Fyresdal Parish, Telemark, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Fyresdal, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Fyresdal Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Bratsberg
Amt 1689-1919 1660-1919: Bratsberg
Fylke 1919-Present Telemark
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Fyresdal clerical district contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Moland, Veum and Hægland (Heggland), (which was discontinued in 1845) in Fyresdal clerical district. Included Mo and Skafså parishes until 1769.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Civil Census: This census was taken by the local civil authorities it covered Fyresdal clerical district and included Mo parish, Veum annex, Moland annex, Hægland annex and Skafsaa (Skafså) annex. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1664-1666 Clerical Census: This census was taken by the local parish priests. Fyresdal clerical district and included Mo parish, Veum annex, Moland annex, Hægland annex and Skafsaa (Skafså) annex. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1782: A special 1782 census for Fyresdal exists and used to be available on Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) but was removed when the website was changed. When they re-add it a link will be provided here.


  • 1815: A special 1815 census for Fyresdal clerical district, which in 1815 included the parishes Fyresdal or Moland, Veum and Hægland exists and is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1865: The 1865 census for Fyresdalclerical district includes Fyresdal, Moland, and Veum parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 123162. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)..



  • 1900: The 1900 census for Fyresdal clerical district includes Fyresdal, Moland, Hægland, and Veum parishes. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Øvre Telemark judicial district
*1665-1866 Family History Library

Øvre Telemark østfjelske judicial district
*1668-1845 Digitalarkivet

Øvre Telemark vestfjelske judicial district
*1665-1850 Digitalarkivet

Øvre Telemark deanery
*1753-1817 Family History Library
*1707-1817 Digitalarkivet

Probate Register for Fyresdal, Mo and Skafså 1724 at Digitalarkivet.