Origins of the Grylls surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 18North WestIsle of ManYorkshire 2East Midlands 8West Midlands 2EastLondon 12South East 15South West 24South Wales 2Mid Wales 3West WalesNorth Wales 5Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Gryllses lived in south-west

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    Common jobs for Gryllses

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    Commmon female occupations for Gryllses in 1921

    Private Means

    10

    Annuitant

    9

    Living On Own Means

    8

    Lady

    7

    At School

    5

    Commmon male occupations for Gryllses in 1921

    Attorney

    15

    Solicitor

    10

    Farmer

    8

    Shoe Maker

    6

    Scholar At Home

    4

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