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:

  • Manntall 1701 : optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701 - the 1701 census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library (included with Lenvik Parish)

  • Ekstraskattemanntallet 1763 Senja fogderi - The 1763 Census consists of the parishes: Astafjord, Trondenes, Kvæfjord, Sand (now Bjarkøy), Lenvik, Hillesøy, Torsken, Tranøy, Berg and Mefjord. is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  

1801 Census for Berg

1865 Census for Berg

1875 Census for Berg

1891 Census for Berg can be found at the Family History Library in Salt lake City, Utah
Berg prestegjeld FHL INTL Fiche 6350076 Fiches 1-9
Skipslister (personsedler) FHL INTL Fiche 6350076 Fiche 10

1900 Census for Berg

1910 Census for Berg

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 Norwegain.