Flakstad, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Norway
Nordland County
Flakstad


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

Church Records

Flakstad clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Flakstad and Moskenes with Reine chapel. Flakstad was separated from Buksnes (Lofoten) clerical district in 1740. For earlier records see Buksnes clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1792-1956.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Flakstad: 1792-1877

Flakstad / Flakstad: 1847-1929

Flakstad / Moskenes: 1843-1935

Flakstad / Reine: 1916-1935

Buksnes: 1704-1748, 1773-1793, 1817-1885

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Buksnes clerical district.
  • Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Flakstad clerical district includes the parishes of Flakstad and Moskenes and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet.
  • Folketellinga 1865 for [nr.] 1859 Flakstad. An index to the 1865 census for Flakstad is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellinga 1875 for [nr.] 1859 Flakstad. An index to the 1875 census for Flakstad is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910. The 1910 census for Flakstad clerical district includes the parishes of Flakstad and Moskenes and is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet and at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

38 Andopen, 17 Andopsnes, 31 Bø, 30 Flakstad Præstegaard, 21 Hovden, 32 Kilan, 20 Krystad, 44 Kvalvik, 19 Marken, 24 Mevold, 35 Myrland, 37 Napp med Haarberget, 41 Nesland, 40 Nusfjord, 29 Ramberg, 24 Reinen, 26 Sand indre, 27 Sand ytre, 36 Sandnes, 18 Selfjord, 42 Skjelfjord, 28 Stokvik, 16 Strømsnes, 39 Strømøen, 15 Sund, 22 Valle søndre, 23 Valle øvre, 33 Vareid, 34 Vikten, 24 Volden

Probate Records

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

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names