Origins of the Lanyon surname

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    In 1921, most Lanyons lived in south-west

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    Common jobs for Lanyons

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    Common female occupations for Lanyons in 1921

    Dressmaker

    19

    Living On Own Means

    19

    Private Means

    12

    House Keeper

    11

    Tailoress

    11

    Common male occupations for Lanyons in 1921

    Tin Miner

    76

    Farmer

    44

    Farmers Son

    20

    Carpenter

    18

    Copper Miner

    16

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