Genealogy‎ > ‎Genealogy Resources‎ > ‎

Bygdeboks (Farm Books)

Bygdebøker (Farm Books)

 

What are Bygdebøker?

Bygdebøker are books that contain the history of a small rural area such as a community or parish. They often have a general history of the area, and then they have history of each farm in the area, including a chronological list of owners going back many generations. 

Finding bygdebøker (RootsWeb)

List of Bygdebøker Links by Norwegian county/parish to lists of bygdebøker.  Some bygdebok descriptions include lists of farm names.  A few bydgebøker are now on the internet.  Gives full title, author, publisher & publication date (needed for requesting a bygdebok through inter-library loan).

 

How to obtain a bygdebok by Inter Library Loan:  Bygdebøker are available through interlibrary loan in the Fairfax County Public Library system, as well as other libraries. You may be required to pay a small fee and have a library card.  You will need the Title (Vol #), author, date of publication.  Different Libraries have different procedures.

 

Lodge Members' Bygdebøker

 

Several GIG members own one or more Bygdebøker, and are willing to share them with other lodge members who are researching their family history.  The Lodge Library also has several Bygdebøker.

 

 

List of members’ Bygdebøker 


Lodge Member Bygdebøker by Falke-5.docx


How to obtain a bygdebok by Inter Library Loan - Bygdeboks are available through interlibrary loan in the Fairfax County Public Library system, as well as other libraries. You may be required to pay a small fee.