Origins of the Lenton surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 3North West 12Isle of Man 1Yorkshire 148East Midlands 224West Midlands 344East 87London 182South East 98South West 30South Wales 5Mid Wales 1West WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Lentons lived in west-midlands

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    Common jobs for Lentons

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

    Common female occupations for Lentons in 1921





    Silk Weaver


    Domestic Servant


    Ribbon Weaver


    Common male occupations for Lentons in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer


    Coal Miner


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    Farm Labourer


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