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Church Records

Herad clerical district contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Herad (Herred) and Spind until 1893. They were separated from Lista (Vanse) clerical district in 1828.

Microfilmed records are available from 1692-1921 at the Family History Library.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet.

Vanse / Herad: 1693-1714, 1726-1815

Herad: 1816-1853, 1887-1907

Herad / Herad: 1815-1921

Herad / Spind: 1816-1935

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, 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 manuscripts on microfilm.

The 1801 census (b. 35) for Herad clerical district includes Herad and Spind 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

31 Aasen 56 Austad nedre 10 Bidringsaas 53 Bines 37 Bjelland 12 Briseid 26 Bulægen 6 Dalland 22 Djubhagen 47 Drange 41 Drangsheien 30 Eigeland 8 Eivenshelle 7 Espeland 1 Fulland 19 Gautland 32 Gjervoldstad 28 Grimestad 44 Havaasen 51 Holmen 4 Hoveland 9 Høiland 20 Jersdal lille 46 Kalvenes østre 13 Kjellingbø 24 Kjørklev med Daland 48 Klungeland 15 Kvaale 17 Kvaalsheien 2 Lauland 40 Laundal 45 Litland 14 Log med Kalvenes vestre 18 Logsheien 33 Meland 34 Ofte 38 Røinaasen 36 Røineskogen 11 Sande 16 Sandsheien 27 Sandvigen 29 Saudland 39 Saudland 50 Seland 54 Skjoldal lille 5 Steian 25 Stølen indre 42 Svindal 3 Sæveland lille 35 Sæveland store 43 Tosaas 49 Vallelien 52 Vedremark

Probate Records

Lister og Lyngdal
*1666-1889 Family History Library
*1666-1810 Digitalarkivet

Lyngdal judical district
*1810-1910 Digitalarkivet

Lista deanery
*1804-1834 Family History Library
*1804-1834 Digitalarkivet

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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