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Norway Bygdebøker   


Note: Many of the web sites listed below are in Norwegian.

A Bygdebok - what is that?  by Johan I. Borgos **

What is Bygdebøker?  Article by John Follesdal.  Read this first! **

Ål i Hallingdal: bygdebok under arbeid - the bygdebok for Ål in Hallingdal (includes US immigrants from Ål)

Antiquarian Books in Scandinavia - Search the databases of 78 Scandinavian antiquarian booksellers

BIBLIOFIL - Search for bygdeboks http://www.bibsyst.no/bibliofil/bibliotek.html

BIBSYS - Search the shared Library system of all Norwegian Universities

Bokloftet Lokalhistorisk Forlag & Antikvariat (Used/rare book store in Norway) 

Abebooks.com - Bookstore which may have bygdeboks

Borg Bygdebok

Bygdebok for Dovre, gards-og slektshistorie

Bygdebok for Hole (Buskerud)

Bygdebok for Lesja

Bygdebok for Lom

Bygdeboker and other historical resources for Skjåk Kommune - Can be ordered online

Family History Library Catalog - Search for books/films available from the LDS

Gårds- og Slektshistorie i Troms Del 1

Genealogy Research in Voss

Guide to Norwegian Bygdebøker from the University of North Dakota.  Includes a list of books published, by fylke. **

Hamnes Gård og Slekt - bygdebok (in Nordland) - Contains much farm information

How to Use a Norwegian Bygdebok ** Essential Reading

Jelsa Bygdebok (Ola Foldøy  JELSA I GARDS- og ÆTTESOGA) 

Juneau County (WI) Bygdebok written by Lawrence C. Onsager (research of the Norwegian immigration to Juneau county)  See also, http://home.no.net/sulsog/

Karlsøy og Helgøy Bygdebok 

List of Norway Bygdeboks from C. F. Scheel

Nøtterø en Bygdebok  (Vestfold)

"Raumadalsfolket" bygdebok by Henrik O. Røvig. A genealogy for the parishes in the south-eastern corner of Romsdal. An area that saw large numbers of people leaving for the US. Only a couple of hundred copies were made and the book has been hard to get since the late 60-ies. Now the entire family history section of the book, i.e. the bygdebok part, is available at: http://www.murray.as/genealogy/Raumadalsfolket

Sandeherred en Bygdebok - online version (Vestfold)

Sømna - Gårds og Slekt (Sømna bygdebok)

Selbu bygdebøker på Internet

Slektshistoriske Kilder 1500-1900 - a list of all genealogical resources in Norway arranged by fylke, including bygdeboks ***  A great resource!

Stokke en Bygdebok (Vestfold)

Vossaboki, the "bygdebok"- books from Voss "herad" in Hordaland, Norway (containing farm- and family history based on church books, estate inventories and other legal documents)


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