Finsland, Vest-Agder, Norway Genealogy
Guide to Finsland, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
See Bjelland Clerical District.
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 Bjelland clerical district includes Bjelland, Grindheim, and Finsland 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 1024 Bielland 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: 1865-telling for 1024 Bjelland 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 1023 Finsland 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:
13 Aamdal 32 Aamsland 27 Abaasland 1 Daastøl 11 Djubesland 29 Dyble 18 Døinestøl 9 Eftestad 33 Eigelien 25 Espeland 20 Esperaas 24 Finsland 14 Fjeldskaar 4 Fleskaasen 35 Fløistøl 36 Foldalen 37 Folderaas 22 Frikstad 2 Grindeland 13 Grostøl 21 Harbakken 39 Haugedal 3 Hegland østre 8 Heivolden 31 Helland 30 Hæraasen 10 Hønemyr 44 Kimestad 43 Kleveland nedre 26 Kvelland 19 Lausland 7 Leipsland 34 Manflaa 17 Mæsel 35 Rægevigen 28 Røiraas 16 Røiseland 41 Skaaleneset 38 Skogen 20 Slottet 12 Solaas 40 Solkroen 5 Spikkeland 23 Stokkaasen 15 Vatneli 6 Øveland
Finsland farm names: Anfinsen, Apåsland, Aust Der, Austegarden,Austre Djupesland, Bakken, Bergstøl, Bjåholen, Brandsvoll, Breivoll, Brotan, Djepesland, Dyble, Døynestøl, Dåstøl, Eftestad,
Eikeli, Espeland, Esperås, Finsland, Fjeldskå, Fladan, Fleskåsen, Fløystøl, Foldal, Follerås, Fonsland, Framhald, Fringstad, Gamlejordet, Garstø, Grindland, Grostøl, Hagen, Harbakk,
Haugebrokka, Haugedal, Haugen, Haugenes, Hauglund, Heddan, Heggland, Heime Der, Heimegarden, Heimly, Heimstad, Heivold, Heiå, Helland, Holan, Hæråsen, Hønemyr, Jensefjellet,
Kalshola, Karten, Kilen, Kimestad, Kjeåsen, Kleveland, Krogen, Krona, Kveddan, Kyrkjehei, Lausland, Leipsland, Lian, Lillestrætet, Lunden, Manflå, Meir, Mo, Monen, Myran, Myrstad,
Myrvang, Mæsel, Neregarden, Nesheim, Nord Der, Nordjordet, Nordli, Nordskogen, Ofre, Oppe Der, Paradis, Pigestøl, Plasset, Reivollen, Rekevik, Rismonen, Ryddjordet, Røyrås, Røysland,
Sandstad, Sedvoldmyra, Seljetun, Skallan, Skinnsnes, Skogen, Skogly, Skrubbevollen, Skålenes, Slotte, Solbakken, Solheim, Solkro, Solli, Solås, Skikkeland, Stein, Stokkåsen, Stomnåsen,
Stronnan, Svigemyr, Svingen, Sølvsmen, Trøan, Ute Der, Vatneli, Vestgarden, Vollan, Vollen, Ytre Mæsel, Ytregarden, Øvland, Øvregarden, Øygard, Ålkjerås, Åmdal, Åmsland, Årebakken, Åsvik