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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Fana clerical district contains parish registers for Fana parish with Fantoft chapel, and Birkeland parish in Fana clerical district. They were divided from Lektoratet, Årstat to St. Jørgens Hospital in 1749. Records available for 1712-1912.

Images of digitized parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Fana: 1712-1878

Fana/Fana: 1861-1932

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall Nordhordland fogderi Fane (Fana) clerical district included Fana and Birkeland parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Libary Film 122979 Item 4 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall Nordhordland prosit Fane (Fana) clerical district included Fana and Birkeland and Årstad parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Libary Film 122983 Item 2 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images and as a database.
  • 1845 Census Fana clerical district included Fana and Birkeland parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Libary Film 1694692 Item 3.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Larsen, Jacob T., Fana bygdebok, Bergen : Utgitt av Fana bygdeboknemnd, 1980-. history of Fana from the earliest time until 1878 and a genealogy of the people and their farms. FHL 948.32/F1 H2L A farm name index to volume 4 is found in the following link. File:948.32-F1 H2L V4 - Fana Bygdebok V4.pdf

Farm Names

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

112 Aadland 76 Almeland 87 Apeltun 75 Austevold 73 Bahus 113 Birkeland nedre 63 Bontveit 93 Breivik 71 Engevik 107 Espeland 69 Fjeldtveit 109 Flesland 74 Fortunet 99 Grimseid 68 Haaland 116 Haaverstun 83 Hamre indre 82 Hatlestad 70 Haugland 66 Hausdal 106 Hjellestad nordre 98 Hornes 77 Kaland 74 Kalandseidet 70 Kandalen 94 Kippeveden 85 Kismul 84 Klokkertræet 121 Krohnhaugen 93 Krokeide 90 Leitet 111 Liland 65 Lund 72 Lyngbø 110 Lønningen 117 Midtun ytre 103 Milde lille 100 Mildestveit 121 Nordaas 92 Nordvik 88 Nottveit 96 Præstegaarden 119 Raa 94 Rød 91 Sakstad 95 Salbu 67 Samdal 79 Sandven nedre 115 Skage 118 Skeie 104 Skipeneset 108 Sletten 78 Smaadalen 97 Stend 80 Stige 106 Synningene 86 Sæle 120 Søraas 90 Titlestad nedre 119 Træet 121 Træet 101 Vaagsbøen 64 Øfstebø

Probate Records

From 1702-1848: Records are found in Nordhordaland, 1702-1910 judicial district.

1848-1895: Records are found in Midhordaland judicial district which was created from Nordhordaland.

1800-1852: Some of the farms in this parish belonged to Lysekloster Estate. If the probate is not found in the district above look at Hardanger og Voss where the probates for Lysekloster were kept.

1773-1810: Clerical probate records are found in Nordhordaland Deanery.


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


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