Falnes Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy
Guide to Falnes, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records. Falnes is in the Karmøy Region. Other parishes in this region include Karmøy the parishes of Avaldsnes, Kopervik (Stangeland), Skudenes, Skudeneshavn, Torvastad (Torvestad), Falnes, Ferkingstad and Åkra.
|Amt 1689-1919||1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt, |
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Church Records[edit | edit source]
- Church records exist since 1758. Falsnes parish was in Skudeneshavn as well as Skudeneshavn and Ferkingstad. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
- Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Court Records[edit | edit source]
Land Records[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.
Availability[edit | edit source]
Farm Book[edit | edit source]
Lillehammer, Arvid, "Skudenes og Skudeneshavn", Karmøy: Utgitt av bygdebokutvalget i Karmøy, 1982. 948.31/S12 D2L FHL INTL Book
Farm Book on the Internet[edit | edit source]
Karmøy Genealogy Club is creating an internet accessable listing of the families who have lived on Karmøy. The sources for this website are "Bygdebok for Karmøy," Norges Bybyggelse, notes of Johannes Mjølhus, the church books, probate records, census records, and private family information.
The family listings are by the farm which they lived on. The explanation of the website is in English but the family information is in Norwegian.
You will find a list of all the farms which are found in the modern Karmøy kommune. As the information comes available there will be a link from the table to the information on a specific farm. On the internet you will only find information of those inhabitants who had registered descendants. A more complete listing is found in the office in Skudeneshavn. You can E-mail inquires to email@example.com.
Farm Names[edit | edit source]
51 Falnes nedre
42 Haaland søndre, 49 Heggeim, 48 Hillesland, 53 Hovdestad, 43 Høines
36 Kirkeleitet, 45 Kuviken
37 Li, 42 Lynghaugen
42 Naleid, 46 Neset
40 Risdal nedre, 47 Ryggen
44 Selvaag, 52 Skitnedal, 56 Snorteland, 38 Syre