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.
  • 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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