Nord-Rana Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

Nord-Rana Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Nordlandene
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1789: Nordlandene amt (under Trondhjem stiftamt), 1789-1919: Nordland
Fylke 1919-Present Nordland
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Prestegjeld Hemnes
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Tinglag Hemnes
Fogderi Nordre Helgeland
Sorenskriveri Nordre Helgeland
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Nord-Rana (Mo) clerical district contains parish registers from Mo (Nord-Rana) parish with Nevernes chapel. It was separated from Hemnes clerical district in 1843. For earlier records see Hemnes (Sør-Rana) clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1740-1930.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Hemnes: 1704-1748, 1752-1788, 1820-1940

Hemnes / Mo (Nord-Rana): 1740-1751, 1790-1841

Mo (Nord-Rana): 1842-1905

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall.  Includes the parishes of Alstahaug, Herøy, Tjøtta, Vefsn, Nesna and Nord-Rana and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available online at Digitalarkivet


  • 1664-1666: Fogdenes og sorenskrivernes manntall.  Includes the parishes of Alstahaug, Herøy, Tjøtta, Vefsn, Nesna and Nord-Rana and is available online at Digitalarkivet








Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1686-1878: Probates are found in Helgeland judicial district.

1728-1807: Clerical probates are found in Helgeland Deanery