Origins of the Capeness surname

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    In 1921, most Capenesses lived in yorkshire

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    Interesting facts about Capeness

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    Common jobs for Capenesses

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

    Commmon female occupations for Capenesses in 1921



    Coffin Furniture Gilder


    Formerly Farm Labourer's Wife


    House Maid


    Commmon male occupations for Capenesses in 1921

    Ag Lab At Reformatory


    Brass Castor






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