Origins of the Layfield surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 188North West 35Isle of Man 1Yorkshire 116East Midlands 5West Midlands 4East 3London 287South East 43South West 14South WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 4Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Layfields lived in london

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    Common jobs for Layfields

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    Common female occupations for Layfields in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    74

    Weaver

    26

    Weaver Cotton

    25

    Housekeeper

    15

    Dressmaker

    13

    Common male occupations for Layfields in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    55

    Farmer

    35

    Boiler Maker

    28

    Weaver

    28

    Weaver Cotton

    18

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