Church records include priest and sexton records from Avaldsnes clerical district. Avaldsnes clerical district ncluded Kopervik parish from 1855-1887 which became its own clerical district in 1888. Also included Førdesfjord from 1893-1969, which became part of Tysvær clerical district in 1969. Separate books were kept from 1881 for Kopervik bysogn and Kopervik landsogn (Stangaland), and also for the parish clerks records from 1891.
Digital images of the church books are found at Digitalarkivet.
www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read (Avaldsnes/Avaldsnes, Kopervik)
Probate records for the years 1666-1795 are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial districts in Rogaland county.
For 1793-1901 the records are in the Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates are found in Karmsund deanery in Rogaland county, Norway. They are for the years 1692-1812.
Farm book and vital information on residents in Avaldsnes in the community of Karmøy, Rogaland co., Norway.
Lillehammer, Arnvid, Avaldsnes, Karmøy: Bygdebokutvalget, c1991-1993.
948.31/A3 D2L Vols. 1-2 FHL Intl Book
The internet version of the farms on Karmøy is available at www.slektsforumkarmoy.no/b-bok/gardsliste.html
Avaldsnes is one of the clerical districts on this island. About half of the farms in Avaldsnes are searchable at this time.
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