Origins of the Burby surname

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    In 1921, most Burbys lived in west-midlands

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    Common jobs for Burbys

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    Commmon female occupations for Burbys in 1921

    Dressmaker

    6

    House Servant

    6

    Servant

    5

    Hat Hardner

    4

    General Servant

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Burbys in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    15

    Cotton H L W

    4

    Boot Closer

    3

    Labourer Naval Ordnance

    3

    Porter

    3

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