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Church Records

See Vennesla 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. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farm owners (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. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

The 1801 census (b. 34) for Vennesla clerical district includes Vennesla, Øvrebø, and Hægeland parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

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. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

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. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

This census contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Original manuscripts on microfilm.

Database at Digitalarkivet.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

17 Aasen 23 Bakken 5 Berge 28 Birkaasen 29 Bjørnaaskrogen 3 Bue 26 Dynestøl 21 Eigeland ytre 36 Engeland 1 Engelsvandet 35 Fjeldet 12 Fjeldkjøn 32 Fjellestad 23 Greibesland 19 Grødal 31 Haaresland 9 Halland 20 Hegland 4 Holtene 7 Homme 7 Homsmoen 13 Hægeland ytre 10 Iglebæk lille 6 Iglebæk store 14 Knollen 18 Kravlen 32 Leinhei 29 Li 6 Liene 37 Loland 1 Lolandstølen 6 Lyngmoen 33 Midbø 5 Moene 8 Mushom 25 Opsal 30 Raustad 33 Reiersdal 24 Rolleivstad 34 Sandrep 28 Sangesland 35 Skarp-Engeland 16 Slottet 16 Stallemo 16 Stallemobakken 15 Stallemoliene 17 Stallemosagen 22 Stupstad 11 Topstad 2 Vatnedal 4 Vehus 28 Vormebrokken 26 Øvrebø

Probate Records

Mandal judicial district
*1667-1887 Family History Library
*1667-1834 Digitalarkivet

Kristianstad deanery
*1771-1810 Family History Library
*1771-1810 Digitalarkivet

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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