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Church RecordsKvinesdal (Liknes) clerical district until 1753, Hægebostad (Øvre Kvinesdal) clerical district from 1753 to 1841 and back to Kvinesdal clerical district from 1841 to 1857. Microfilms of these records are available at the Family History Library.
- The church books from 1710-1816 have been transcribed and are available in PDF format. They are found at www.kvinesdalhistorielag.no. A birth index 1710-1826 sorted by farm, a death index 1760-1816 sorted by farm, and marriage indexes sorted by both bride and groom are also available at this site.
Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet.
- 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666
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 manuscript on microfilm.
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. Original manuscript on microfilm.
- 1663-1666: Manntall 1663-66 for Lister prosti II Database at Digitalarkivet.
The 1801 census (b. 35) for Hægebostad clerical district includes Hægebostad, Eiken, and Fjotland parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation. Original manuscript on microfilm.
- 1801: 1801-telling for 1034 Heggebostad Database at Digitalarkivet.
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 manuscript on microfilm.
- 1865: 865-telling for 1036 Fjotland Database at Digitalarkivet.
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 manuscript 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 manuscript on microfilm.
- 1900: 1900-telling for 1036 Fjotland Database at Digitalarkivet.
- 1910: Folketellingen 1910 Database at Digitalarkivet.
The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:
7 Aamland øvre 49 Aarstøl 6 Aaseheien 34 Aasemoen 34 Aasen 39 Aasen indre 46 Brulien nedre 25 Eftestøl 38 Eiaasland 31 Eigeland 8 Engedal 33 Fjotland 46 Furøen 24 Førlandsaasen 47 Galdal 18 Gunstenslien 23 Haaland 43 Haddeland 30 Harbakken nedre 2 Helle 6 Homme ytre 53 Homstøl 42 Høidalen 22 Knaben 52 Knabeneset 48 Knibestøl 11 Kraageland 3 Kvinlog nedre 9 Kvinlog øvre 9 Lian 28 Lien 15 Lindefjeld 12 Lindeland 14 Lindhommen 26 Mjaavatn 17 Moland 35 Mygland 1 Narvestad 19 Netland 20 Netlandsneset 21 Risnes 5 Risøen 27 Røiland 32 Røinebuen 50 Salmeli 13 Seland 9 Solbar 51 Solhom 16 Solli 4 Spikkeland 37 Spillebrok 10 Stakkeland 9 Storaageren 34 Under Aasen 41 Valdro 44 Veggeland 9 Vetehaugen 33 Vigen 36 Vordalen
Lister og Lyngdal
*1666-1889 Family History Library
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