Gulen (Evindvik), Sogn og Fjordane, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Gulen clerical district contains the parish registers from the parishes Gulen (Evindvik) and Mjømna (Mjømen).

The old Evindvik clerical district has been called Gulen since 1890. It includes Lavik and parishes of Lavik clerical district until 1808; and Brekke parish of the same clerical district until 1858 along with the parishes Sulen (Solund) and Husø (Husøy) of Solund clerical district until 1887.

The Family History Library has microfilmed copies of the church books, 1680-1924.


Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.

Gulen: 1680-1682, 1699-1735, 1749-1880

Gulen / Brekke: 1853-1938

Gulen / Bø, Brekke, Lavik: 1736-1746

Gulen / Gulen: 1736-1749, 1854-1936

Gulen / Mjømna: 1901-1924

Census Records


  • Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666.  The 1664-1666 civil census for Gulen (Evindvik) clerical district include the parishes of Gulen, Mjømna, Lavik, Brekke, Solund, Husø and Bø.  This census is available on micofilm at theFamily History Library. 


  • Manntall 1701 : optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701.  The 1701 census for Gulen (Evindvik) clerical district is available on microfilm at the Family History Library


  • Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge.  The 1801 census for Gulen (Eivindvik) clerical district include the parishes of Gulen, Lavik, Bø, Brekke, Husø and Solund.  This census is available o micofilm at the Family History Library; as well as online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


Folketælling 31 December 1865.  The 1865 census for Gulen (Evindvik) clerical district include the parishes of Gulen, Husø, Mjømna and Solund.  This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) as well as at theNorwegian Historical Data Centre.


Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1698-1882: Probates may be found in Ytre Sogn judicial district.

1766-1810: Clerical probates may be found in Sogn Deanery.