Bømlo, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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Norway > Hordaland County > Bømlo

Church Records

See Finnås

Census Records:

See Finnås

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Steinsbø, Simon and Hovland, kari Shetelig, Bømlo bygdebok, Bømlo : Utgjevar Bømlo kommune, 1972-1981. Contains a genealogy of the people and their farms in Bømlo in Hordaland county with some history. FHL 948.32/B1 D2s Farm name indexes are found in the folowing links: File:948.32-B1 D2s v1 - Bømlo Vol 1.pdf, File:948.32-B1 D2s v2 - Bølmo Vol2.pdf, File:948.32-B1 D2s V3 - Bømlø Vol3.pdf, File:948.32-B1 D2s V4 - Bømlo Bygdebok 4.pdf

NOTE:  The farm name indexes referenced above include many more names than the list below. 

Farm Names

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

60 Andal 61 Berge 50 Bømmelhavn 57 Eide 46 Espevær 46 Garviken østre 44 Gisøen 58 Hillestveit 62 Hjartnes 42 Holme 53 Hovland indre 41 Huse 48 Kalevaag 52 Luten 49 Løning 51 Løningsneset 46 Oken 45 Skipevik 43 Tjong 56 Vespestad 47 Vestvik 44 Vike 55 Vold 59 Vorland

Probate Records

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

1800-1852: Some of the farms in this parish belonged to Lysekloster Estate. If the probate is not found in the district above look at Hardanger og Voss where the probates for Lysekloster were kept.

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


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names