Birkeland, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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Church Records

Microfilm of parish registers available at the Family History Library for Birkeland prestegjeld(clerical district).  Contains  parish registers for Birkeland parish. It was separated from Fana clerical district in 1948. For earlier records see Fana clerical district.  Records available from 1853-1923.

Images of digitized parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives). 

Birkeland/Birkeland:  1853-1944

For earlier records see Fana

Census Records:

See Fana

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Probate Records

From 1702-1848: Records are found in Nordhordaland, 1702-1910 judicial district.

1848-1895: Records are found in Midhordaland judicial district which was created from Nordhordaland.

1800-1852: Some of the farms in this parish belonged to Lysekloster Estate. If the probate is not found in the district above look at Hardanger og Voss where the probates for Lysekloster were kept.

1773-1810: Clerical probate records are found in Nordhordaland Deanery.