Herøy, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Church Records

Contains parish registers from the parishes Herøy, Tjøtta and Nordvik with Hæstad chapel. Herøy and Tjøtta was separated from Alstahaug clerical district in 1862, for the years 1776-1862 see Alstahaug clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1714-1918.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Herøy: 1848-1878, 1919-1939

Herøy / Herøy: 1877-1918

Herøy / Nordvik: 1892-1917

Alstahaug / Herøy: 1714-1710, 1768-1800, 1820-1847

Alstahaug: 1737-1768, 1773-1787, 1801-1886

Alstahaug / Tjøtta: 1714-1737, 1768-1800, 1829-1840

Alstahaug / Alstahaug: 1714-1804, 1820-1945

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701. 1801 see Alstahaug clerical district.
  • Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910. The 1910 census for Herøy clerical district includes the parishes of Herøy and Nordvik and is avaiilable in a searchable database at Digitalarkivet and at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

54 Aakvik, 2 Andøen, 46 Berfjorden, 32 Breistrand, 33 Breistrandvik, 47 Dalsvaag, 50 Dønbjørn, 49 Engesvik, 16 Gaasvær, 45 Gjesfjorden, 20 Graaøen, 44 Gulstad, 48 Hangbjørn, 24 Havsteinen, 41 Hildset, 55 Hjartøen, 9 Hjelmsøen, 5 Hokleppen, 39 Holand, 40 Holandstrand, 19 Holmen, 51 Hæstad, 36 Hølen, 35 Hølvolden, 15 Inderodden, 43 Kjelsnesiken, 5 Nordherø, 27 Nordviken, 38 Olfoten, 56 Ormsøen, 25 Ravnøen, 34 Sandstrak, 1 Sandvær nordrem, 6 Seløen, 13 Sildøen, 5 Silvalen, 31 Skaga, 53 Skar, 20 Skibaatsvær, 59 Skorpen, 21 Slapøen, 28 Solfjeld, 29 Strandskogan, 37 Strømme, 4 Sørherø, 30 Sørviken, 52 Teistad, 3 Tenna, 22 Vandved, 11 Varøen, 56 Æsøen, 7 Øksningen.

Probate Records

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

1728-1807: Clerical probates are found in Helgeland Deanery

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names