Guide to Nærbø, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records
Hå clerical district contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Nærbø, Varhaug, Nærem and Bø. Earlier church records were burned in 1787. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.
1664-1666 Census (Manntall)
Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666 Microfilm
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.
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.
Manntall 1663-66 for Stavanger amt I Database
- 1701 Census (Manntall)
Manntall 1701 Hå Microfilm
The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.
Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt Database
- 1801 Census (Folketellingen)
1801-telling for Haae Database
1815 Census (Folketelling)
The 1815 census of Hå clerical district includes these parishes: Nærbø and Varhaug. It lists the farm name, persons name, age, occupation, and other miscellaneous information information.
- 1865 Census (Folketellingen)
Folketælling 31 December 1865 for Hå 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.
1865-telling for Haa Database
- 1875 Census (Folketellingen)
This 1875 census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, 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.
- 1900 Census (Folketellingen)
This census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish, and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.
1900-telling for Nærbø Database
- 1910 Census (Folketellingen]
The court records contain reports of civil and criminal actions, including the allodial rights, a system of ownership by which an owner has all rights associated with possessing a property. You will find names, dates, places, and relationships in these records. The records have no indexes, and therefore require time to study. They are excellent sources for genealogical research and at times you can find entire families through several generations. These records must be used in conjunction with the mortgage records, probate records, or other records.
These records are for Jæren and Dalane judicial districts which include these places: Hetland (Frue), Høyland, Klepp, Time (Lye), Håland, Ogna, Sandnes, Helleland, Egersund, Lund, Sokndal, Heskestad, Hå, Bjerkreim, Randaberg, Sola, Madla, Varhaug, Nærbø, and Gjestal in Rogaland county.
Jæren og Dalane judicial district
*1666-1822 Family History Library
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet Jæren judicial district
*1763-1821 Family History Library
*1859-1896 Digitalarkivet. Jæren deanery
*1763-1821 Clerical probate records Family History Library
Farm books with vital information on farm residents in Nærbø, Hå, and Ogna, Rogaland co., Norway. Hå community includes Varhaug and Vigrestad in Jæren district.
Edland, Torgeir, "Gards og ættesoge" Hå: Hå kommune, 1971-1975 948.31/H3 D2ea Vol. 1 for Nærbø-- Vol. 2 for Hå-- Vol. 3 for Ogna FHL Intl Book
36 Aaen 35 Aardal 8 Alveneset 32 Are 22 Bakkene 25 Bjaarhaug 23 Bjorland 5 Bruholen 4 Bækkeheien 26 Bø 22 Dalene 35 Egren 29 Gausland 26 Gjerdene 27 Grødeim 14 Grødeland 28 Gudmestad 38 Haaland vestre 9 Haavaags Laksefiskeri 38 Hagen 35 Harveland 1 Heien 5 Høiland 18 Høneland 9 Kaffeholen 25 Krusen 19 Kvie 24 Leirfenet 33 Lindal 17 Lode 20 Motland store 18 Motland øde 16 Neseim 7 Nesjane 8 Njæreim 22 Nærbø 7 Nærland 30 Nølstad 11 Obrestad 5 Oddebakken 35 Opstad 5 Osen 10 Præstegaarden 6 Refsnes 12 Reime nordre 1 Rimestad 31 Rise 19 Rongen 26 Skatteberget 21 Skjerpe 26 Skjæreberget 29 Skoreberget 34 Sveine 5 Svimbel 3 Søiland 24 Taarland 16 Taarlandsnesjane 32 Vaaland 15 Vigre 15 Vigrevolden
Rimestad, Søylnad, Kaffihodl, Høyland, Bekkeheien, Refsnes, Nærland, Njærheim, Haa Prestegard, Orbestad, Reime, Sør-Reime, Grødaland, Vigre, Næsheim, Lode, Ødemotlalnd, Kvia, Motland, Skjærpe, Nærbø, Bjorland, Torland, Bjorhaug, Bø, Grøtheim, Gudmestad, Gausland, Njølstad, Risa, Väland, Lindal, Opstad, Svine, Åno, Läge-Häland (Øystre Håland,), Store-Håland (Vestre Håland)