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Origins of the Apsley surname

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About the Apsleys

We have a total number of 464 records for people with the last name Apsley.

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Where do most Apsleys live?

In 1921, most Apsleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Apsleys

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We have 344 records for the Apsley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1829.

Who were Apsleys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Apsleys.

What are the most common Apsley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Apsleys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Apsleys in 1921
General Servant


Living On Own Means




House Keeper




Common Male occupations for Apsleys in 1921


Tallow Chandler








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