Origins of the Cansfield surname

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    In 1921, most Cansfields lived in north-east

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    Common jobs for Cansfields

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    Commmon female occupations for Cansfields in 1921

    Weaver

    14

    Dressmaker

    13

    Living On Own Means

    6

    House Servant

    5

    School Girl

    4

    Commmon male occupations for Cansfields in 1921

    Stuff Warehouseman

    7

    Joiner

    6

    Bricklayer

    5

    Warehouseman

    5

    Licensed Victualler

    4

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