Origins of the Burvill surname

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    In 1921, most Burvills lived in south-east

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    What are the most common Burvill first names?

    William

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    Mary

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    Common jobs for Burvills

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    Commmon female occupations for Burvills in 1921

    Dressmaker

    13

    Laundress

    8

    Charwoman

    4

    Domestic Servant

    4

    Servant

    4

    Commmon male occupations for Burvills in 1921

    General Labourer

    29

    Agricultural Labourer

    10

    Brickmaker

    8

    Mariner

    8

    Farm Labourer

    6

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