Origins of the Gowland surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 965North West 2Isle of ManYorkshire 146East Midlands 13West Midlands 8East 6London 75South East 25South West 10South WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Gowlands lived in north-east

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    Common jobs for Gowlands

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    Commmon female occupations for Gowlands in 1921



    General Servant Domestic


    Domestic Servant


    House Servant


    General Servant


    Commmon male occupations for Gowlands in 1921

    Coal Miner


    Coal Miner Hewer


    Limestone Quarryman






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