Origins of the Burgiss surname

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    In 1921, most Burgisses lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Burgiss

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    Who were Burgisses most likely to marry?

    Burgess Or Burgiss Or Burgeeses
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    What are the most common Burgiss first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Burgisses

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Commmon female occupations for Burgisses in 1921

    Dressmaker

    16

    Laundress

    10

    General Servant Domestic

    6

    House Servant

    6

    Stonemason

    6

    Commmon male occupations for Burgisses in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    26

    Stonemason

    11

    Baker

    8

    General Labourer

    8

    Shoemaker

    8

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