Origins of the Liness surname

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    In 1921, most Linesses lived in london

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    Common jobs for Linesses

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

    Common female occupations for Linesses in 1921

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    Carpenters Wife


    Dress Maker


    General Labourer Wife


    General Servant Domestic


    Common male occupations for Linesses in 1921

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    Coal Miner


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