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. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
The church books have been digitized and are available at Digitalarkivet.
The earlier records are found in Rennesøy: 1668-1737, 1749-1837, 1852-1898.
- 1663-1666: Tax lists (Manntall) for Stavanger Amt now Rogaland Fylke.
Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666 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.
Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666 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. This clerical census is more complete.
- 1701: Tax lists (Manntall)
Manntall 1701 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.
- 1801: Census
Rennesøy clerical district includes Hauske, Sørbø, Askøy, Utstein Kloster, Kvitsøy, and Mosterøy parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
Probate records for the years 1666-1795 are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial districts in Rogaland county.
For 1786-1876 the records are in the Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates are found in Ryfylke deanery in Rogaland county, Norway. They are for the years 1786-1807.
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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