Origins of the Leston surname

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    In 1921, most Lestons lived in east-midlands

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    Common jobs for Lestons

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

    Common female occupations for Lestons in 1921



    House Servant


    A G C Lab


    Cotton Glover Maker


    Cotton Reeler


    Common male occupations for Lestons in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer




    Coal Miner


    General Labourer


    Iron Turner


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