Bø Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Bø Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • clerical district contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Nærbø, Varhaug, Nærem and Bø It is also called Bø clerical district. Nærem and Bø parishes became Nærbø parish in 1832. Earlier church records were burned in 1787. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • Digital images of the church records are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Nærbø

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1666-1822: Probate records will be in the Jæren og Dalane judicial district.

1823-1896: Probate records will be in the Jæren judicial district.

1823-1896: Clerical probate records will be in the Jæren Deanery.


The probate records usually contain the date of probate, name of the deceased, names of heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Farm books with vital information on farm residents in Nærbø, Hå, and Ogna, Rogaland co., Norway. Hå community includes Varhaug and Vigrestad in Jæren district.

Edland, Torgeir, Gards og ættesoge Hå: Hå kommune, 1971-1975 948.31/H3 D2ea Vol. 1 for Nærbø-- Vol. 2 for Hå-- Vol. 3 for Ogna FHL Intl Book

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