Saude (Sauda) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Saude (Sauda) Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are records for Sauda 1778 to 1916 at the Family History Library. Sauda was separated from Suldal clerical district in 1858. Earlier church records for Sauda parish were lost in a fire in 1794. Sauda is now in Sand clerical district.

  • Digital images of the church books are available at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • For 1801 and earlier see Suldal

  • For 1865 and 1875 see Sand


  • 1891: The 1891 census for Sauda is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkrivet (Digital Archives). <


  • 1900: The 1900 census for Sauda is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish, and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Also available in a searchable database online at Digital Archives


  • 1910: The 1910 census for Sauda is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Sauda police station
*1875-1931 death protocol Digitalarkivet

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

A genealogy of the people and their farms in Sauda. Lillehammer, Arnvid, "Soga om Sauda," Sauda : Sauda kommune, 1973- . 948.31/S7 D2L 3 vols. FHL INTL Book

Index to: "Soga om Sauda" (v. 1 and 2 Gardar og ætter) / Arnvid Lillehammer. or (alternate title) "Sauda: personregister til Sauda gardar og ætter". Waula, Jørg Eirik, "Sauda gardar og ætter personregister," Stavanger, Norway: Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1995. 948.31/S7 D2L v. 1&2 index FHL INTL Book

Soga om Sauda:  Hustveit, Storskjer, Haugen og Nygård, Honganvik, Varstad, Svandalen, Øye, Eikesås, Kjerringtveit, Djuv, Svandal, Kvamen og Øygarden, Lindvoll, Mosbakka, Veka, Saua, Hedlot, Hovland med Bordvik, Risvoll, Nes, Fosstveit, Litlarød, Amdalstveit, Amdal, Amdalsrød, Hustveit, Storskjer, Haugen og Nygård, Honganvik, Varstad, Svandalen, Øye,Fløgstad, Hølland, Espeland, Bakka, Åbø, Brekke, Teig, Gunnarsrød, Kristens bruk, Navars bruk, Herheim, Austarheim, Fiveland, Løyning, Storli, Øverland, Årtun, Handeland, Indre Birkeland, Ytre Birkeland, Søndenå,Ramsnes og Solheim, Kviå, Maldal, Vetrhus, Indre Molla, Ytre Molla, Mollatvei, Ropeid, Ytre Selland, Østabø, Tysseland, Rørvikjå, Ås, Ilstad, Tjelmeland, Vestre og Austre Fattnes med Steinsland, Drarvikjå, Løland, Fattland, Ytre og Indre Vanvik, Ørland, Ytreog Indre Bjerga, Tengesdal, Indre Selland, Lingvong, Hylen

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

32 Aabø, 42 Aartun, 26 Amdal, 27 Amdalsrød, 25 Amdalstveit, 37 Austareim

31 Bakke, 42 Berdalen, 44 Birkeland indre, 7 Borviken, 33 Brekke

9 Eikesaas, 46 Enge, 30 Espeland

38 Fiveland, 28 Fløgstad, 23 Fosstveit

14 Gjerde, 11 Gjuv, 31 Gjuvet, 31 Gjuvshaugen, 35 Gunnarsrød

43 Handeland, 5 Hanganvik, 3 Haugen, 39 Haugen, 46 Havnen, 19 Hellot, 36 Hereim, 20 Hovland, 1 Hustveit, 29 Hølleland,

10 Kjerringtveit, 42 Klovsteinsbeitet, 12 Kvammen, 13 Kvammen nedre, 49 Kvien

14 Lindvold, 39 Løining, 37 Løiningsøen,

50 Maldal, 36 Moatræet, 52 Molde indre ,54 Moldetveit, 15 Mosbakke

22 Nes, 22 Nesøren, 4 Nygaard, 31 Nyslaatt

47 Ramsnes, 47 Ramsvik, 21 Risvold, 24 Rød lille

18 Saude, 18 Saudesjøen, 36 Skei, 40 Storli, 2 Storskjær, 42 Storstue, 12 Svandal, 37 Sølberg, 46 Søndenaa

34 Teig

22 Urebøen

6 Varstadneset, 16 Veke, 51 Vetrhus

37 Øen, 8 Øie, 41 Øverland

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names