Guide to Skåre, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records
Church RecordsHaugesund and Skåre. They were separated from Torvastad clerical district in 1879. Torvastad records begin in 1753. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.
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. 39) for Torvastad clerical district includes Torvastad (Torvestad) and Skåre parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
1801-telling for Torvastad 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 TorvestadDatabase
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
1875-teljinga for Torvestad Database
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 Skaare Database
- 1910 Census (Folketellingen]
For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
1866-1883 probate records Haugesund City judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.
Haugesund judicial district
Farm and family histories of Skåre parish, Rogaland county, Norway. Langhelle, Arne, "Gard og folk i Skåre," Haugesund: Haugesund kommune, 1999. 948.31/S14 H2g H2g 2 vols. FHL INTL Book
Contents: vol. 1. Gardane Vassbrekkå, Ørpetveit, Fedjedal, Tømmerdal, Skastad, Halseid, Kalland, Skokland, Storstein, Saltveit, Søra Vikse, Bakken, Støle, Hagland litle/austre, Hagland store/vestre, Bergstøl, Bleivik, Grønhidler, Førland, Årabrot, Tornes, Kvala, Steinsnes, Austrheim, Veste. -
vol. 2. Gardane Gardå, Røvær, Haugå, Grønhaug, Sørhaug, Litlasund, Saltveit (Øydegarden), Storasund, Hemmingstad, Rossabø, Sakkestad, Vibrandsøy, Hasseløy, Risøy.
20 Aarebrot 24 Austreim 12 Bakken 26 Beitene 16 Bergstøl 17 Bleiviken 3 Fedjedal 19 Førland 19 Førlandsvaag 26 Gar 27 Gitterø 29 Grønhaug 18 Grønhiller 14 Hagland lille 6 Halseid 28 Hauge 11 Haugen 30 Heien 34 Hemmingstad 35 Hovaasen 7 Kalleland 23 Kringle 22 Kvale 23 Kvernedalen 23 Kverneneset 31 Lillesund 26 Liveskaar 11 Moseskarhaugen 35 Mæland 35 Rossebø 27 Røvær 36 Sakkestad 32 Saltveit 10 Saltveit-Ødegaarden 5 Skastad 24 Skeisvold 8 Skokland 23 Steinsnes 33 Storesund 9 Storstein 13 Støle 30 Sørhaug 21 Tornes 34 Træet 4 Tømmerdal 1 Vasbrekken 11 Vikse søndre 25 Vistad 2 Ørpetveit