Harstad Parish, Troms, Norway Genealogy
Guide to Harstad, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
|Amt 1689-1919||1660-1789: Nordlandene, 1789-1866: Finmmarken, 1866-1919: Tromsø|
|Fogderi||Senja og Tromsø|
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Harstad parish records are included in Trondenes clerical district parish registers. Records begin in 1744.
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.
- Trondenes clerical district: 1744-1803, 1821-1841, 1863-1870, 1878-1916; Engagements, 1919-1940; birth register, 1916-1925
- Trondenes clerical district / Trondenes parish: 1795-1878, 1899-1918
Census Records:[edit | edit source]
Earlier censuses See Trondenes
- Folketellingen for Norge den 1te desember 1910. The 1910 census for Harstad is available online at Digitalarkivet for Harstad
Court Records[edit | edit source]
Land Records[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
1706-1877 Senja judicial district.
1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.
1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.
Farm Books[edit | edit source]
- Folk og slekt i gamle Trondenes by Bergljot Holte Bjørkenes and Margareth Jensen. Lineage book covering the whole of old Trondenes Prestegjeld consisting of Harstad and Trondenes parishes. Text in Norwegian.
- Trondenes bygdebok by Trygve Lysaker. A history of Trondenes with Harstad, Skånland, and Sandtorg in Trondenes clerical district in Troms county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. Text in Norwegian.
- Hans Nielsens håndskrevne samling i Harstads bibliotek by Hans Nielsen. Contains a copy of Hans Nielsen's handwritten manuscript at Harstad library, with regards to the farm history with genealogical notes of the residents in Harstad parish, Norway.
Farm Names[edit | edit source]
The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows: