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Origins of the Burrowson surname

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About the Burrowsons

We have a total number of 68 records for people with the last name Burrowson.

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Where do most Burrowsons live?

In 1921, most Burrowsons lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Burrowsons

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We have 68 records for the Burrowson surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Burrowsons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Burrowson first names?

  • John
  • Jeremiah
  • Ann
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Burrowsons

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

Common Female occupations for Burrowsons in 1921
Coal Miner Wife

1

Cotton Hose Framework Knitter

1

Cotton Hose Seamer

1

Domestic

1

General Servant

1

Common Male occupations for Burrowsons in 1921
Coal Miner

4

Miner Driver Below Ground

2

Cotton Hose Framework Knitter

1

Errand Man

1

Foreman Seal Skin Dresser

1

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