Nord-Rana, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Norway
Nordland County
Nord-Rana


Guide to Nord-Rana, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Church Records

Nord-Rana clerical district contains parish registers from Mo (Nord-Rana) parish with Nevernes chapel. It waas separated from Hemnes clerical district in 1843. For earlier records see Hemnes (Sør-Rana) clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1740-1930.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Hemnes: 1704-1748, 1752-1788, 1820-1940

Hemnes / Mo (Nord-Rana): 1740-1751, 1790-1841

Mo (Nord-Rana): 1842-1905

Census Records


  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 census for Alstahaug clerical district include the parishes of Alstahaug, Herøy, Tjøtta, Vefsn, Nesna and Nord-Rana and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available in a scanned format at Digitalarkivet as well as in a searchable database.



  • Folketellinga 1865 for [nr.] 1833 Nord-RanaAn index to the 1865 census for Nord-Rana (Mo) is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.



  • Folketellinga 1875 for [nr.] 1833 Nord-RanaAn index to the 1875 census is available on microfiche at the Family History Library



  • Folketellinga 1900 for [nr.] 1833 Nord-Rana.  An index to the 1900 census for Nord-Rana (Mo) is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.



Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

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

1728-1807: Clerical probates are found in Helgeland Deanery