Askøy (Askø), Norway
Askøy was a part of the Rennesøy (Hausken) Clerical District which contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Hausken, Sørbø, Askø, Utstein Kloster and Kvitsøy (Hvidingsø). The parishes Askø and Utstein Kloster became the new Mosterøy parish in 1899. The church books have been digitized and are available at Digitalarkivet. www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read For earlier records look at Rennesøy.
Probate records for Askøy are found in the Ryfylke judicial district in Rogaland county. It includes: Kvitsøy, Mosterøy, Rennesøy, Finnøy, Strand, Høle, Forsand, Årdal, Hjelmeland, Fister, Sjernarøy, Nedstrand, Jelsa, Erfjord, Suldal, Sand, Sauda, Imsland, Vikedal, and Sandeid.
For probate records for the years 1666-1795 see the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial districts.
A genealogy and a history of the people from the farms Mosterøy, Bru, Sokn, and V. Åmøy on Mosterøy, Rogaland county, Norway.
Hestvold, Ove. Mostrøy, Bru, Sokn, og V.Åmøt gards- og ættesoge, Rennesøy: Rennesøy kommune, c1985
FHL Intl Book 948.31/M2 D2m
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