Sørfjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy

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Troms County

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

Church Records

Sørfjord parish is in Lyngen clerical district from 1756 when the records begin. For the years 1861 to 1871, Sørfjord parish has records in Karlsøy clerical district.

Parish heading list shows the Norwegian 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

  • 1801, 1875, 1891, 1900 see Lyngen clerical district.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

106 Bentsnes, 134 Bergenes, 137 Breivik, 116 Flatvolden, 117 Helland, 108 Hjellnes, 112 Holmebugten, 113 Hundberget, 107 Jøvik, 128 Kvalberget, 120 Lakselven indre, 114 Lakselven ytre, 131 Lavangen indre, 136 Nakken, 124 Nordstrømmen, 110 Olderbakken, 135 Reiervik, 130 Sjursnes, 122 Sjøvasbotn, 119 Skjaaberget, 126 Skognes, 127 Skognesbugten, 132 Skrevolden, 129 Sommerbugten, 118 Sommernes, 111 Stakkenes, 125 Stordalen, 123 Storsteinnes, 109 Strømsnes, 105 Svensby, 121 Sørstrømmen, 115 Tomasnes


Probate Records

1690-1866 Tromsø judicial district.

1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.

1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names