Research your family history

If you would like to research your family history then these links will take you directly to databases in which you can search for ‘Lovegrove’ or any other surnames.


To make full use of you’ll need to take out a subscription, but there are several levels and you can cancel at any time. We think that once you get started you’ll find the price pays dividends in what it reveals.

If you’re not ready to take out a subscription why not take advantage of one of the free trials.  These usually last for fourteen days during which time you can make good use of the site and have a taste of what the site can reveal.

DNA Ethnicity Tests

Do you want to know if you have any Viking DNA? Ancestry now offer a DNA test that reveals all kinds of interesting information about your past.

Census Searches

You can discover a lot about a family from a census record. They show the name of head of the household, the spouse, their children, their ages and occupations. These important details can help to verify dates of birth and family relationships.

There is something poignant about seeing the photo of a census record page with the family details written in ink over a century ago.




Channel Islands

1841 Channel Islands Census

Isle of Man

1841 Isle of Man Census

1911 Census

Searching for Ancestors

There are many more other databases to search. Your ancestors could be listed in one or more of these.  As you can see from the titles, some relate to occupations, others are by district.