Origins of the Balsh surname

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    In 1921, most Balshs lived in south-west

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    What are the most common Balsh first names?

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    Common jobs for Balshs

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    Commmon female occupations for Balshs in 1921

    Charwoman

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    Worsted Mill Hand

    3

    Tailoress

    2

    Worsted Spinner

    2

    Annuitant

    1

    Commmon male occupations for Balshs in 1921

    Laborer In Color Factory

    3

    Brush Finisher

    2

    General Labourer

    2

    Lime Burner

    2

    Agricultural Labourer

    1

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