Riska (Riskekvernen), Norway
Guide to Riska, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records
Contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Hetland (Frue), Riska (Riskekverven) and Randaberg (Randeberg). They were separated from the combined Stavanger clerical district in 1849. Earlier church records are in the Cathedral church parish (Domkirken) in Stavanger city. Riskekverven (Riska) was separated from Frue and became its own parish in 1877.
Transcripts of church records of christenings 1688-1815 and births 1816-1839 for Stavanger including Hetland and Randaberg. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarket.
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.
- 1701 Census - Manntall 1701 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. May also include the residence of a male servant if he came from a different clerical district.
Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt Database
The 1801 census (b. 38) for Hetland clerical district includes Hetland, Frue, and Randaberg (Randeberg) parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
1801-telling for Stavanger Database
This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, age, 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 Stavanger Database
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
This census contains the persons name, sex, 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, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.
1900-telling for Stavanger Database
Farm histories of Riska, Rogaland co., Norway with vital information on residents of the farms. Smith, Eivind, "Riska: gardar og tettstad," Sandnes: Sandnes Kommune, c1993. 948.31/R3 D2s FHL INTL Book
"Index to: Riska : gardar og tettstad" Stavanger, Norway: Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1996. 948.31/R3 D2s index FHL INTL Book
A history of the farms Laurvåsen and Eltervåg in Riska, Rogaland, Norway. Includes some genealogy. "Våre røtter i Lauvåsvågen - Lauvås - Eltervåg : et lokal- og slektshistorisk verk fra nordre del av Riska", Flekkefjord : S. Bern. Hegland A/S, 1983. 948.31/R3 H2v FHL INTL Book
39 Bjelland 37 Bjørkeli 34 Eltrevaag 34 Flaaden 38 Frøiland 34 Galtevigen 43 Graven 33 Hammeren 36 Hetland 41 Hogstad nordre 37 Hommersaag 42 Hovland 44 Jødestad 33 Lauvaasen 46 Li 35 Mauland 40 Mæland 45 Riske 43 Skjørestad 33 Slaattebakken 45 Slaatten 34 Tingholmen 32 Usken 33 Vaagen
Riska: Gardar og tettstad:
Uskjo: Maglastykkje, Sørvik, Der Nord, Kastevigå, Hallvarsbruket, Karenstykkje, Lauås: Lauvåsvågen, Slåttebakkjen, Hammaren, Kjelaparten, Longebakkjen, Eikebergheia, Eikebergheiå, Olaparten, Peraparten, Holland, Eltarvåg: Tingholmen, Teistholmane- Stølsvigjå, Slettå, Myrå (Stemmen), Naustervigjå, Hodl, Galtavigjå, Danmark, Vier, Rese, Maudland, Hetland: Heiå, Røyrmyr, Danegrå, Der ude, Der borte, Maraholå, Hommarsåk: Vågjen, Ullsnes, Breivigjå, Leite (ObbSletten), Hagjen (Gonelhagjen), Andreasgarden, Bygnå, Kjeisargarden, Øykhagjen, Tjødnamyrå, Klokkarjordå, Frøland: Ljøde, Høvringstykkjet, Gjertrudstykkjet, Raskastykjet, Auglend, Foren, Vodl, Teinebekkholå, Rudlå, Bjelland: Kalvakheiå, Merland, Hogstad: Bergjurå, Steinane, Gitleplasset, Olaplasset, Lunden (Lo'en"), Tomsagarden, Heiå, Vestergård, Gjerdeheiå, Haualand: Henrikgarden, Skjørestad: Der sør, Der nord, Ribbå, Bakkjen, Hagjen, Jødestad: Pergarden, Finnavodl, Olagarden, Riska: Slåttå, Egrå (Hedlevodl), Nere sine, Skjøerstadstykkjet (Øvregård), Vodl, Eskjemyrå, Luffene, Storåkeren, Der sør, Garden: Grytvigjå, Gaulekstykkjet, Heiå, Aslakstykkjet, Kyrkjevodl, Li, Dale: Egrå, Hodl
Smith, Eivind: Riska Gardar og Tettstad. Utgeve av Sandnes kommune 1993.