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Church Records

Ørsta clerical district includes Ørsta and Vartdal parishes. Ørsta was divided from Volda clerical district in 1900 and Vartdal from Hareid parish in Ulstein clerical district in 1876. For earlier records see Volda and Ulstein clerical districts.


The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1831-1921.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Ørsta / Vartdalstranda: 1878-1912

Ørsta / Ørsta: 1883-1941

Volda / Ørsta: 1781, 1831-1889

Volda: 1713-1720, 1741-1832

Ulstein / Hareid: 1848-1939

Ulstein: 1754-1847

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701, 1801, 1865, 1875 see Volda
  • Folketellinga 1900 for Ørsta (Møre og Romsdal). This 1900 census is an index to Ørsta and is available on microfiche no. 6030184 Fiches 1-2 available at the Family History Library.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Standal, Ragnar,Mot nye heimland : utvandringa frå Hjørundfjord, Vartdal og Ørsta, Volda : Utvandrarnemnda, 1985. A history of the people who emigrated from Hjørundfjord, Vartdal, and Ørsta in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway to the United States of America. FHL 948.35 W2s A farm name index to this book is found in the following link. File:948.35-W2s - MOTNYE.pdf

Farm Names

34 Aam indre 32 Aambø 43 Aarflot 15 Aarskog 26 Aarsæteren 33 Aasen 56 Aasen 22 Barstad 33 Berget 38 Bjørdal 37 Bjørdalsbakken 35 Brauteset 19 Brekken 21 Brudevold 35 Brune 20 Brunegote 59 Digernes 16 Engeset 55 Fagerhol 30 Follestad 51 Fremreaasen 24 Fyldal 61 Garsletten 33 Grosmyren 2 Grøivik 5 Haavold 10 Hagen 4 Halse 54 Hammeren 42 Haugen 53 Hovden indre 58 Hovden ytre 36 Hovdenak 27 Kolaas 40 Krøvelen lille 25 Langstølen 22 Leitet 3 Liadal 7 Lianes 8 Lystad 18 Mo 31 Moene 12 Mork 29 Myklebost 46 Mæle 45 Nosen 17 Nupen 9 Opsal 47 Ose 48 Oseborg 38 Osvold 64 Raudøen 23 Rebbestad 1 Rjaanes 34 Rongen 50 Rysten midtre 6 Sandvik 49 Sandvikrysten 60 Selbervik 44 Sporstølen 62 Steinnes indre 45 Storenosen 11 Sætre 61 Søreim 39 Vatne 15 Velle 14 Vik 13 Vinjevold 57 Ytrestølen 28 Øi

Probate Records

1689-1801: Probates are found in Sunnmøre judicial district.

1799-99: Probates are found in Søre Sunnmøre judicial district.

1707-1807: Clerical probates are found in Sunnmøre Deanery

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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