Origins of the Brooksby surname

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    In 1921, most Brooksbys lived in east-midlands

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    Interesting facts about Brooksby

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    What are the most common Brooksby first names?

    William

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    Mary

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    Common jobs for Brooksbys

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    Commmon female occupations for Brooksbys in 1921

    Dressmaker

    4

    House Servant

    4

    Living On Own Means

    4

    At Home

    3

    Confectioner

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Brooksbys in 1921

    Blacksmith

    18

    Shoe Finisher

    9

    Tailor

    9

    Baker

    8

    Commercial Traveller

    7

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