Randaberg (Randeberg) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Church Books

Contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Hetland (Frue), Riska (Riskekverven) and Randaberg (Randeberg). They were separated from the combined Stavanger clerical district in 1849. Earlier church records are in the Cathedral church parish (Domkirken) in Stavanger city. Riskekverven (Riska) was separated from Frue and became its own parish in 1877.

Transcripts of church records of christenings 1688-1815 and births 1816-1839 for Stavanger including Hetland and Randaberg. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Libary.

Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarket.

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 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.  A database of this census is available at Digitalarkivet.
  • 1701: 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. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.Mantallet (Census) 1701 for Stavanger Amt (Rogaland County)

Court Records

Land Records

Probate Records

1666-1822: Probate records will be in the Jæren og Dalane judicial district.

1823-1896: Probate records will be in the Jæren judicial district.

1823-1896: Clerical probate records will be in the Jæren Deanery.

The probate records usually contain the date of probate, name of the deceased, names of heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information.

Farm Book

Histories of farms and vital information on farm residents in Randaberg, Rogaland co., Norway. Inhold: b. 1. Gard og ætt -- b. 2. Gard og ætt -- b. 3. Kultursoga til 1945 -- b. 4. Bilete gjennom 100 år -- b. 5. Kultursoga frå 1945 - 1996.

Lindanger, Birger, "Randaberg," Randaberg: Randaberg Kommune, 1983-1988. 948.31/R2 D2L 5 vols. FHL INTL Book


A history of Randaberg in Hetland clerical district in Rogaland county with some genealogy.

Rolfsen, Peter, "Randaberg sogns historie," Stavanger, Norway: S. Undems boktrykkeri, 1928 948.31/R2 H2r FHL INTL Book