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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Sund prestegjeld(clerical district).  Contains the parish registers for Sund parish with Kausland chapel. Included Fjell parish and Askøy (which at the time was an annex under Fjell) to 1813. Fjell was then together with Sund in 1819 and Askøy under the jurisdiction of the priest of St. Jørgens Hospital until 1842 when they both became the new "Fjell and Askøy sognekall" which lasted until 1871 when they both became their own clerical districts. Included also Austevoll and Møkster parishes until 1910. According to tradition in the area some of the church books were ruined by a dog.  Records are available from 1729-1881.

Images of digitized parish registers are available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).  Sund1729-1881 ;

Sund/Austevoll: 1882-1899;
Sund/Kausland:; 1913-1928;
Sund/Møkster: 1882-1899;
Sund/Sund: 1852-1911

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census Fogdens og sorenskriverens manntall Nordhordland Fogderi Sund clerical district included Askøy, Møkster, Austevoll, Fjell and Sund parishes. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Fillm 122979 Item 4, at Digititalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall Nordhordland Prosti Sund clerical district included Sund, Fjell, and Austevoll parishes. This census was taken by the local parish priests. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Fillm 122972 Item 1, at Digititalarkivet as scanned images and as a database.
  • 1865 Census Sund clerical district included Sund, Austevoll and Møkster parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 123071 Item 3 It is online as a database at Digitalarkivet 1865-telling for 1245 Sund

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

51 Angskots Lakseverp 28 Bakke 41 Bastdalen 29 Berge 24 Berget 2 Bjelkerøen 3 Bukken 41 Bøen 9 Børnes nedre 8 Børnesvaagen 11 Dalen 31 Dalen 46 Dommedal 43 Eide 30 Eidesund 33 Elven 15 Faarland 11 Førde 15 Garen 33 Garen 33 Glesnes 32 Glesnesholmen 35 Golten nedre 15 Haakensund 45 Hammersland 27 Hamre 17 Haugen 31 Haugen 33 Haugen 33 Haugene 41 Haugene 17 Hummelsund 12 Høiland 12 Høilandsjøen 12 Høilandskjæret 42 Kaarevik 31 Kausland 14 Kleppe 13 Kleppestø 13 Kleppeviken 5 Klokkerviken 37 Kvithaugen 4 Lerøen 7 Limevaagen 33 Midgaren 11 Mjelkeviken 37 Myren 40 Nipen 6 Nygaard 39 Nygaard 31 Nygaren 47 Sangolt lille 36 Selstø 49 Skage 50 Skoge 52 Skrotholmens Lakseverp 41 Spilde 26 Steinsland 37 Stikholmen 33 Storegaren 11 Strømmen 10 Stølen 5 Sund 16 Sæle 25 Toft nordre 23 Tofteraa 22 Trælevik 33 Tuen 38 Tveite midtre 44 Tveite søndre 37 Tveite øvre 21 Tynnevik 1 Tyssøen 39 Tæle 32 Vaatemyren 19 Varøen 18 Viksen 32 Volden 30 Vorland 20 Øpsøen

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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