Vadsø, Finnmark, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library.  Contains parish registers for Vadsø (Nord-Varanger) parish. Included parishes Nesseby until 1846 and Sør-Varanger until 1863.  Records available for the years 1764-1901.

Digitized images of parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Vadsø:  Banns Register 1861-1863, Banns Register 1863-1867

Vadsø/Bysoknet:  Official 1873-1884, Copy 1875-1884, Copy 1885-1895 , Copy 1885-1901 

Vadsø/Bysoknet, Landsoknet:  Copy 1843-1853

Vadsø/Landsoknet:  Official 1854-1880, Official 1881-1917 , Copy 1881-1901 

Vadsø/Nesseby:  Official 1821-1839

Vadsø/Vadsø:  Official 1764-1821, Official 1821-1839 

Vadsø/Vadsø by:  Official 1885-1895, Official 1896-1916 , Official 1912-1930 

Vadsø/Vardø:  Official 1747-1768

Census Records

  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge.  The 1801 census for Vadsø clerical district include Vadsø, Nesseby, and Sør-Varanger; and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1855 folketelling for Vadsø landsogn i Vadsø prestegjeld (Finnmark).  The 1855 census for Vadsø include Vadsø andSør-Varanger; and is available on micofilm at the Family History Library.  Contain mainly statictical information.

  • Folketellinga 1865 for Vadsø (Finnmark).  This is an extraction of the 1865 census for Vadsø (Finnmark) It includes alphabetical lists of the given names, surnames, farm names and birth places listed in the census. It also includes an extract of entries in the order they appear in the original census.  Available on microfiche at the Family History Library.

  • Folketælling 31 December 18651865 census for Vadsø city (another filming) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • 1865 census for Nordvaranger parish in Vadsø is available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1900 census for Nord Varanger in Vadsø is available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1686-1844: Records are found in Finnmark judicial district.

1855-1882: Records are found in Tana and Varanger judicial district.