Origins of the Laidlay surname

About the Laidlays

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    In 1921, most Laidlays lived in north-west

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    Common jobs for Laidlays

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

    Common female occupations for Laidlays in 1921

    Private Means


    Clergymans Daur


    Scholar Clergymans Daur


    Agricultural Labourer


    Board School


    Common male occupations for Laidlays in 1921

    Coal M


    Cotton H L W


    Joiner And Wheelwright




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