Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: de Lockwood, Lockwoode, Lockwoods, Lokwood
Category: 3 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is well under way on a global basis.
DNA website: www.familytreedna.com/public/LockwoodDNAProject
Contact: Mr Peter Lockwood
The registered variants of the surname are de Lockwood, Lockwoode and Lockwoods.
However there are many other variants including:- LACKWOOD, LAKEWOOD, LAKEWORD, LEAKWOOD, LECKWOOD, LEEKWOOD, LICHWOOD, LICHWOOD, LOCHWOOD, LOCKEWOD, LOCKEWODDE, LOCKEWODE, LOCKEWOOD, LOCKEWOODE, LOCKEDWOOD, LOCKKOD, LOCKWARD, LOCKWOD, LOCKWODD, LOCKWODDE, LOCKWODE, LOCKUD, LOCWODE, LOKEWODE, LOKEWOOD, LOKWODE, LOKWOOD, LOKEWOD, LOKWOODE, LOOCKWOODE, LOOKWOOD, LOXWOOD
The Lockwood name means 'enclosed wood' and the surname denotes one whose place of residence or birth was Lockwood. It could be derived from one or more of the following locations:-
Lockwoods have been politicians, actors and actresses, explorers, military personnel, authors, sportsmen and businessmen. For more details please refer to my web site.
The Lockwood surname is most strongly represented in Yorkshire.
In the 1881 census 54.53% of Lockwoods lived in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The next highest percentage was London & Middlesex with 6.45% and then Suffolk with 5.67%. In the 1881 census there were 6631 Lockwoods in England and Wales.
The estimated world population in 1991 was about 40,000 with 22,000 in the USA, 12,000 in the UK and 4,000 in Australia.
Births, Marriages and Deaths England and Wales 1837 - 1891 (22,108 records) (Click here to view BMD records)
IGI Baptisms and Marriages in England 1450 - 1899 (13,847 records) - See my website for more details (county totals only).
Wills 1450 -1999 (171 records) - See my website for more details.
British Chancery Records 1386 - 1558 (38 records) - See my website for more details.
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