Meløy Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Meløy, 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]

Meløy clerical district contains the parish registers from Meløy parish. It was separated from Rødøy clerical district in 1903. For earlier records see Rødøy clerical district.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1833-1924.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Meløy: 1833-1941

Rødøy / Meløy: 1760-1844, 1863-1907

Rødøy / Rødøy, Meløy: 1860-1877

Rødøy: 1739-1750, 1824-1863, 1902-1910, 1924-1942

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666, 1701, 1801, 1865, 1875 see Rødøy clerical district





Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Moe, Knut, Gård og grend i Meløy, Meløy : Meløy kommune, 1981. A history of Meløy and the farms in the area in Nordland with some genealogy. FHL 948.451/M2 H2m Farm name indexes to volumes 1 and 2 are found in the following links. File:948.451-M2 H2m V1 - MELOY 1.pdf, File:948.451-M2 H2m V2 - MELOY 2.pdf

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:

12 Aabotsvik, 14 Aag, 7 Aamnes, 16 Arhaug

86 Ballset, 85 Ballsetvatnet, 31 Bjærangen, 2 Bolgen, 53 Borvik, 22 Braset, 30 Breivik

70 Dalen, 58 Digermulen, 60 Djupvik

37 Enga, 13 Engevik

80 Fagervik, 18 Fondalen, 19 Fonnøren, 27 Forøen

74 Gaasvær, 64 Gjerset, 45 Glommen, 29 Grønaasen, 39 Grønøen

26 Halsa, 28 Halsosen, 3 Harfjeld, 4 Harfjeldstrand, 46 Haugvik nordre, 11 Haugvik søndre, 10 Herstad, 21 Holand

41 Jenslund

32 Kjeldal, 6 Kjørhaug, 5 Kjørhaugvik, 15 Korsvik, 72 Kunna

69 Marken, 77 Meløen, 76 Meløskagen, 82 Meløsund, 83 Mesøen, 61 Mosvold

49 Næverdal

34 Oldra, 36 Osa, 75 Otervær

44 Reindalen, 17 Rendalsvik, 81 Risvik, 79 Røshagen

50 Sandaa, 43 Sandvik, 35 Saura, 48 Selstad, 84 Sildvik 24 Skaalsvik 9 Skaret 1 Sneen 20 Snelandslien 23 Sommersæt 57 Spilderdalen 55 Spilderen 8 Stavnes 66 Stie, 73 Støtt, 47 Sætvik, 67 Sørfore

65 Teksmoen, 63 Torsvik

54 Vaatvik, 38 Valla nedre, 40 Valla øvre, 42 Vasdal, 78 Venvik, 59 Vinterveien

27 Æsøen

51 Øbugt, 71 Øisund

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

1701-1832: Clerical probates are found in Salten Deanery

Historical Society[edit | edit source]

Meløy Historielag

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names