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This parish was created in 1838 from Skellefteå landsförsamling as a bruksförsamling. Between 1838 and 1874 this parish was known as Ytterstfors. Since 1875 it has been known as Byske.

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Stift -1904 Härnösand, 1904- Luleå
Pastorat -1874 Skellefteå lands
Län Västerbotten
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Härad not applicable
Tingslag 1875-1970 Skellefteå
Domsaga 1875-1966 Västerbottens norra, 1967-1970 Skellefteå, 1971- Skellefteå tingsrätts
Fögderi 1838-1868 Västerbottens andra, 1869- Skellefteå, 1946-1970 Norsjö, -1886 Västerbottens andra, 1886-1946 Skellefteå
Länsmansdistrikt 1875- Byske
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Kommun 1863-1966 Byske, 1967- 1973 Skellefteå, 1974 Skellefteå
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Place Names

Afvan, Brännäs, Brännland, Brännlund, Brännfors Såg ( Brännfors Saw mill), Brännan, Björklund, Båtfors, Borgfors, Byske, Backa, Bjurselet, Bäckliden, Butjern, Båtviks Ångsåg (Båtviks Steam Mill), Dalmyran, Ekenäs, Finnträsk, Gagsmark, Graflund, Harrsjön, Hvitsjön, Hedfors, Hednäs, Hälleström norra (Hälleström North), Hällfors, Hälleström södra (Hällestrom South), Islandsbäck, Innanbäck, Jakobsfors, Källbomark, Kinnbäck, Kälfors, Långsjön, Lundfors, Långsjöliden, Landfors, Lundbäck, Lindesmark, Malbäck, Maltjäln, Nordanå, Norrfors, Perstorp, Rösnäs, Stafsjön, Selsvik, Selforss, Storliden, Selsmoran, Skogfors, Selet, Stensjön, Tväråfors, Tåme, Tåmeträsk, Ytterstfors såg (Ytterstfors Mill), Ytterstfors bruk (Ytterstfors Mill), Åbyn, Ålund, Åkerbo.

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Riksarkivet. "Byske Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011

Skatteverket. "Byske." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). March 2011 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna

Byske parish, Husförhörslängd, 1846-1856, Ort register.


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