Torsken Parish, Troms, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Berg clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Berg and Torsken. The church books begin in 1783.

Parish heading list shows the Norwegain 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



  • 1701 see Lenvik clerical district.


  • Ekstraskattemanntallet 1763 Senja fogderi.  The 1763 tax census for Senja fogderi include the parishes of Astafjord, Trondenes, Kvæfjord, Bjarkøy, Lenvik, Hillesøy, Torsken, Tranøy, Berg and Mefjord and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.


  • 1801, 1865, 1875, 1891, 1900, see Berg clerical district.



Court Records

Land Records

Probate Records

1706-1877 Senja judicial district.

1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.

1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.


Farm Books

  • Berg og Torsken bygdebok by Arthur Brox. A history of Berg and Torsken in Berg clerical district in Troms county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. Text in Norwegain.