Origins of the Lightbody surname

About the Lightbodys

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 4North West 1Isle of ManYorkshire 32East Midlands 4West Midlands 3East 5London 30South East 9South West 4South WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Lightbodys lived in yorkshire

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    Common jobs for Lightbodys

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    Common female occupations for Lightbodys in 1921

    Domestic Servant

    20

    Dressmaker

    17

    Housekeeper

    16

    Annuitant

    11

    Seamstress

    9

    Common male occupations for Lightbodys in 1921

    Coal Miner

    42

    Mason

    32

    Baker

    19

    Tailor

    19

    Joiner

    16

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