Utsira Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Utsira is Norway's smallest local authority with a population of approximately 240 inhabitants. The island community is situated in the North Sea off the coast of Norway beyond Karmøy 18 kilometers west of Haugesund.

Utsira Parish
Jurisdictions
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Torvestad
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Tinglag Torvestad
Fogderi Ryfylke
Sorenskriveri Karmsund
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Torvastad

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]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Karmsund judicial district
*1793-1901 Family History Library
*1793-1901 Digitalarkivet.

Karmsund deanery
*1692-1812 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1692-1812 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Farm histories with vital information on farm residents in Utsira, Rogaland county, Norway. Austrheim, Jostein, "Utsira: gard og slekt," Utsira: Utsira kommune, 1995. 948.31/U1 D2a FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

27 Austreim

28 Hovland

30 Klovning 31 Kvalvik

26 Neset 26 Nordvik

29 Skare 28 Skjønholmen

Utsira gard og slekt:

Ambøres, Austrheim,

Backen, Beite, Breidablikk,

Dahlen,

Espedalen, Espehaugen,

Haugen (Håien), Herberg, Hovland (Haugland),

Jupatrevik,

Kleven, Klovning, Kvalvik,

Leito, Lynghilder,

Myre, Myhren,

Næsset, Næsset (Nordhus), Nordvik,

Rabben, Røvaretre,

Skare, Skåren, Skarshaugen, Småie, Spanne, Stølen,

Tiphaugen, Tuo

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Austrheim, Jostein: Utsira Gard og slekt. Utgitt av Utsira Kommune 1995.