Helleland Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Records begin in 1713. Contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Helleland and Bjerkreim with Øvrebygd chapel. Included Heskestad parish to 1820 when it became part of Lund clerical district.

Digital images of the church books are found at Digitalarkivet.

www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read (Helleland)

 www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read (Helleland / Helleland, Bjerkreim)

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1822 the probates are found in Jæren og Dalane judicial district.

For 1823-1882 they are found in Dalane judicial district.

The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Dalane deanery.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

A genealogy of the people and their farms in Hetland skipreide (a coastal district whose inhabitants in the Viking period were responsible for manning and equipping a warship) in Rogaland county. These two vols. cover Heskestad and Helleland parishes for a 450 year period. Includes some history.

Heskestad, Olav and Valand, Petrus, "Hetland skipreide i 450 år", Eigersund: Utgitt av Eigersund og Lund kommuner, 1971.

948.31 D2v Vols 1-2 FHL Intl Book

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