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Church Records

Vågan clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Vågan with Henningsvær chapel and Svolvær. It included Gimsøy until 1899. Vågan and Gimsøy were separated from Lødingen clerical district in 1735. Parish registers (ministerialbøker) earlier than 1866 were lost in a fire in 1873.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1843-1925.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Vågan: 1749, 1843-1883, 1899-1926

Vågan / Gimsøy: 1852-1915

Vågan / Svolvær: 1923-1942

Vågan / Vågan: 1884-1941

Lødingen: 1691-1697, 1714-1863, 1897-1913, 1920-1942

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Lødingen clerical district.
  • Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Vågan clerical district includes the parishes of Vågan and Gimsøy and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available in a searchable database at Digitalarkivet.
  • Folketellinga 1865 for [nr.] 1865 Vågan. An index to the 1865 census is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellinga 1875 for Vågan (Nordland). An index to the 1875 census for Vågan clerical district is available on microfiche at the Family History Library..
  • Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910. The 1910 census for Vågan clerical district include the parishes of Vågan and Svolvær and is available in a searchable database at Digitalarkivet and at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

37 Aarstein 11 Altervaag 42 Bjørndal 39 Brettesnes 30 Digermulen 3 Djupfjord 34 Fagerbakken 4 Festvaag 14 Finneset 23 Følstad 46 Grundstad 44 Gulbrandsøen 6 Guldvik 48 Hatvik med Kuholmen 43 Haverdal 24 Haversand 40 Helland 19 Helle 5 Henningsvær 35 Holand 8 Hopen 13 Kabelvaag 7 Kalle 16 Kirkevaag 24 Kjepsøen 17 Kongsmarken 23 Langstrand 21 Laupstad 16 Leirosen 22 Liland 1 Lyngvær 29 Mollgavlen 3 Mølnosen 15 Præstskeen 32 Pundsletten 26 Reknes 27 Rørhopen 2 Rørvik 40 Saarnøen 45 Sandøen 5 Sauøen 40 Silsandøen 40 Skjoldvær 47 Skraaven 28 Slaatholmen 12 Smedvik 22 Steinraet 36 Storfjeld 11 Storvaagen 18 Svolvær 38 Ulvaag 31 Valen 33 Vatnvaag 20 Vestpollen 41 Vikan 4 l,2 25 Øihelle 28 Øihellehavn 9 Ørsnes 10 Ørsvaag

Probate Records

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

Historical Society

Vågan Historielag

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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