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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Voss clerical district) contains the parish registers for Voss parish with Raundal chapel in Voss clerical district. Included Vinje and Uppheim (Opeim) until 1866 when these parishes became part of the new Vossestrand clerical district; and Evanger parish with Nesheim chapel until 1891 when it became the main parish in Evanger clerical district. Records from 1855 and later for Evanger parish have been kept with Evanger clerical district. Records available from 1711-1931.

An extract of the christenings, marriages, and deaths from the church records of Voss clerical districtin Hordaland county, 1726-1730 is available at the Family History Library.

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

Voss: 1709-1926 

Voss/Voss: 1855-1944

Voss/Taugevand: 1906-1939 

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census Fogd og sorenskrivers manntall Ytre Sogn fogderi Voss clerical district with Voss, Vossestrand, Vinje and Uppheim parishes This census was taken by the local civil authorities. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library Film 122980 Item 1 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images.
  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall Nordhordland prosti Voss clerical district with Voss, Vossestrand, Vinje and Uppheim parishes This census was taken by the local parish priests. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library Film 122972 Item 1 and online at Digitalarkivet as scanned images and as a database.
  • 1801 Census Voss clerical district includesVoss, Vinje, Uppheim and Evanger parishes. Microfilm images are available at the Family History Library Film 123002 Item 3 and online at Digitalarkivet as a database 1801-telling for 1235 Voss

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Vossaboki Online

Vossaboki contains farm- and family history from Voss "herred" in Norway. The information in the books is based on church books, estate inventories and other legal documents. Vossaboki consists of four books, written in Norwegian ("Nynorska") by Lars Kindem. They were published by "Voss Bygdeboknemnd" 1933-1938. These books are frequently used by genealogists.

On this site all the 255 farms described in Vossaboki, including some other chapters of general interest, are available online (almost 1.900 pages).

List of all farms mentioned in Vossaboki 1-4.

Farm Names

71 Afdal indre 84 Alland 149 Almenningen 32 Apaldtun 23 Arhelleren 183 Aure nedre 111 Bakketun 39 Bauthus 7 Berge 9 Bergshaugen 8 Bergslien 29 Birkje 175 Bjørge 158 Bjørke 170 Bolken 120 Brattaaker 142 Brekke i Bøer Otting 40 Brekke i Guldfjerdings Otting 163 Brurestolen 191 Bryn 28 Bø i Dyrvedals Otting 132 Bø i Raundalen 238 Dagstad 172 Dale 125 Davidhaugen 25 Dolve 85 Dukstad 224 Dymbe 48 Eggebakken 48 Eggene 147 Eggereir 2 Eide 239 Eimstad 93 Endeve 123 Fannestøl 167 Fenne nedre 43 Finne 232 Finnesteigen 59 Fitje 99 Fjose 12 Flage indre 61 Flatekvaal 171 Flatlandsmoen 78 Fletre 85 Forteset 212 Fære 121 Gilbaarene 22 Giljarhus 251 Gjelbakken 206 Gjelland 226 Gjelle 90 Gjerdaaker 54 Gjerde 60 Gjerdskvaal 26 Gjerme 24 Gjerstad 31 Gjukestein 73 Gjøastein 231 Glymme 115 Graue nedre 57 Grevle 243 Grimestad 79 Grjotland 176 Grove 127 Grove lille 45 Grovendal 201 Græe 169 Grønlien 168 Haatveit 13 Haga 152 Hagen 203 Hagen 69 Halsteinsberg 210 Haug 192 Hauge indre 77 Hefte 145 Hegg lille 83 Hegle 83 Heglepladset 136 Heimbære 211 Helland 150 Hellene 35 Hellesnes 96 Helleve 208 Herre nedre 164 Hildestveit 202 Himle nedre 33 Honve lille 5 Hovde 74 Hustveit 110 Hylle med Lae 21 Hæve 68 Høiland 173 Istad 215 Jerald 218 Jeraldstveit 196 Jernes med Vossebakken 187 Kinne 91 Kjønneteigen 151 Klevene 119 Klyve nedre 1 Kolle 131 Kolve 130 Kolvien 36 Kvaale 95 Kvaale 134 Kvaale 63 Kvaale nordre 117 Kvarekvaal 122 Kvitne i Bøer Otting 82 Kvitne nedre 214 Kvitne nedre 81 Kvitne øvre 103 Kyte nedre 126 Lassehaugen 76 Leiddal nedre 47 Lekve 107 Lemme nedre 49 Lemmesteigen 133 Li 190 Li nedre 246 Liland 209 Lille-Re 153 Limberg 88 Lirhus 6 Lisseim 87 Lofthus 244 Lunde 37 Lydve med Lydveteigen 66 Løne vestre 174 Male 94 Melve 137 Midbære 235 Midtun 190 Moldelien 240 Mosefinn 154 Mæringen 46 Mølster 228 Mølsterteigen 159 Møn 252 Nareim 80 Neseim 248 Nestaas 234 Nesthus 105 Noreim 148 Nygryten 195 Nyre indre 204 Olde 162 Opeland 3 Oppeim i Dyrvedals Otting 38 Oppeim i Guldfjerdings Otting 180 Oppeim i Kvitler Otting 124 Orland 113 Osgjerd 190 Palmefossen 48 Præstegaarden 41 Raustad 143 Reime 16 Rekve mellem 188 Rene 102 Repaal 52 Ringeim indre 221 Rjoe nedre 223 Roe 237 Roe 217 Rogn nedre 49 Rogne 199 Rokne lille 197 Ronve 92 Rykke nedre 121 Røirlien 19 Røte lille 64 Saude 241 Saude lille 42 Seim 247 Seim 139 Skiple lille 250 Skjeldalen 245 Skjelde 56 Skjerpe 157 Skjerve 58 Skulestad 178 Skutle midtre 254 Skylje 198 Sonve 65 Staup 161 Stuarjo 138 Sygnebære 155 Sæleim 230 Sætre 20 Sæve 185 Takle indre 219 Tesdal 222 Tillung 57 Torvedalen 55 Traae 253 Træn 116 Tundal 227 Tungeteigen 225 Tveite 165 Tveiten 156 Tverberg 89 Tvilde 72 Tvinne 229 Tyrlingen 100 Tøn nedre 249 Ukvitne 45 Ullestad nedre 233 Ullestadteigen 129 Vaale 14 Vassenden øvre 160 Veisen 27 Veke 215 Vesgre 4 Vestreim 184 Vike 97 Vinje nedre 236 Vinsand 181 Vivaas 146 Vold med Lien 205 Væle 10 Væte 112 Ygre 30 Yksnebjørg 62 Æn 141 Øfsthus i Bøer Otting 86 Øfsthus i Vinjer Otting 135 Øieflaaten

Probate Records

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

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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