Varaldsøy, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Varaldsøy, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Church Records

See Strandebarm

Census Records

See Strandebarm

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Næss, Anders and Kolltveit, Olav, Strandebarm og Varaldsøy i gamal og ny tid, Kvam : Utgjeve av Kvam Herad, 1981. A history of Strandebarm and Varaldsøy in Strandebarm clerical district in Hordaland county with a genealogy of the people and their farms. There are 70 corrections in volume two of this new edition. FHL 948.32/S6 H2n 1981 A farm name index to volume 2 is found in the following link. File:948.32-S6 H2n V2 Strandebarm og Varaldsøy.pdf

Farm Names

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

16 Aakre 30 Askesletten 3 Bertun 5 Eikeneset 1 Femsteinevik 32 Flugedal 6 Furhovde 20 Færgevaagen 18 Gjerde ytre 20 Gjuvsland 5 Gravdal 2 Grønevik 4 Haalen 9 Haugstveit 22 Haukaas store 15 Haukenes 31 Hisdalen 28 Kjærevik 10 Leirstein 7 Mundheim 11 Nes 12 Nærnes 29 Sandvik 4 Sauehaalen 21 Skjelnes 27 Svinland 8 Torgestveit 25 Traa ytre 5 Trappene 20 Træet 23 Træet 25 Træet 9 Tveit midtre 23 Tveit ytre 26 Vaage nedre 24 Vaage øvre 4 Vestervik 17 Øfsthus 19 Øie 13 Øierhavn 14 Øineteigene

For a larger list of farms, click below, then click again on the next link:

Probate Records

1668-1887: Records are found in Sunnhordaland judicial district.

1695-1852: For those farms, which were under the Rosendal Estate, records are found in Hardanger og Voss judicial district.

1690-1877: Clerical probate records are found in Sunnhordaland Deanery.


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names