Skåre Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Torvastad clerical district records began in 1753. They contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Torvastad and Utsira. Included Haugesund and Skåre until 1879.

Digital images of the church books are available at Digitalarkivet.

Torvastad: 1753-1817

Torvastad / Skåre: 1817-1847, 1850-1877

Torvastad / Skåre: 1847-1856

Haugesund / Skåre: 1873-1935


The probate districts were of Ryfylke and Karmsund were combined 1666-1795.

Ryfylke judicial district includes the following clerical districts:

  • Kvitsøy
  • Mosterøy
  • Rennesøy
  • Finnøy
  • Strand
  • Høle
  • Forsand
  • Årdal
  • Hjelmeland
  • Fister
  • Sjernarøy
  • Nedstrand
  • Jelsa
  • Erfjord
  • Suldal
  • Sand
  • Sauda
  • Imsland
  • Vikedal
  • Sandeid

Karmsund judicial district includes the following clerical districts:

  • Avaladsnes
  • Haugesund
  • Kopervik
  • Skjold
  • Skudenes
  • Tysvær
  • Torvastad

Contain dates, names of deceased, heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information for the clergy.


Probate records in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district for 1666-1795 are available at the Family History Library.


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Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Farm and family histories of Skåre parish, Rogaland county, Norway. Langhelle, Arne, "Gard og folk i Skåre," Haugesund : Haugesund kommune, 1999. 948.31/S14 H2g H2g 2 vols. FHL INTL Book

Contents: vol. 1. Gardane Vassbrekkå, Ørpetveit, Fedjedal, Tømmerdal, Skastad, Halseid, Kalland, Skokland, Storstein, Saltveit, Søra Vikse, Bakken, Støle, Hagland litle/austre, Hagland store/vestre, Bergstøl, Bleivik, Grønhidler, Førland, Årabrot, Tornes, Kvala, Steinsnes, Austrheim, Veste. -

vol. 2. Gardane Gardå, Røvær, Haugå, Grønhaug, Sørhaug, Litlasund, Saltveit (Øydegarden), Storasund, Hemmingstad, Rossabø, Sakkestad, Vibrandsøy, Hasseløy, Risøy.


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