Folda Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Folda clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Folda or Sørfold, Rørstad chapell and Nordfold in Folda clerical district. It included Kjerringøy until 1887, when Kjerringøy became its own clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1660-1937.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Folda: 1688-1845, 1870-1900

Folda / Kjerringøy: 1845-1881

Folda / Nordfold: 1884-1904, 1904-1940

Folda / Rørstad: 1836-1870, 1859-1889

Folda / Rørstad, Kjerringøy; 1821-1859

Folda / Sørfold: 1883-1891, 1901-1926

Sørfold: 1892-1909, 1926-1940

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 see Bodø clerical district.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1713-1877: Probates are found in Salten judicial district.

1701-1832: Clerical probates are found in Salten Deanery