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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Kvam clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Kvam, Vikøy and Øystese (Østensøe). Records available from 1690-1931.

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

Kvam: 1796-1879

Kvam/Vikøy: 1696-1741, 1743-1795, 1852-1945

Kvam/Øystense: 1690-1741, 1743-1795, 1852-1931

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall Hardanger fogderi Øistese (Øystese) skibrede Øystese, Kvam and Vikøy parishes. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 122980 Item 1 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall Hardanger prosti Vikøy (Kvam) clerical district with Øystese, Kvam and Vikøy parishes. This census was taken by the local parish priests. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 122971 Item 4 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images and as a databaase.
  • 1825 Census Kvam clerical district with Øystese, Kvam and Vikøy parishes. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 1283409 Item 7.
  • 1875 Census Kvam clerical district with Øystese, Kvam and Vikøy parishes. Microfilmed images are available at the Family History Library Film 273462.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Torpe, Lars H., Ættarbok for Kvam, Kvam : Utgjeve av Kvam herad, 1957-1973. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Vikøy and Øystese in Kvam clerical district in Hordaland county. Volumes 1-2 include early years to 1900 and volumes 3-4 cover the years 1900 to 1965. FHL 948.32/K1 D2t Farm name indexes for these volumes are found in the following links. File:948.32-K1 D2t - Ættarbok for Kvam I Vikøy Sokn.pdf, File:948.32-k1 D2t V2 - ÆTTARBOK for KVAM II ØYSTESE.pdf, File:948.32-K1 D2t V3 - Ættarbok for Kvam III Viknoy.pdf, File:948.32-K1 D2t V4 - Kvam IV Øystese Sokn.pdf

Probate Records

1695-1881: Records are found in Hardanger og Voss judicial district.


 

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