Måsøy Parish, Finnmark, Norway Genealogy

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Finnmark County

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

Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Libraryfor Måsøy prestegjeld (clerical district).  Contains parish registers for Måsøy parish with Ingøy and Slåtten chapels. Måsøy was for a while annexed to Kjelvik, but was divided from Kjelvik on Mar 20, 1746 and made the head parish for Ingøy, Hjelmsøy and Slåtten. Ingøy church was vacated at the same time. Måsøy clerical district became an annex to Hammerfest clerical district 1813-1856 and became its own clerical district again on Mar 18, 1856. Kjelvik annex was united with Måsøy 1861-1911. The surrounding parishes and clerical districts must also be searched when doing research in this area.  Recrods available from 1804-1902.  

Digitized images of parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital archives)
Måsøy: 1749-1918
Måsøy/Kjelvik (Nordkapp): 1861-1918
Måsøy/Måsøy: 1749-1914

See also Hammerfest for the years 1813-1856.

Census Records

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Finnmark fylke, Måsøy kommune
Authors Nikodemussen, Ole (Main Author)

Notes Family lineage books for Måsøy, Finnmark, Norway.
948.453/M1 D2n v. 1 FHL INTL Book Available
948.453/M1 D2n v. 2 FHL INTL Book Available


Nikodemussen, Ole: Finnmark fylke, Kvalsund kommune. Family lineage books for Kvalsund, Finnmark, Norway

FHL 948.453/K1 D2

Nikodemussen, Ole: Finnmark fylke, Måsøy kommune. Family lineage books for Måsøy, Finnmark, Norway

FHL 948.453/M1 D2

Probate Records

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

1841-1873: Records are found in Hammerfest judicial district.

Historical Society

Årsmøte Måsøy Historielag