Origins of the Boardwell surname

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    In 1921, most Boardwells lived in london

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    What are the most common Boardwell first names?

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    Common jobs for Boardwells

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    Commmon female occupations for Boardwells in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

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    Weaver Cotton

    18

    At Home

    3

    Cotton Powerloom Weaver

    3

    Nail Maker

    2

    Commmon male occupations for Boardwells in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    17

    Weaver Cotton

    12

    Weaver

    6

    Coal Miner Hewer

    4

    Farmer

    3

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