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''[[Europe]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norway Genealogy|Norway]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Buskerud_County,_Norway_Genealogy|Buskerud County]]'' <br>
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Guide to '''Buskerud County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
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{{Click|Image:Norway_ORP.png|Norway Online Genealogy Records}}
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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] &gt; '''''Buskerud County'''''
 
 
 
Buskerud&nbsp;is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus, Oslo, Oppland, Sogn og Fjordane, Hordaland, Telemark, and Vestfold.  
 
Buskerud&nbsp;is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus, Oslo, Oppland, Sogn og Fjordane, Hordaland, Telemark, and Vestfold.  
  
The county is conventionally divided into traditional districts. These are Eiker, Ringerike, Numedal and Hallingdal. Hønefoss is the district capital of Ringerike. Its western part is a mountainous plateau with forested valleys and high, grassy pastures; its eastern part contains a lowland basin with many lakes and streams. <br>
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The county is conventionally divided into traditional districts. These are Eiker, Ringerike, Numedal and Hallingdal. Hønefoss is the district capital of Ringerike. Its western part is a mountainous plateau with forested valleys and high, grassy pastures; its eastern part contains a lowland basin with many lakes and streams. <br>  
  
 
*[http://www.bfk.no/Modules/article.aspx?ObjectType=ArticleVersion&Article.ID=2331&Category.ID=1329 Buskerud]
 
*[http://www.bfk.no/Modules/article.aspx?ObjectType=ArticleVersion&Article.ID=2331&Category.ID=1329 Buskerud]
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*[[Bakke, Buskerud, Norway|Bakke]]  
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*[[Bakke, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Bakke]]  
*[[Bragernes, Norway|Bragernes]]  
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*[[Bragernes, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Bragernes]]  
*[[Dagali, Norway|Dagali]]  
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*[[Dagali, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Dagali]]  
*[[Drammen, Norway|Drammen]]  
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*[[Drammen, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Drammen]]  
*[[Efteløt, Norway|Efteløt]]  
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*[[Efteløt, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Efteløt]]  
*[[Eggedal, Norway|Eggedal]]  
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*[[Eggedal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Eggedal]]  
*[[Eiker (Haug), Norway|Eiker (Haug)]]  
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*[[Eiker (Haug), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Eiker (Haug)]]  
*[[Fiskum, Norway|Fiskum]]  
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*[[Fiskum, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Fiskum]]  
*[[Flesberg, Norway|Flesberg]]  
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*[[Flesberg, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Flesberg]]  
*[[Flå, Norway|Flå]]  
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*[[Flå, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Flå]]  
*[[Frogner, Buskerud, Norway|Frogner]]  
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*[[Frogner, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Frogner]]  
*[[Gol, Norway|Gol]]  
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*[[Gol, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Gol]]  
*[[Haug, see Eiker, Norway|Haug, see Eiker]]  
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*[[Haug, see Eiker, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Haug, see Eiker]]  
*[[Haug (i Norderhov), Norway|Haug (i Norderhov)]]  
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*[[Haug (i Norderhov), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Haug (i Norderhov)]]  
*[[Hedenstad, Norway|Hedenstad]]  
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*[[Hedenstad, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hedenstad]]  
*[[Heggen, Norway|Heggen]]  
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*[[Heggen, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Heggen]]  
*[[Hemsedal, Norway|Hemsedal]]  
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*[[Hemsedal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hemsedal]]  
*[[Hol, Buskerud, Norway|Hol]]
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*[[Hol, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hol]]
  
 
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*[[Hole, Norway|Hole]]  
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*[[Hole, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hole]]  
*[[Holmsbu, Norway|Holmsbu]]  
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*[[Holmsbu, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Holmsbu]]  
*[[Hurum, Buskerud, Norway|Hurum]]  
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*[[Hurum, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hurum]]  
*[[Hval, Norway|Hval]]  
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*[[Hval, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hval]]  
*[[Hønefoss, Norway|Hønefoss]]  
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*[[Hønefoss, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Hønefoss]]  
*[[Jondalen, Norway|Jondalen]]  
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*[[Jondalen, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Jondalen]]  
*[[Komnes, Norway|Komnes]]  
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*[[Komnes, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Komnes]]  
*[[Kongsberg, Norway|Kongsberg]]  
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*[[Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Kongsberg]]  
*[[Krødsherad (Krydsherred), Norway|Krødsherad (Krydsherred)]]  
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*[[Krødsherad (Krydsherred), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Krødsherad (Krydsherred)]]  
*[[Lier, Norway|Lier]]  
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*[[Lier, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Lier]]  
*[[Lunder, Norway|Lunder]]  
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*[[Lunder, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Lunder]]  
*[[Lyngdal, Buskerud, Norway|Lyngdal]]  
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*[[Lyngdal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Lyngdal]]  
*[[Modum, Norway|Modum]]  
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*[[Modum, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Modum]]  
*[[Nedre Eiker, Norway|Nedre Eiker]]  
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*[[Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Nedre Eiker]]  
*[[Nes (i Hallingdal), Norway|Nes (i Hallingdal)]]  
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*[[Nes (i Hallingdal), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Nes (i Hallingdal)]]  
*[[Nes (i Ådal), Norway|Nes (i Ådal)]]  
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*[[Nes (i Ådal), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Nes (i Ådal)]]  
*[[Norderhov, Norway|Norderhov]]
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*[[Norderhov, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Norderhov]]
  
 
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*[[Nore, Norway|Nore]]  
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*[[Nore, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Nore]]  
*[[Nykirke, Norway|Nykirke]]  
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*[[Nykirke, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Nykirke]]  
*[[Opdal, Norway|Opdal]]  
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*[[Opdal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Opdal]]  
*[[Rollag, Norway|Rollag]]  
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*[[Rollag, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Rollag]]  
*[[Røyken, Norway|Røyken]]  
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*[[Røyken, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Røyken]]  
*[[Sandsvær, Norway|Sandsvær]]  
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*[[Sandsvær, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Sandsvær]]  
*[[Sigdal (Holem), Norway|Sigdal (Holem)]]  
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*[[Sigdal (Holem), Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Sigdal (Holem)]]  
*[[Snarum, Norway|Snarum]]  
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*[[Snarum, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Snarum]]  
*[[Strømsø, Norway|Strømsø]]  
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*[[Strømsø, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Strømsø]]  
*[[Svene, Norway|Svene]]  
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*[[Svene, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Svene]]  
*[[Sylling, Norway|Sylling]]  
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*[[Sylling, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Sylling]]  
*[[Tangen, Norway|Tangen]]  
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*[[Tangen, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Tangen]]  
*[[Torpo, Norway|Torpo]]  
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*[[Torpo, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Torpo]]  
*[[Tranby, Norway|Tranby]]  
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*[[Tranby, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Tranby]]  
*[[Tuft, Norway|Tuft]]  
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*[[Tuft, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Tuft]]  
*[[Tyristrand, Norway|Tyristrand]]  
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*[[Tyristrand, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Tyristrand]]  
*[[Uvdal, Norway|Uvdal]]  
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*[[Uvdal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Uvdal]]  
*[[Veggli, Norway|Veggli]]  
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*[[Veggli, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Veggli]]
  
 
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*[[Viker, Norway|Viker]]
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*[[Viker, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Viker]]  
*[[Ytre Ådal, Norway|Ytre Ådal]]  
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*[[Ytre Ådal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Ytre Ådal]]  
*[[Ådal, Norway|Ådal]]  
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*[[Ådal, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Ådal]]  
*[[Ål, Norway|Ål]]
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*[[Ål, Buskerud, Norway Genealogy|Ål]]
  
 
*[[Drammen Branch (LDS, 1854-1952), Norway|Drammen Branch (LDS, 1854-1952)]]  
 
*[[Drammen Branch (LDS, 1854-1952), Norway|Drammen Branch (LDS, 1854-1952)]]  
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== Censuses ==
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== Church Records/Civil Registration ==
  
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Buskerud County]  
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*These are the most important records you will use, and a majority of your research will be found in them.  All civil registration was kept by the church parishes until 2012.
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Buskerud County]
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**[https://media.digitalarkivet.no/en/kb/browse?counties%5B%5D=06&start_year=&end_year=&text= '''Digitalarkivet: Digitized parish registers of Buskerud''']
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=14 1815 Census for Buskerud County]
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**[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/finn_kilde?s=&fra=&til=&ka%5B%5D=2&kt%5B%5D=MINI&kt%5B%5D=KLOK&kt%5B%5D=FREG&kt%5B%5D=D%C3%85PB&kt%5B%5D=VAKS&kt%5B%5D=KOMM&kt%5B%5D=FORL&kt%5B%5D=LYSN&kt%5B%5D=DREG&kt%5B%5D=RESK&kt%5B%5D=KLAD&kt%5B%5D=AVSK&kt%5B%5D=DISS&kt%5B%5D=VIGB&kt%5B%5D=DIVR&kt%5B%5D=NOPR&format%5B%5D=ftr '''Norway Indexed parish register transcriptions''']
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=6 1840 Census for Buskerud County]  
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**The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] has [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=145126&query=%2Bsubject%3ANorway%2C%20%2Bsubject%3ABuskerud%20%2Bsubject%3AChurch%20%2Bsubject%3ARecords microfilms for all '''Buskerud parish registers'''] up to about 1920.  These can be viewed at the library or at a [[Family History Centers|Family Histor Center]] near you.<br><br>
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&katnr=1&emnenr=3&aar=&dagens=&knr=0 1865 Census for Buskerud County]  
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*By clicking on the parish links above, you may find direct links to all the records for that parish.<br><br>
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=0&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Buskerud County]  
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*You do not have to be fluent in Norwegian.  These records use a very limited, specialized vocabulary that is easy to learn. For help reading and interpreting theses records, see [[Norwegian Genealogical Word List]], [[Norway Handwriting]], and Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records Lessons [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-1-scandinavian-gothic-letters/255 1: Scandinavian Gothic Letters], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-2-names-words-and-dates/257 2: Names, Words, and Dates], and [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 3: Handwritten Records.]<br>
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Buskerud County]  
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*[https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/6/6e/Parish_Register_Headings_for_Norway.pdf '''Parish Register Headings for Norway''']:  This pdf gives the translation of headings for the records in different time periods.  When a record is written with labeled columns it is much easier to search. Much of the material you read in each column will just be names and dates, since the meaning of those names (child, parents, godparents, minister) only has to be read once, in the column heading.<br>
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=6&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=6 Andre]
 
  
== Church Records ==
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*For more detail on the contents of these records and how to use them, see [[Norway Church Records]] and [[Norway Civil Registration]].
  
[http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerIBuskerud# Photos of churches in Buskerud]  
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== Censuses  ==
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35505/ Bragernes prosti, Prestemanntall 9, 1664 - 1666]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35504/ Valdres prosti, Prestemanntall 8, 1664 - 1666]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35506/ Tønsberg prosti, Prestemanntall 10, 1664 - 1666]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1865 1865 Census ]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1875 1875 Census] Partial
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1529106 Norway Census, 1875] FamilySearch database
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1885 1885 Census] (cities only)
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/finn_kilde?s=&fra=1891&til=1891&ka%5B%5D=0&kt%5B%5D=FOLK&f%5B%5D=06&k%5B%5D=06* 1891 census] (scanned)
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1900 1900 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census]
  
 
== Family History Resources  ==
 
== Family History Resources  ==
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== Farm Books  ==
 
== Farm Books  ==
  
[http://www.webslekt.com/bygdeboker/buskerud.htm Bygdebøker for Buskerud]
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[http://www.webslekt.com/bygdeboker/buskerud.htm Bygdebøker for Buskerud]  
  
 
== Government Offices and Sites  ==
 
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== Land Records  ==
 
== Land Records  ==
  
1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html The Norwegian Historical Data Centre]. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.
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1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html The Norwegian Historical Data Centre]. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.  
  
== Military Records ==
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== Military Records ==
 
 
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=mi02001767&spraak=e&metanr=2992 Aker Dragoon Regiment 1767]
 
  
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=em06021880be&spraak=e&metanr=3246 Emigr. from Drammen 1880 with "Beta" to Hawaii]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/12/100396 Emigr. from Drammen 1880 with "Beta" to Hawaii]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/8/100038 Passport Journal for Hallingdal, 1856-1865]
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=em06021880mu&spraak=e&metanr=3247 Emigr. from Drammen 1880 with "Beta" to Hawaii]
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== Probate Records  ==
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=ps06161856hall&spraak=e&metanr=4725 Passport Journal for Hallingdal, 1856-1865]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=06&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Buskerud County]  
 
 
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=ps06251907&spraak=e&metanr=4466 Register of in- and outmigrants from Bakke and Eiker, 1907-1919]  
 
 
 
== Probate Records  ==
 
  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=06&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Buskerud County]  
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*'''1640-1903''' - {{RecordSearch|1661306|Norway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-1903}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk06021682&spraak=e&metanr=2568 Probate register for Drammen 1679-1819]  
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*'''1679-1819''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk06021682&spraak=e&metanr=2568 Probate register for Drammen 1679-1819]  
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk06041705&spraak=e&metanr=3673 Probate register for Kongsberg 1705-1801]  
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*'''1705-1801''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sk06041705&spraak=e&metanr=3673 Probate register for Kongsberg 1705-1801]
  
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Guide to Buskerud County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Buskerud is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus, Oslo, Oppland, Sogn og Fjordane, Hordaland, Telemark, and Vestfold.

The county is conventionally divided into traditional districts. These are Eiker, Ringerike, Numedal and Hallingdal. Hønefoss is the district capital of Ringerike. Its western part is a mountainous plateau with forested valleys and high, grassy pastures; its eastern part contains a lowland basin with many lakes and streams.

Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Buskerud County 

HemsedalGolTorpoÅlHolDagaliUvdalNes (i Hallingdal)FlåNoreEggedalKrødsheradSigdalVeggliRollagFlesbergLyngdalNes (i Ådal)VikerYtre ÅdalLunderHaug (i Norderhov)NorderhovHønefossTyristrandHoleSnarumHeggenModumNykirkeTranbySyllingLierFrognerDrammenRøykenHurumNedre EikerBakkeSveneEiker (Haug)FiskumKongsbergHedenstadSandsværEfteløtKomnesTuftBuskerud Parishes 2x2.jpg

Church Records/Civil Registration

Censuses

Family History Resources

Norwegian American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad

Hallinglag    Hallinglag home page

Numedalslågen Lag    Numedalslågen home page

Seven Lag Stevne    Seven lag Stevne home page

Sigdalslag    Sigdalslag home page

Ringerike- Drammen Districts    Ringerike-Drammen Districts home page

Farm Books

Bygdebøker for Buskerud

Government Offices and Sites

Land Records

1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.

Military Records

Passenger Lists

Probate Records

Probate Jurisdictions

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Taxation