Berg, Troms, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Berg clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Berg and Torsken. The church books begin in 1783.

Parish heading list shows the Norwegain headings on the parish records with an English translations for each of the different forms used throughout the records beginning in 1814. Prior to that time the records were kept in a journal format which varies with each parish.

Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.

Census Records

  • 1664 to 1666 - see Trondenes clerical district.
  • Ekstraskattemanntallet 1763 Senja fogderi - The 1763 Census, which consists of the parishes: Astafjord, Trondenes, Kvæfjord, Sand (now Bjarkøy), Lenvik, Hillesøy, Torsken, Tranøy, Berg and Mefjord. is available at the Family History Library.
  • Folketælling for kongeriget Norge, 1 Jan 1891 - The 1891 Census for Berg Clerical District is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

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

  • Berg og Torsken bygdebok by Arthur Brox. A history of Berg and Torsken in Berg clerical district in Troms county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. Text in Norwegian.

Farm Names

8 Berg Præstegaard 13 Bergsbotn 9 Bergsøerne 7 Bø 4 Ersfjord 16 Finsæter 2 Græshopen 17 Havn 2 Hopen 14 Lavold 12 Lutnes 3 Mefjord 1 Mefjordbotn 11 Nordfjord 10 Skaland 5 Steinfjord 6 Strandby 15 Strømsnes


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names