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Bore Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Bore Parish
Jurisdictions
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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 Klepp
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Tinglag Klepp
Fogderi Jæderen og Dalene
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Bore kirke.jpg

Church records exist for Klepp clerical district for 1787-1961. They contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Klepp, Orre and Bore. The earlier church records were burned in 1784 and 1793. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Digital images of the records are online at Digitalarkivet.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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. 1663-1666 Census for Stavanger district at Digitalarkivet.

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. May also include the residence of a male servant if he came from a different clerical district. Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt at Digitalarkivet.

The 1801 census (b. 38) for Klepp clerical district includes Klepp, Orre, and Bore parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation. 1801-telling for Klep at Digitalarkivet.

This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, place of birth, age, 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 Klep at Digitalarkivet.

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. 1875-teljing for Klep at Digitalarkivet.

This census contains the persons name, sex, 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, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. 1900-telling for Klep at Digitalarkivet.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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 Jæren judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Jæren deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Jæren og Dalane judicial district
*1666-1822 Family History Library
*1667-1860 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Jæren judicial district
*1763-1821 Family History Library
*1859-1896 Digitalarkivet.

Jæren deanery
*1763-1821 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1763-1821 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Farms in the Bore parish are included in the Klepp farm book.

Brunes, Erling, "Klepp gards- og ættesoga gjenom 400 år 1519-1900", Stavanger, Norway: Utgjeve ved Klepp kommune, 1963. 948.31/K1 D2b FHL INTL Book

There is also a person index for this book.

Waula, Jørg Eirik, "Klepp gards- og ættesoge personregister", Stavanger, Norway : Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1996. 948.31/K1 D2b index FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

44 Bore vestre, 43 Borseim,

51 Feistenen,

47 Gjesholen

42 Hodne, 46 Hole,

41 Reve, 51 Rinden,

51 Sandgaasen, 51 Sele, 52 Sele Laksefiskeri, 50 Skaseim, 42 Strandbakken, 49 Sveinsvold,

50 Tranemyren

49 Urmaal

48 Vashus, 47 Vold

43 Østegaard

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names