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Church Records

See Sirdal clerical district.

Census Records

This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.

This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.

The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.

An extract of the 1718 census for the parishes Bakke, Tonstad, and Gyland in Vest-Agder county.

The 1801 census for Bakke clerical district includes Bakke, Øvre Sirdal, and Tonstad parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.

This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book.

This 1875 census contains the persons name, residence, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

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

2 Aadneram 19 Aamli 21 Ausdal 13 Dorge 14 Eigeland 3 Fidjeland 11 Handeland 6 Haugen 20 Kvinen 5 Kvæven 9 Leidelien 25 Lindeland 22 Lunde 24 Moen 7 Neset 8 Rauaastøl 9 Sinnes 24 Skeie med Njaaland 17 Skreaa 1 Suleskar 10 Tjørhom 23 Totland 15 Tveiden 12 Valevatn 4 Vatnedal 16 Ødegaarden 23 Øen 18 Øiestøl

Probate Records

1666-1889: Probates may be found in Lister og Lyngdal judicial district in Vest-Agder County.

1666-1741: Probates may be found in Jæren og Dalane judicial district in Rogaland County. Sirdal clerical district was separated from Lund clerical district in 1741.

1810-1887: Probates may be found in Flekkefjord judicial district in Vest-Agder County.

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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