Røst, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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


Church Records

See Værøy clerical district.

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701, 1801, 1865, 1875, 1900, 1910 see Værøy clerical district.
  • 1835 folketelling for Ofoten prestegjeld (Nordland). The 1835 census for Ofoten clerical district includes the parishes Ofoten, Evenes, Ankenes, Skjerstad, Fauske, Værøy and Røst and are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

11 Bakkejorden, 9 Bryggen, 8 Grav, 7 Hammer, 8 Haugen, 10 Haugen, 5 Klak, 4 Kongsjorden, 7 Lyngvær, 9 Meland, 12 Nes nedre, 11 Nes øvre, 10 Skau, 1 Skomvær, 6 Stamnes, 10 Vand, 2 Ystnes, 3 Øvergaard

Probate Records

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

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names