Bygland, Norway

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'''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666''' is available on microfilm at the Family History Library., and include the parishes '''Sandnes''', '''Årda'''l, '''Austad''', and '''Bygland'''.  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.  Also available online at [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=bd12MT60&spraak=e&metanr=1272 Digital Archives] (Digitalarkivet).
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'''Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666''' is available on microfilm at the Family History Library., and include the parishes '''Sandnes''', '''Årda'''l, '''Austad''', and '''Bygland'''.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp; <br>'''Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666''' is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F399797 Family History Library]. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.  
 
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<br>'''Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666''' is available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F399797 Family History Library]. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.  
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*'''1801:''' Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. Available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F495655 Family History Library]. The 1801 census (b. 33) for Bygland clerical district includes Bygland, Sandnes, Austad, and Årdal parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
 
*'''1801:''' Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. Available on microfilm at the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F495655 Family History Library]. The 1801 census (b. 33) for Bygland clerical district includes Bygland, Sandnes, Austad, and Årdal parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.

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Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Bygland prestegjeld (clerical district).  Contains priest and sexton records for the parishes Bygland (Nedre Setesdal), Sandnes, Austad and Årdal.  Parish registers for the years 1725-1926. 

Digitized images of parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]

Bygland:  1725-1884, 1887-1908

Bygland/Austad:  1848-1919

Bygland/Bygland:  1848-1920

Bygland/Sandnes:  1848-1916

Bygland/Årdal:  1894-1926

Census Records

  • 1660: Census

Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666 is available on microfilm at the Family History Library., and include the parishes Sandnes, Årdal, Austad, and Bygland.  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. 
Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666 is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.

  • 1801: Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. Available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 33) for Bygland clerical district includes Bygland, Sandnes, Austad, and Årdal parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.

A typewritten edition with indexes is available on microfiche. It is called "Mikrokortutgåva av 1801-teljina".

Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet).

  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. Available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, 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. Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet).
  • 1875: Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875. Available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This 1875 census contains the persons name, residence, 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.
  • 1900: Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900. Available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.

Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet).

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

1697-1862 Probates are kept in Vestre Råbyggelag judicial district.

1856-1881 Probates are kept in Setesdal judicial district.