Ullensvang Parish, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Ullensvang Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
Diocese
Bjørgvin (1070-1537) included Bergen, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane, Bjørgvin (1538-today)
Prosti Hardanger og Voss prosti
Len 1599-1660 Bergenhus
Amt 1689-1919 1660-1763: Bergenhus, 1763-1919: Søndre Bergenhus
Fylke 1919-Present Hordaland
Region Vestlandet
Prestegjeld Ullensvang
Kommune Ullensvang kommune
Skifteretten add here
Tinglag Ullensvang
Fogderi Hardanger og Voss
Sorenskriveri Hardanger og Voss
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Ullensvang clerical district contains parish registers for Ullensvang clerical district which includes the parishes of Ullensvang, Kinsarvik with Utne chapel. Also included Odda parish until 1915 when Odda became its own clerical district. Ullensvang clerical district was named Kinsarvik prior to 1869. Records available from 1669-1937.


Digital images of parish records are online for Ullensvang, Kinsarvik, Utne, and Odda.


Ullensvang clerical district: 1669-1939


Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Census Fogdens og sorenskriverens manntall Hardanger fogderi Kinsarvik, Ullensvang and Odda parishes. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 122980 Item 1 and are online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall Hardanger prosti Kinsarvik, Ullensvang and Odda parishes. This census was taken by the local parish priests. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 122971 Item 4 and are online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1900 Census Ullensvang clerical district includes Kinsarvik, Ullensvang, and Odda parishes. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Films 274324-274327 and online at Digitalarkivet as Ullensvang.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Kolltveit, Olav,Odda, Ullensvang og Kindsarvik i gamal og ny tid, Odda : Utgjevar: Odda, Ullensvang og Kinsarvik Bygdeboknemnd, 1962-1974. A history of Ullensvang clerical district which includes Ullensvang, Odda, and Kinsarvik in Hordaland county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. FHL 948.32/U3 H2k Farm name indexes to the volumes are found in the following links.

Vol. 3 pt. 1File:948.32-U3 H2k V3 P1 - Ullensva 3-1.pdf

Vol. 3 pt. 2File:948.32-U3 H2k V3 P2 - ULLENSVA 3-2.pdf

Vol. 4 pt. 1File:948.32-U3 H2k V4 p1 - ULLENSVA 4-1.pdf

Vol. 4 pt. 2File:948.32-U3 H2k v4 p2 - ULLENSVA 4-2.pdf

Vol. 5 pt. 1File:948.32-U3 H2k V5 p1 - ULLENSVA 5 1.pdf

Vol. 5 pt. 2File:948.32-U3 H2k V5 p2 - ULLENSVA 5 2.pdf

Gjernes, Marta: Ullensavang 1964-2014: heimar og folk. Genealogies and history of Ullensvang 1964-2014. Contents: v. 1. Austsida -- v. 2. Vest- og nordsida. FHL 948.32/U3 D2

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Bu, Aam. K. (Aamund Knutsen): The ættarboks (Norwegian genealogies) for Øyfjord, Ulvik, Kinsarvik, Odda, Udlesvang. Genealogies of families in Øyfjord (Eidfjord), Ulvik, Kinsarvik, and Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. FHL

Farm Names Intnl film 1259725 items 1-5; 1259727 items 1-5; 1259728 items 1-2[edit | edit source]

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

59 Aakre 97 Aaremot 75 Aarhus 64 Aga 95 Belebotnen 78 Berven nedre 96 Bjørnebotnen og Laagefjeld 50 Bleien indre 68 Brandstveit 89 Brattespen 72 Eidnes 70 Ernes 90 Espen nedre 73 Fagerdal 77 Frøines 91 Frøsvik 49 Gjertveit 69 Haustveit 71 Helland 85 Hovland 51 Hundsteigen 66 Jaastad indre 56 Kambestad 61 Kraakevik 93 Krokevashallen 86 Kvalnes 74 Kvitevold 55 Kvæstad 94 Lilleaashallene 48 Lindvik 73 Lofthus 47 Maage 54 Maakestad 88 Mæland indre 58 Naa lille 74 Opedal 76 Præstegaarden 53 Reisæter søndre 62 Rogde 63 Rogdeberg 80 Sandstø 82 Sekse midtre 60 Skaaltveit 74 Skarvet 51 Skarveteigen 92 Skjeldaas 83 Trappetun 85 Træet 90 Tveiten 65 Vilure

For larger lists of farm names, click on the links below, then click on the second link provided:

Vol. 4 pt. 1: https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/File:948.32-U3_H2k_V4_p1_-_ULLENSVA_4-1.pdf

Vol. 4 pt. 2: https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/File:948.32-U3_H2k_v4_p2_-_ULLENSVA_4-2.pdf

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1695-1881: Records are found in Hardanger og Voss judicial district.

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names