Records begin in 1743. Skjold clerical district included the parishes Skjold, Tysvær and Vats with Vårenes chapel. Tysvær parish became its own clerical district in 1848. Earlier records were burned on 14 Oct. 1786.
Digital images of the church books are available at Digitalarkivet.
- 1664-1666 Census (Manntall)
Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666 Skjold Microfilm
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. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
- Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666 Skjold Microfilm
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.
- 1701 Census (Manntall)
Manntall 1701 Skjold Microfilm
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.
Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt Database
- 1801 Census (Folketellingen)
Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801 for Skjold Microfilm
1801-telling for Schiold Database
- 1865 Census (Folketellingen)
Folketælling 31 December 1865 for Skjold Microfilm
This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book.
1865-telling for Skjold Database
- 1875 Census (Folketellingen)
Folketellingen for kongeriket Norge den 31te desember 1875 for Skjold. Microfilm FHL INTL Film 273363 and 173364 vols. 152a and 152b.
This 1875 census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.
- 1900 Census (Folketellingen)
Folketellingen for Norge den 3dje desember 1900 for Skjold Microfilm
This census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish, and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.
1900-telling for Skjold Database
- 1910 Census (Folketellingen]
For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.
Skjold police station
*1887-1965 death protocol Digitalarkivet
Farms and families of Skjold, Norway.
Østrem, Nils Olav, "Skjold," Stavanger, Norway: Vindafjord kommune, 1999. 948.31/S11 D2s vols. 1 and 2 FHL INTL Book
21 Aadnenes 28 Aarek 41 Alnedal 4 Apallevik 55 Asbjørnshaug 18 Aukland 29 Aursland 69 Austreim nedre 66 Austreim øvre 90 Baasviken 72 Bjerge 10 Bjoland 59 Bjordal indre 19 Brattestø 39 Bueviken 42 Dagsland 40 Dalen 7 Dueland 45 Døviken 63 Egge 30 Eikeviken 68 Elleflaat 9 Erland 47 Ersland 14 Fikstveit 86 Finshus 44 Fjelleim 38 Flatnes 73 Frøvik 8 Gaupaas 32 Glette 24 Grinde 24 Groven 88 Haaland 34 Haavik 37 Haga 36 Haganes 25 Halleland 52 Haraldseid 80 Hatlestad 52 Haugen 70 Haugen 79 Havnen 49 Heien 91 Hesthammer 56 Hokel 83 Ikdal 32 Indgjerden 51 Kalstveit 45 Kalveland 76 Kirketeigen 5 Klubben 20 Krekene 94 Kreppene midtre 26 Kringeland 49 Kroen 27 Kvitenes 78 Langeland 77 Langelandsvik 48 Li 33 Lilland 23 Lilleskog 85 Lilleskog 92 Lindanger 54 Malesæter 87 Mehus 43 Mortveit 84 Munkhus 50 Mæland 12 Nes 13 Neseim 12 Nesøen 60 Præstegaarden 57 Risanger 3 Romseland 67 Rossebø 82 Sagen 6 Skjeljeviken 74 Skogen nordre 62 Smedsvik 64 Soleim 81 Sponevik 17 Stakland 15 Steinbru 32 Storeleitet 45 Strand 6 Strøm 16 Stølen 32 Sundfør 46 Svineklev 1 Svineli nedre 71 Sørhus 20 Søvik 31 Taarhaugen 35 Tosvold 65 Tveit 31 Tveit indre 35 Urhaug 30 Vaag 52 Vaagen 53 Vaagen søndre 11 Vaare 22 Vaggeli 16 Vatland 49 Vestre 35 Viken 61 Viken 92 Viken 96 Yrke 97 Yrkevaagen 49 Ødegaarden 89 Østeinstad 98 Østerli