Origins of the Bolwell surname

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    In 1921, most Bolwells lived in south-west

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    What are the most common Bolwell first names?

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    William

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    Mary

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    Common jobs for Bolwells

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    Commmon female occupations for Bolwells in 1921

    Laundress

    44

    Dressmaker

    33

    General Servant Domestic

    14

    Milliner

    12

    Charwoman

    10

    Commmon male occupations for Bolwells in 1921

    Gardener

    30

    Mason

    29

    Carpenter

    20

    Baker

    18

    Clerk

    16

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