Ryfylke, Rogaland County, Norway

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Probate records of Ryfylke judicial district include the following clerical districts:

  • Kvitsøy
  • Mosterøy
  • Rennesøy
  • Finnøy
  • Strand
  • Høle
  • Forsand
  • Årdal
  • Hjelmeland
  • Fister
  • Sjernarøy
  • Nedstrand
  • Jelsa
  • Erfjord
  • Suldal
  • Sand
  • Sauda
  • Imsland
  • Vikedal
  • Sandeid


Contain dates, names of deceased, heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information for the clergy.

Probate records are available 1786-1876 at the Family History Library.

Clerical probate records are available 1786-1807 at the Family History Library.

Early probate records for clergy, school teachers, and military officers were often separated from the regular probate records. Church officials conducted probate proceedings for priests or schoolteachers, commanding officers for military officers. After 1812 a probate judge conducted these probates along with all other probates.


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