Askøy (Askø) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Askøy, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records

Askøy (Askø) Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Rennesø
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Tinglag Rennesø
Fogderi Ryfylke
Sorenskriveri Ryfylke
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Church Records:[edit | edit source]

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  • Askøy was a part of the Rennesøy clerical district which contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Hausken, Sørbø, Askø, Utstein Kloster and Kvitsøy (Hvidingsø). The parishes Askø and Utstein Kloster became the new Mosterøy parish in 1899. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • The church books have been digitized and are available at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Rennesøy

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Rennesøy gard og ætt, by Lindanger, Birger, and Waula, Jørg Eirik. FHL INTL Book 948,31/R1 H2b Vols. 1-4.

A genealogy and a history of the people from the farms Mosterøy, Bru, Sokn, and V. Åmøy on Mosterøy, Rogaland county, Norway.

Hestvold, Ove. Mostrøy, Bru, Sokn, og V.Åmøt gards- og ættesoge, Rennesøy: Rennesøy kommune, c1985

FHL Intl Book 948.31/M2 D2m

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