This is by no means intended to be an exhaustive list, but simply a
pointer to some of the more useful sources of on-line data and
information, and to some sites which provide much bigger collections
of information and in some cases lots of links to other sources.
- The Family Search Web
This is the Web site of the Church of Latter Day Saints
(LDS) and provides access to their vast on-line databases (click
on the "SEARCH" tab)
A volunteer project to transcribe the Civil Registration
index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales and
provide free access to the transcripts and to some images of the
A similar project providing free access to a database of UK
19th century census returns. It is not as far advanced as
FreeBMD in terms of the amount of data available. There is also
a FreeREG project
for transcripts of parish records, which is even less advanced.
A large and useful collection of genealogical information
for the UK. Includes information on resources available for each
county as well as general information.
Provides links to free websites in the British Isles containing
Parish Records, and also has various Guides and supplementary
Pay-per-view or subscription service providing access to images
of birth, marriage and death (BMD) indexes for England and
Wales, to all Census records for England and Wales from 1841 to
1911, as well as a wide range of other source documentation.
- The General
Register Office (GRO) and the GRO
Once you have the reference for an event (either from
FreeBMD or FindMyPast) you can order from the GRO a full
certificate with all details of the event
Provides access to the collections of PRO and historical
documents held by The National Archives
- Ancestry.com and Ancestry.co.uk
Provide access to a large collection of databases and family
This document on the Genuki web site provides information
about occupations, and includes links to archaic or obsolete
occupations. This information can be helpful for understanding
the terms used in census and parish records, some of which are
A University of Leicester project. Historical Directories is a
digital library of local and trade directories for England and
Wales, from 1750 to 1919. It contains high quality reproductions
of comparatively rare books, essential tools for research into
local and genealogical history.
- London Lives
From the home page:
"A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight
archives and fifteen datasets, giving access to 3.35 million
There are about 110 results from a search for "Lovelock"
Present day maps, useful for finding place locations :
Digital archive of historic (19th century) Ordnance Survey maps.
The images can be downloaded and used on Web sites within
Scans of historical maps and etchings, some of which are
available for free download.
Collections of Family History Information
There are a large number of Web sites which gather together a lot of
information concerning family history, and this page is not intended
as a substitute for them. Here are a few of the more well known
- Cyndi's list
Probably still the biggest and best collection of information
and links to Web sites concerned with family history
One of the earliest genealogy Web sites. Now owned by
Ancestry.com but Rootsweb still provides access to a number of
free databases and hosts many family trees and mailing lists
(including the Lovelock list!)
Some Web Sites of Interest to Lovelock Family Historians
Brings together in one place links to phone directories for a
large number of countries
- British History
An excellent resource for UK history
- Old Bailey Trials
Contains proceedings of trials up to 1913. Lovelocks are
mentioned as witnesses, victims, jury members or felons in some
53 records, and Lovelucks in but one.