Fræna (Vågøy), Møre og Romsdal, Norway Genealogy

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Norway >Møre og Romsdal County > Fræna (Vågøy)

Church Records

See also Aukra

Fræna parish belonged to Aukra (Akerø) Clerical District until 1859 under the name of Vågøy (Vågø). Then it became its own clerical district and was called Fræna. In 1878 another church was built. From that time Fræna prestegjeld (clerical district) included two parishes which were called Indre Fræna and Ytre Fræna.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1785-1903.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Fræna: 1845-1872

Fræna / Indre Fræna: 1870-1899

Fræna / Ytre Fræna: 1870-1905

Aukra: 1785-1808, 1871-1883, 1903-1906

Aukra / Vågøy: 1817-1844

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701, 1801, 1815 see Aukra
  • Folketellingen for kongeriget Norge den 31te desember 1875. The 1875 census for Fræna (Vågøy) clerical district includes the parishes of Fræna and Ytre Fræna and is available on microfilm at theFamily History Library

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1677-1869: Probates are found in Romsdal judicial district.

1700-1816: Clerical probates are found in Romsdal Deanery