Valestrand, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

See Sveio and Stord

Census Records

1865 and prior see Stord

1875 and after see Sveio

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Steinsbø, Simon, Gards- og ættesoge for Sveio, Sveio: Sveio Kommune, c1986 - c1987. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Sveio and Valestrand in Hordaland county, Norway. FHL 948.32/S7 D2s Contents: b. 1. Gamle Valestrand kommune -- b. 2. Skulekrinsane Bua, Vikse, Vandaskog og Sveio -- b. 3. Lid skulekrins og gamle Vestre Vikebygd. Farm name indexes to volumes 2 and 3 are found in the following links. File:948.32-S7 D2s v2 - Sveio 2.pdf, File:948.32-S7 D2s v3 - Sevio 3.pdf

Farm Names

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

17 Berge 16 Breistig 22 Brokenes 3 Eidsvaag 33 Eikeland nedre 7 Enstavold 30 Fagerland 25 Flaatene 4 Gramshaug 28 Hagaviken 5 Hauge 15 Haugeland 6 Haugsgjerd 1 Hausbu 26 Hope 38 Lien 24 Lier nordre 27 Lindaas 35 Mjaanes 10 Nappen 2 Ravneberg 7 Reset 20 Rinden 27 Skipeviken 10 Spandsteigen 28 Storhaug 23 Strømøen 11 Stølen 13 Traavaas 5 Træet 11 Tveite 14 Ulveraaker 8 Valen nedre 12 Vaslien 32 Vestvik 31 Vestviksætre 19 Vihovde nedre 28 Vike 29 Viken 10 Økland indre 36 Økland ytre 37 Øklandsvaag 21 Ørevik

Probate Records

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

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

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names